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7.30pm UPDATE - Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 7:37 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is asking Silverstream residents to please conserve water in their houses as the reservoir fills back up. Wellington Water has allowed firefighters access to the reservoir for firefighting use. Helicopters will continue operations ... More >>

5pm UPDATE - Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The fire is now under control and around 2ha in size. Firefighters are still on scene to extinguish the fire and a third helicopter is on the way to assist firefighting efforts before dark. More >>

4pm UPDATE: Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters are currently fighting a third alarm vegetation fire in Evergreen Crescent, Trentham. Two helicopters are also on the way to support firefighting efforts. As a precaution, around ten nearby properties have been asked to prepare to evacuate ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season For Taranaki District

Friday, 21 January 2022, 8:37 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

All of the Taranaki District has moved to a restricted fire season as of 8am Friday 21 January. This restricted fire season means anyone wanting to light an open-air fire will have to apply for a permit and follow the conditions listed on the permit. ... More >>

Evacuated Residents Return Home At Ahipara

Friday, 21 January 2022, 8:34 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Residents from six properties on the outskirts of Ahipara have been allowed to return home after being evcuated overnight due to a fire on the hillside above. Fire and Emergency Incident Controller Scott Marchant said the fire was contained. Ground ... More >>

Vegetation Fire At Ahipara Contained

Friday, 21 January 2022, 6:24 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire crews have contained a vegetation fire near Ahipara in Northland overnight. Fire and Emergency District Manager Wipari Henwood says the fire covers about three hectares and six properties have been evacuated. Brigades from Ahipara, Kaitaia, ... More >>

Wairarapa Fire Season Change

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 9:11 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The whole of the Wairarapa District has moved into a restricted fire season. The restriction took effect Wednesday January 19 2022 at 8am. A restricted fire season means anyone planning on lighting an open-air fire will need a permit. You can apply ... More >>

Fire Season Change For Northern And Central Waikato Zones

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 9:10 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Northern and Central Zones of the Waikato Fire District are now in a prohibited fire season. The change occurred at 9 am Wednesday 19 January 2022. Waikato District Manager, Daryl Trim says this change is about reducing the risk of potential fires, ... More >>

Change In Fire Season Status For Buller

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 8:53 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Buller is now in a restricted fire season. The change from open to restricted occurred at 8 am Tuesday 18 January. It means anyone planning to light an open-air fire will need to apply for and obtain a permit. District Manager Myles Taylor says Buller ... More >>

Waiharara Fire Update

Monday, 17 January 2022, 1:00 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

It is day 31 of the Waiharara fire in the Far North. The fire now covers 2530 hectares with a perimeter of 36km. The area of the fireground increased due to a break-out last Saturday. Today we have 63 firefighters working on the fireground, supported ... More >>

Fire Season Changes For Lakes Zone And Central Zone (Otago)

Friday, 14 January 2022, 4:05 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Lakes Zone and Central Zone of the Otago Fire District will move to a prohibited fire season. The change will come into effect at 8am Saturday 15 January 2022. The Lakes Zone includes the land surrounding Lake Wakatipu, the Nevis Valley, and the ... More >>

Update 2pm 13 Jan 2022 - Waiharara Fire

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 2:08 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

This morning Fire and Emergency held a community meeting to provide an update on the fire and the longer term plans for the continued support for the community. Far North Councillor Dave Collard, NZ Rural Support Trust, Ngai Takoto, Department of ... More >>

Fire Season Change For Northland District

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 5:25 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

All of the Northland District is moving to a restricted fire season, except for the area north of Awanui to Cape Reinga and the Karikari Peninsula (that are year round in a restricted fire season) which will move to a prohibited fire season. The ... More >>

Otago Lakes Zone District Fire Season Change

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 5:01 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Otago District Lakes Zone will move to a restricted fire season, effective from 5pm Tuesday 11 January 2022. The Lakes Zone includes the land surrounding Lake Wakatipu, the Nevis Valley, and the land west and north of Lakes Wānaka and Hawea. Otago District ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season For Central Hawke’s Bay And Hastings Rural District

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 9:23 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Central Hawke’s Bay and Hastings Rural District is now in a restricted fire season. The restriction came into effect from 8am today (11 January 2022). District Manager Ken Cooper says fire permits are now required for people in the Hawke’s Bay to ... More >>

Fire Season Change For Mainland Auckland

Monday, 10 January 2022, 10:17 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Mainland Auckland is now in a restricted fire season. The change occurred at 8 am Monday 10 January. Region Manager Ron Devlin says hot and dry conditions around area over the holiday period have increased the fire risk. "A restricted fire season ... More >>

Update 8.30am - King Edward St Fire, Motueka.

Monday, 10 January 2022, 9:03 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency was called to a building fire on King Edward Street in Motueka around 4.30am this morning (10/1/2022). 14 fire trucks and support vehicles, including a command unit, responded to fight the fire. Firefighters are currently still on ... More >>

Change Of Fire Season For Waikato

Monday, 10 January 2022, 9:02 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Waikato fire District is now in a restricted fire season. The change came into force at 9 am, 10 January and covers all areas within Hamilton City, Waikato, Hauraki, Matamata Piako, Waipa, Otorohanga and Waitomo. District Manager, Daryl Trim says ... More >>

Emerald Bay (Wanaka) Fire Update 7.30am

Monday, 10 January 2022, 7:42 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighting operations are continuing this morning to contain the fire burning at Emerald Bay near Wanaka. Fire and Emergency New Zealand Incident Controller Jason Sarich says conditions on the fireground were favourable overnight so no properties ... More >>

Wanaka Fire Update - 8.30pm

Sunday, 9 January 2022, 9:06 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Ground crews supported by helicopters are continuing to fight a fire burning in an area of regenerating bush at Emerald Bay near Wanaka this evening. Fire and Emergency Incident Controller Jason Sarich says the fire is burning an estimated 180-200 hectares ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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