An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand on Friday. An east to southeasterly airflow around this high brings the odd shower to some east / northeastern parts of the North Island.
A shower or two for Gisborne, Coromandel and Northland (especially in the east) on Friday. Sunny spells elsewhere for the upper North Island. Morning cloud breaks about Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay to mostly sunny weather from afternoon. The southwestern corner of the North Island has a mostly sunny day.
Mostly sunny for the South Island, there may be some cloud at times about the ranges along the West Coast.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz