The stench of smoke was overwhelming, but some say they were told to continue as normal.
It is the first time Lotto has been unable to air the draw live.
The fire started around 1pm on Tuesday.
Dan Carter, Ross Taylor and Grant Dalton have their say.
That's enough to fill a rugby field nine feet high.
Melissa Merika Jones' death is being treated as unexplained.
The blaze continues to burn in Auckland's central business district.
Demand is shifting in the right direction.
The Christchurch food bank has informed its landlord it plans to close.
There are concerns it could affect a fire raging at the International Convention Centre.
The blaze continues to rage on more than seven hours after it started.
Police confirmed there have been reports of smoke.
The new law will decriminalise abortion.
The airport has offered to shell out $31 million for half of Miramar Golf Course.
A leopard mini dress and rechargeable butt plug were among his loot.
St Johns says three others were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Significant building delays have already caused setbacks.