Showers and thunderstorms will continue across central parts of the North Island this morning. Auckland, Hamilton and New Plymouth can expect to see precipitation during the morning hours. Clearing skies and settled weather is expected for later this morning and this afternoon.
Christchurch is expected to be dry and settled today, along with the rest of the South Island. Late tonight some showers may begin to pop up across the north-western parts of the island.
Afternoon highs will range from lower teens in the deep south to upper teens about the central and upper North Island.
By WeatherWatch Analyst Howard Joseph