Four helicopters tackling a fire at Cape Reinga have been stood down for the night.
Fire and Emergency said the fire was now under control, having burned through at least four acres of bush.
Crews are still there and damping down hot spots.
Part of State Highway 1, from the top of Cape Reinga is closed.
Fire and Emergency said crews were called in just after 3pm today.
A Department of Conservation spokesperson said Ngāti Kuri ambassadors had discovered the fire and evacuated visitors from the carpark.
Access to Cape Reinga was closed.
FINAL UPDATE 7PM— NZTA Akld & Nthlnd (@NZTAAkl) January 22, 2020
Due to a large scrub fire #SH1 remains CLOSED from the top of #SH1 in Cape Reinga through to Tapotupotu Road. We are signing off for the night so for overnight updates on this incident, please check our website. ^MF https://t.co/JFbFMqjLXI