New Zealand short forecast forecast to midnight Saturday
Northland to Taranaki, also Taupo and Bay of Plenty: Showers, heavy and thundery at times, clearing tomorrow evening.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, clearing tonight.
Wanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa: Isolated showers clearing tonight but returning tomorrow morning, becoming widespread for a time in the afternoon and evening, then clearing.
Marlborough and Nelson: Rain, heavy and possibly thundery for Nelson and northern parts of Marlborough. Rain clearing tomorrow morning, but returning briefly in the evening.
Buller: Occasional rain, becoming persistent tomorrow evening.
Westland: Rain, heavy at times.
Fiordland: Rain spreading south overnight, possibly heavy tomorrow.
Canterbury and Otago: Patchy rain or drizzle clearing tomorrow morning, then mainly fine.
Southland: Mainly fine with high cloud.
Chatham Islands: A few showers, turning to rain tomorrow morning.