The fire began at lunchtime on Tuesday and by home-time Auckland was at a standstill. Traffic ground to a halt. Businesses shut. The public was warned to stay away. Smoke poured from the fire consuming the roof of the New Zealand International Convention Centre, a SkyCity project already beset with controversy and delays, and now facing its biggest struggle yet - a rebuild. Kirsty Johnston reports on the fire that would not go out.
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