Rain developing everywhere, possibly heavy for a time in the North Island and ranges in the South Island, with thundery falls in the north and snow in Canterbury and Otago. Rain turning to showers in the west and far south later.
North Island, showers, possibly heavy in the north and west for a time with snow lowering to 600 metres in central areas. South Island, rain in the east with snow to 400 metres at first, easing to a few showers, becoming fine and frosty elsewhere.
North Island, showers in the north, east and Wellington, clearing to fine everywhere. South Island, showers about the Kaikoura and Canterbury coast, clearing to fine. Showers developing later in Fiordland.