It’s a mainly settled morning across New Zealand as a ridge of high pressure moves over the country.
Light winds and mainly clear skies surround the nation with temperatures climbing in to double digits in the North Island but remaining very cold in the South Island.
As of 10:30am it was still just 3 degrees in Christchurch, Dunedin, Timaru and Gore. Wellington and Auckland were both on 11 and Hamilton on 9.
Central New Zealand is the warmest with 14 in Manawatu, 13 in Wanganui and 12 across Taranaki.
Kaikoura is the warmest South Island centre with 10 degrees this hour.
A calm and mostly sunny afternoon is on the way today for most regions as the high holds firm. However tomorrow a gentle easterly will build over the upper North Island ahead of a developing low pressure system. There is still a significant amount of uncertainty with the tracking of this low however WeatherWatch.co.nz is keeping a close on it as it may bring strong winds and heavy rain to Northland either late on Sunday or early Monday – then drift southwards. Check back for updates.