Photos: Christchurch wildfires - Friday

The Claude family home had no hope of surviving the fires.
BEVAN READ

The Claude family home had no hope of surviving the fires.

Authorities say the Port Hills blazes are contained - but cordons remain.

Do you have photos or video of the fires? Send them to us at newstips@stuff.co.nz

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A bike in ruins at the Claude family home on the Port Hills.
BEVAN READ

A bike in ruins at the Claude family home on the Port Hills.

Burnside High School students Sophie Hill and Sam Gillman help bake 300 scones to deliver to the firefighters.
JOSEPH JOHNSON/FAIRFAX NZ

Burnside High School students Sophie Hill and Sam Gillman help bake 300 scones to deliver to the firefighters.

Bruce Webster of DOC works on the smouldering burnt remains of properties from the recent fires near Worsley Rd, Port ...
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Bruce Webster of DOC works on the smouldering burnt remains of properties from the recent fires near Worsley Rd, Port Hills, Christchurch.

Burnt remains of properties that were lost to the recent fires on Worsley Rd, Port Hills, Christchurch.
BRADEN FASTIER/FAIRFAX NZ

Burnt remains of properties that were lost to the recent fires on Worsley Rd, Port Hills, Christchurch.

St Albans firefighter Keys Kerdemelidis-Kiesnowski has been working 24hr shifts on the during the fires on the Port ...
BRADEN FASTIER/FAIRFAX NZ

St Albans firefighter Keys Kerdemelidis-Kiesnowski has been working 24hr shifts on the during the fires on the Port Hills, Christchurch.

Helicopters with monsoon buckets dampen down hot-spots in Victoria Park-area, below Sugarloaf.
JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/FAIRFAX NZ

Helicopters with monsoon buckets dampen down hot-spots in Victoria Park-area, below Sugarloaf.

Residents passing through a cordon on Kennedys Bush Road.
JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/FAIRFAX NZ

Residents passing through a cordon on Kennedys Bush Road.

Military personnel at the cordon on Kennedys Bush Road.
JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/FAIRFAX NZ

Military personnel at the cordon on Kennedys Bush Road.

Helicopters and fire crews in and around Worsley Road
BEVAN READ/FAIRFAX NZ

Helicopters and fire crews in and around Worsley Road

Helicopters with monsoon buckets dampen down hot-spots in Victoria Park-area, below Sugarloaf.
JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/FAIRFAX NZ

Helicopters with monsoon buckets dampen down hot-spots in Victoria Park-area, below Sugarloaf.

Fire crews re-group to fight the wildfires for another day.
JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/FAIRFAX NZ

Fire crews re-group to fight the wildfires for another day.

Drizzle was falling in Christchurch on Friday morning, and people were hpeful it would dampen fires in the Port Hills.
HENRY COOKE/FAIRFAX NZ

Drizzle was falling in Christchurch on Friday morning, and people were hpeful it would dampen fires in the Port Hills.

Police stopping residents going to their properties as the fires raged.
IAIN MCGREGOR/FAIRFAX NZ

Police stopping residents going to their properties as the fires raged.

Aerial photos show aftermath of the fires.
DAVID WALKER/FAIRFAX NZ

Aerial photos show aftermath of the fires.

Fire crews race to hot spots on the Port Hills.
OLIVER WATSON

Fire crews race to hot spots on the Port Hills.

Firefighters have faced a huge battle to try and bring the fires under control.
OLIVER WATSON

Firefighters have faced a huge battle to try and bring the fires under control.

Helicopters have been battling the blaze for days.
OLIVER WATSON

Helicopters have been battling the blaze for days.

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