Tag Archives: New Zealand

New Zealand Firefighters Halt Wildfire’s Advance

Fire was spread over 5,000 acres   NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Firefighters in New Zealand’s second-largest city were able to halt a wildfire’s advance on suburban homes Thursday after it burned down 11 houses in ...

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Hundreds Evacuated from New Zealand Wildfires

Pilot killed in crash was decorated Afghanistan war veteran   NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people in New Zealand’s second-largest city were evacuated from their homes Wednesday as wildfires burned down several houses and ...

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Pilot Killed in Crash at New Zealand Wildfire

Helicopter went down while fighting Port Hills fires   CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (stuff.co.nz) – The pilot of a helicopter has died after it crashed in Christchurch’s Port Hills while battling a blaze. A man died in a helicopter crash while ...

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Pilot Cam: Water Drop on NZ Wildfire

Pilot view from over the Avoca Fire   Garden City Helicopters – Check out this fantastic footage taken from our pilots helmet camera of the Avoca Fire in the Waimakariri Gorge.  

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