Two houses in the Hawkes Bay region have been badly damaged
by fire overnight.
Firefighters were called to Long Range Road, in Blackhead in
the Central Hawkes Bay, about 4.22am, where a cottage was
Crews also attended a house fire on State Highway 2 in
Nuhaka, near Wairoa, about 5.02am.
A fire service spokesperson said the houses were well
involved when they arrived.
There were no reports of injuries and the causes of the fires
were being investigated.