Heading nearer to the weekend, a ridge extends right over most of the country, meaning sunny and clear conditions for pretty much everyone.
The exceptions are the East Coast of the North Island and Wellington – while Fiordland will also buck the trend with rain and showers the order of the day there.
Check out specifics and a look ahead to the weekend and next week with Philip Duncan’s latest weather video, here.
– Aaron Wilkinson & Drew Chappell, WeatherWatch.co.nz
– Photo: Tony Hopman