New Zealand Defence Force support in Port Hills' fires near Christchurch stepping up - Civil Defence and Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Civil Defence and Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has asked the Defence Force to provide support to local authorities in Christchurch as they deal with the Port Hills fires.Logistics personnel and equipment will be sent from Burnham...
A bushfire burning Christchurch’s Port Hills has been contained thanks to fire breaks, but authorities warned on February 17 that there’s still a risk of flare-ups.The Port Hills fires have destroyed at least 11 homes and 11 sheds since it began on Monday, according to the Christchurch City...
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