Rainfall brings relief for firefighters in Mackenzie Country

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 22 September 2023

Rainfall overnight has caused relief for firefighters battling multiple blazes in the Mackenzie Country.

The first fire broke out at Pūkaki Downs on Wednesday night and a second started Thursday near Lake Tekapo.

Reporter Tim Brown is on State Highway 80 where the road has just reopened.

Brown spoke to Morning Report.