16 May 2023

Wellington mayor on Wellington hostel fire

From Morning Report, 7:20 am on 16 May 2023

There are warnings of multiple fatalities after a fire overnight in a 92-room hostel in the Wellington suburb of Newtown.

Fire and Emergency district manager Nick Pyatt says this is a worst nightmare situation and is a once in a decade fire for Wellington.

Wellington Mayor Tory Whanau spoke with Corin Dann.