A controlled burn sending smoke across Rotorua's western suburbs is set to burn through until Sunday.

Residents reported seeing large amounts of smoke coming from a property in Pukehangi yesterday and again today.

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokeswoman said crews were notified that a safe and controlled burn was taking place on a Pukehangi Rd property and would continue through to Sunday.

A witness said it appeared a large amount of wood was being burned off.

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