Mainly anticyclonic over New Zealand on Friday, conditions are mainly settled but there will be areas of cloud about for some. Eastern regions get the best weather.
Some fog or low cloud possible for upper North Island areas morning and night, especially inland. Expect a mix of sun and cloud otherwise, perhaps an isolated shower or two also.
The east coast of the country is mainly sunny. The West Coast of the South Island is cloudiest in the south, showers for Fiordland.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz