Fire on Auckland's Mt Richmond extinguished

A large vegetation fire on Mt Richmond in the Auckland suburb of Mt Wellington has now been extinguished.

Twenty-four firefighters were called on Saturday morning to fight the blaze, Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ) says.

At its peak, the fire was 300m x 200m and took two hours to extinguish.

FENZ says all fire crews are still in attendance and are dampening the area down now.

It's still unclear what caused the fire.