Firefighters are currently battling a large scrub fire near
Fire north communications shift inspector Scott Osmond said
about three hectares of vegetation were off Waipoua
Settlement Rd in the Kaipara district were involved in fire.
A helicopter had been called in this morning to help
extinguish the blaze. The Rural Fire Service were called to
the fire at about 11pm, and had remained through the night,
Mr Osmond said.
There were no houses or buildings nearby, and the Rural Fire
Service were currently monitoring the situation, he said.