16 Feb 2024

Port Hills fire burns into its third day

From Morning Report, 6:10 am on 16 February 2024

Fire crews have again been fighting the huge fire on Christchurch's Port Hills for a second night.

Helicopters are expected back in the air again at first light.

One home has been destroyed in the blaze, while at least 80 other households have been evacuated.

Our reporter Tim Brown spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss from the cordon on Worsleys Road.