An anticyclone covers most of New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather, winds moving around this high come in as a southeast for the North Island so a few showers can be expected for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, also north of Auckland.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with some afternoon cloud, morning showers north of Auckland clear away although clinging to northern parts of Northland for much of the day. Overnight a few showers move in for Coromandel through to eastern Northland. East to southeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, some cloud closer to the eastern ranges. Southeasterly winds, easterlies about the Central Plateau.
Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy, showers for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Wairarapa is mainly dry with cloud breaking to afternoon sunny spells. Cool south to southeasterly winds
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, southeasterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud then sunny spells increase in the afternoon, east to southeasterly winds. Afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Morning low cloud (fog inland) then sunny spells break through in the afternoon, breezy east to northeasterly winds.
Morning cloud then increasing sunny spells, north of about Greymouth expect the odd shower. Light winds tend to the west or southwest after midday.
Southland & Otago
Morning low cloud or fog then mostly sunny, fog again overnight. Coastal Otago has morning cloud then sunny spells. Light winds for most but east to northeasterly winds a bit breezy for coastal Otago.