RainWatch: Thursday's 24 hour rainfall

Chance of a shower at times about coastal Taranaki through to Auckland today otherwise mainly dry. Expect showers for eastern Bay Of Plenty, East Cape and Gisborne, gradually easing during the day and mostly clearing in the evening. 

Showers for the West Coast at times. Morning showers for Southland then clearing. Otago has the chance of a morning shower otherwise dry. Nelson and Marlborough see afternoon cloud build ups about the ranges bring the low risk of a shower.