Watch: Whitianga residents homes in danger in wild fire

Jani Dennis, is not sure if her house is okay after evacuating during a Whitianga blaze. "We don't know. Our house is definitely not out of danger. This morning the fire was heading that way but the choppers were doing a fantastic job. They're like stars, the fire service. They worked 'til midnight and were up again at 6am." She said it was fortunate that the affected area was surrounded by an estuary, which helped the firefighters.

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