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Fire and Emergency asks for vigilance due to fire risk

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 3:06 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The fire risk across most regions of New Zealand is now extreme, and in response, and Fire and Emergency is asking the public to be vigilant. More >>

Fire and Emergency deploy team to Tasmania

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 5:36 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has today deployed the second rotation of firefighters to help combat a number of significant wildfires in Tasmania. More >>

Fire and Emergency releases bullying and harassment review

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 11:15 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has released an independent review into its workplace policies, practices and procedures to address bullying and harassment, which has clearly highlighted a need for change. More >>

Fire and Emergency NZ deploys to Tasmania

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:26 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A contingent of New Zealand firefighting personnel is heading overseas, this time to help combat a growing number wildfires in Tasmania. More >>

Lower your risk of fire during the New Year and camping

Friday, 28 December 2018, 11:16 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Lower your risk of fire during the New Year and camping season - ‘Three B’s’ the leading cause of fires for Kiwi campers More >>

Fire and Emergency partners with accommodation provider

Friday, 21 December 2018, 9:55 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has formed a partnership with Airbnb to improve the country’s emergency preparedness, response and recovery. More >>

Reduce your fire risk this Christmas

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 1:28 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Christmas is a highly-anticipated time of year when families get together to enjoy the festivities and summer season. Across the country, BBQs, outdoor sports, and pavlovas are amongst the most popular Kiwi traditions in households over this period. More >>

Diverse group answer Fire and Emergency’s call

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 5:27 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has welcomed a diverse group of 22 new firefighters at a graduation ceremony at the National Training Centre in Rotorua today. More >>

New fire station in Christchurch

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 12:20 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A new fire station has been officially opened in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs today, bringing volunteer and career firefighters together for the first time in Canterbury. More >>

A Christmas gift that will last all year

Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:46 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The 2019 Firefighters Calendar has taken on a new look for 2019, featuring the ever popular firefighters alongside Child Cancer ambassadors. More >>

Fire experts say victims could have survived tragic fire

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 1:21 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency has agreed with a range of recommendations in a Coroner’s report into New Zealand’s worst house fire since the 1970s. More >>

Public urged to use fireworks safely this Guy Fawkes

Monday, 5 November 2018, 11:34 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging the public to act responsibly when using fireworks this Guy Fawkes, after a spate of incidents over the weekend. More >>

Get advice before burn-off

Friday, 12 October 2018, 12:09 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Farmers are being urged to seek advice from rural fire officers before burning off standing vegetation or slash after a burn-off got out of control in Northland on Wednesday. More >>

New Woolston Fire Station opened

Saturday, 29 September 2018, 6:54 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The new Woolston Fire Station was officially opened by Fire and Emergency Chairman Paul Swain in Christchurch today. More >>

First of 1500 free smoke alarms installed

Friday, 28 September 2018, 12:50 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Northland Area Manager Wipari Henwood today installed the first of 1500 donated smoke alarms in a home in Whangarei to mark the start of Fire and Emergency’s daylight saving campaign. More >>

Fire and Emergency honours’ recipients congratulated

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 2:25 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive Rhys Jones has congratulated six Fire and Emergency personnel who today received their Queen’s Birthday Honours from Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at an investiture ceremony at Government House. More >>

Official Opening of Wigram Station

Friday, 31 August 2018, 4:26 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Today, the Internal Affairs Minister, Tracey Martin officially opened a new $7.4 million fire station in Wigram, Christchurch. More >>

Record number of female firefighter applicants

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 10:30 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has received the highest number ever of female applicants for career firefighter roles. More >>

Never enter a property where there is fire

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:10 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Following the recent death of 55 year old male in a house fire in Pukekohe Fire and Emergency New Zealand are urging people to never enter or re-enter a house where there may be a fire. More >>

Firefighters discharged from hospital

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 5:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Three firefighters admitted to hospital for observation after attending a chemical incident in Christchurch this morning have been discharged. More >>

 

 

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