A ridge lies over the North Island today bringing mainly settled weather meanwhile a northerly airflow lies over the South Island.
Expect mostly sunny weather and some high cloud with light winds. There is some cloud however for eastern Northland and also East Cape which may bring the odd shower, Hawkes Bay sees some cloud also but should stay mainly dry.
Cloudy skies in the west with rain, heavy for South Westland. Mainly dry out east but expect plenty of high cloud, winds from the north overall however coastal areas in the west and east see breezy northeasterlies.
Temperatures in the high teens or early twenties for the western North Island, highs ranging from 16 to 18 degrees in the east. Highs in the early or perhaps mid twenties for the eastern South Island (warmer temperatures inland), not getting out of the high teens in the west.