6 Apr 2022

Awarua firefighters struggling amid 100km/h winds

From Midday Report, 12:47 pm on 6 April 2022

Strong winds are hampering efforts to fight a large fire burning through internationally significant conservation wetlands south of Invercargill.

The fire at Awarua has burnt through more than 1300 hectares.

Fire and Emergency's incident controller Mark Mawhinney spoke to Māni Dunlop.