Smoke from Tasmanian fires spotted in NZ

By Melissa Meehan and Andrew Drummond
Updated January 28 2019 - 6:41am, first published 6:37am
Hundreds of firefighters are trying to contain 44 bushfires burning across Tasmania.

Smoke from Tasmania's numerous bushfires is being spotted as far away as New Zealand as parts of the state remain at threat from blazes up to 20,000 hectares in size.