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Fatal fire in Christchurch

Friday, 15 November 2019, 1:42 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is working alongside Police at the scene of a fatal fire in Christchurch. More >>

Deep Stream Update

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 8:47 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Deep Stream Fire is still contained however, hotspots are still being identified within peat and these are being attended too as they arise. We have 5 helicopters and ground responding to remote areas to help mop up on edges where water is not ... More >>

Deep Stream

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:31 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Deep Stream Fire is still contained. Today we will be working on hotspots that were identified by flying an infrared camera over the fire ground yesterday. More >>

New Zealand firefighters helping battle blazes in Queensland

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:56 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Twenty-one New Zealand firefighters are departing for Australia today (Tuesday 12 November) to help fight the wild fires that have been raging in Queensland for the past nine weeks. More >>

Deep Stream update - 2pm 11/11/19

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:02 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has remapped the burn area of the blaze and now estimate it to be about 5000 hectares. It hasn’t grown in size, we have just reviewed the burn area and its size. More >>

Deep Stream Update - 10.30am

Monday, 11 November 2019, 10:41 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Today we will be using thermal imaging camera over the fire grounds to continue our search for hotspot, grounds crews will then be deployed to put these out. More >>

Deep Stream fire final update

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 5:09 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The fire in the Deep Stream area in Otago has burned 4664 hectares and is now contained. More >>

Update Deep Stream Fire, 1000 hours, Sunday 10 November

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 11:45 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Rain and low cloud have helped suppress the fire burning in the Deep Stream area in Otago, which is now contained. More >>

Deep Stream Fire Update #2

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 5:42 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A fire burning at Deep Stream in Otago has burned an estimated 2400 ha this afternoon, mostly tussock and scrub. More >>

Deep Stream fire update #1

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 3:45 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency says the fire began on the edge of the Te Papanui Conservation Park just before 11am and is burning an estimated 400 ha of tussock and scrub. More >>

Increased Fireworks call outs disappointing

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 3:54 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand responded to 88 fireworks-related calls on Guy Fawkes yesterday, an increase of more than 30 compared to last year. More >>

Fire and Emergency hands over back Convention Centre

Friday, 1 November 2019, 4:30 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

This afternoon Fire and Emergency New Zealand will hand back control of the New Zealand International Convention Centre to Fletcher Construction. More >>

Be safe this Guy Fawkes

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 4:07 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fireworks are going on sale this Saturday and Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging people to think before they light. More >>

Fire & Emergency release Independent Review of Tasman Fires

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 9:49 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has today released the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC) Independent Operational Review of its management of last summer’s Tasman fires. More >>

Update on the fire at the NZ International Convention Centre

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 12:54 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

We scaled back our presence at the New Zealand International Convention Centre over the weekend. More >>

Five images from within the SkyCity Convention Centre

Friday, 25 October 2019, 11:52 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Wellesley St Gallery, by Wellesley St, on the level 3 gallery before entering the exhibition floor. Straight ahead, you can also see the area to the back of house kitchens More >>

New fire truck for Wellington Voluntary Rural Fire Force

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 3:08 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Wellington Voluntary Rural Fire Force has received the first of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s new model fire appliances designed for fighting vegetation fires. More >>

Press the button - your life may depend on it

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 2:42 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging New Zealanders to check their smoke alarms are working this Daylight Savings weekend. More >>

21 firefighter recruits graduate

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:17 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A champion triathlete, former rugby league star and a "cow cocky" are among the 21 firefighter recruits who graduated from Fire and Emergency’s National Training Centre (NTC) today. More >>

Firefighters presented with Queen’s Service Medals

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:13 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters from Warkworth, Matata, Carterton, Milton, the Coromandel and Auckland are recipients of Queen’s Service Medals for their services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and their communities. More >>

 

 

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