NorthlandMainly fine. Isolated showers in the north and east, some heavy.
Remainder of the North IslandMostly fine. Remaining showers about coastal Gisborne clearing overnight, and the odd shower about Manawatu and Kapiti tomorrow morning.
Nelson, Marlborough and CanterburyFine.
Buller and WestlandMainly fine today. Cloudy periods tomorrow, with a few showers in Westland spreading to Buller in the evening.
Otago and SouthlandMostly fine. Areas of morning cloud tomorrow, and high cloud increasing tomorrow evening.
FiordlandBecoming cloudy. Showers developing this evening, turning to rain tomorrow night.
Chatham IslandsOccasional showers, clearing tomorrow and fine spells increasing.
New Zealand Long Range Forecast
SaturdayNorth Island, long fine spells in most places, a few showers in the northeast and also Taranaki. Cloud increasing south of Wanganui. South Island, rain in the north and west, heavy falls about the ranges, easing in Fiordland later. Brief scattered rain further east.
SundayNorth Island, cloud increasing, and rain developing in the north and west. South Island, rain in the north and west, fine with high cloud elsewhere.
MondayNorth Island, rain in the north and west, easing in western areas south of Waikato later, scattered falls elsewhere. South Island, rain in the north and west, easing to a few showers except about Fiordland, high cloud elsewhere.
Chatham IslandsIncreasing cloudy periods and freshening northerlies on Saturday. Cloudy periods and northerlies on Sunday. Cloudy with a few showers and strengthening northerlies on Monday.
A thunderstorm rattled the windows of houses at the thriving settlement of Hokitika. The weather experienced at Hokitika during May was "on the whole unpleasant, wet and squally."