6 Nov 2016

Gunpowder plots stay safe in capital

7:07 am on 6 November 2016

Guy Fawkes night in Wellington last night was the quietest one in more than 20 years, The Fire Service says.

Fireworks light up the Capital.

Fireworks light up the capital. Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

Crews responded to a total 36 calls last night, eight of which were fireworks-related, with none serious.

However, Auckland was much busier for the Fire Service, with 111 calls received every 20 seconds, one spokesperson said.

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