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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Saturday, 04-Jul

Northland Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Periods of rain, with some heavy falls, easing in Northland tonight.

Waikato Waitomo and the central high country

Scattered rain.

Taranaki to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Often cloudy, but some fine spells in the west.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

Occasional rain, becoming persistent north of Napier this afternoon.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Morning cloud clearing then fine.

Nelson and Buller

Fine, but becoming cloudy in Buller tonight.


Cloud increasing, with rain spreading from the south from afternoon.


Scattered showers, turning to rain this afternoon, with heavy falls tonight.

Southland and Otago

Mainly fine, but rain develops in Southland and Clutha tonight.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with light rain morning and night.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, a few showers in the west Manawatu northwards, fine spells in the south, and rain clearing elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in the west and south, with some heavy falls in Fiordland and Westland, and mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, occasional showers in the west Manawatu northwards, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and south, with snow to low levels in the south, mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, showers spreading to most places. South Island, showers clearing in the west, and showers spreading to most places elsewhere, with snow to low levels.

Chatham Islands

Rain on Sunday. Occasional showers on Monday, becoming more frequent on Tuesday. Fresh westerlies developing on Sunday and persisting throughout the period.

Issued: 04:11am Saturday, 04-Jul-2015