Firefighters have now contained a blaze at St Paul’s cathedral in Dunedin's city centre this morning.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand were called to the scene at around 3.30am.
A spokesperson told 1 NEWS the fire is contained.
Seven crews were working to put out the fire.
A turntable ladder aerial was also being used by crews to help fight it.
Fire and Emergency says a fire investigator will be attending the scene this morning.