A spring blast is affecting New Zealand but eases back a little today in some regions.
A cold front quickly crosses the North Island this morning, weakening as it tracks to the north. There will be some spillover in to the east. A few showers linger in the west in the afternoon, becoming mostly dry though. Winds from the westerly quarter, still blustery for some regions.
HIGHS: 14 to 22 (warmest in the east, coolest in the west)
Rain on the West Coast breaking apart with increasing dry spells later. Some spillover into Southland and Otago but mainly dry in the east. A cooler day in the south.
HIGHS: 11 to 20