Firefighters were battling a blaze at a honey factory near Whangarei overnight.

Fire Service spokesman Steve Smith said staff were called to the fire on Pataua North Rd - about 30 minutes away from Whangarei - at 10.40pm.

"It is a honey factory, 10 metres by 40 metres, well involved [in fire]," he said.

Four fire trucks attended.


No one was injured and there were no reports of anyone needing to be evacuated, Mr Smith said.