A fire in Auckland’s city centre continues to smoulder 48 hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the heart of New Zealand’s largest city. Thousands of people were evacuated from central Auckland on Tuesday as a massive fire burned in the heart of New Zealand’s largest city.. Fires have raged near the Australian capital Canberra for weeks - at one stage shutting the city's airport as flames approached the perimeter. Thick smoke from the Australian bushfires is still sweeping over Auckland and Northland, according to experts. Air quality levels in the Auckland region have been tainted as bushfires in Australia continue to burn.

... Australian bush fires: Smoke and ash reaching Auckland at midday. The 2019–20 Australian bushfire season, colloquially known as the Black Summer, began with several serious uncontrolled fires in June 2019. Fire at convention centre in Auckland burns into the night Updated October 23, 2019 — 10.32am first published October 22, 2019 — 12.53pm Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size Thousands of people have been evacuated after a significant fire at an under-construction convention centre in Auckland sent smoke billowing across New Zealand’s largest city. The raging fire on the roof of the under-construction SkyCity convention centre in Auckland, New Zealand broke out on Tuesday afternoon. Media caption Winds carried smoke from the fires as far away as New Zealand across the Tasman Sea.

RAW: Smoke haze near Auckland from Australian fires Supplied video obtained January 5, 2020 of smoke haze above Orewa, north of Auckland on the east coast of New Zealand.

The major fires, which peaked during December–January, have since been contained and/or extinguished.

Wind pushed clouds of smoke from the New South Wales, Victorian and South Australian bushfires 2,000 kilometres across the Tasman Sea, coating Auckland in a thick orange haze on Sunday. Throughout the summer, hundreds of fires burnt, mainly in the southeast of the country. Several fire … 3 Jan, 2020 9:45am. The fire was suspected to … Auckland (/ ˈ ɔː k l ə n d / AWK-lənd) is a large metropolitan city in the North Island of New Zealand.The most populous urban area in the country, Auckland has an urban population of about 1,467,800 (June 2019). 3 minutes to read .

Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison, who has faced a barrage of criticism for his handling of the fire crisis, on Saturday pledged additional support for those affected by the situation. Auckland film industry . Another sprawling plume of smoke and dust stretching across the Tasman Sea from fire-ravaged eastern Australia is set to blow smack into Northland tomorrow Film studios Digital, Pre & Post Production Skills and talent Before you start filming . Australian bush fires: Smoke and ash continues to drift across NZ, reaching Auckland at midday . Laws, regulations and insurance Permits Production logisitics Employing cast and crew News ; About Screen Auckland Smoke from the Australian bushfires has made its way over the Tasman Sea again.

The bushfire smoke swept thousands of kilometres across the Tasman Sea, darkening the skies over Auckland with a sepia-tinted haze.