The fire is fully contained and under control. Firefighters have been back out to the site this morning to mop up.
Following further mapping this morning, the confirmed size of the fire is 296.5ha.
A fire investigator has gone to the site today to undertake an investigation into the cause of the fire. This
investigation is expected to take some time to complete.
We will continue to work closely with the Department of Conservation and this will be our last formal update.