Fire and Emergency NZ - Latest News [Page 1]

Fire and Emergency NZ investigating false alarm

Monday, 20 January 2020, 9:13 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Today Fire and Emergency New Zealand is investigating what caused a number of our fire station sirens from Tauranga to Waihi to activate yesterday evening. More >>

Tangoio Fire: Hawke's Bay 08/01/2020 4pm

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 4:15 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency and Pan Pac forestry crews have made good progress on securing the 12km perimeter of the fire today. More >>

Tangoio Fire: Hawke's Bay 08/01/2020 9.30am

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 10:01 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is continuing to work on the fire at Tangoio, Hawke's Bay, today, with 55 firefighters on the ground plus forestry crews from Pan Pac working on securing the perimeter of the fire. More >>

Tangoio Fire: Hawke's Bay 07/01/2020 6.30pm

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 6:48 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Overnight a drone will be deployed to scan the site for hot spots, using an infrared camera. More >>

Tangoio Fire: Hawke's Bay 07/01/2020 6pm

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 6:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

However, the fire is not yet extinguished. Around 55 firefighters will return to the site tomorrow to continue work to put the fire out. Mop up activities will likely take several days. More >>

Tangoio fire: Hawke's Bay 07/01/2020 2pm

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 2:06 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is making progress on the Tangoio fire and is considering whether to reduce the number of helicopters this afternoon. More >>

Tangoio fire: Hawke’s Bay 7/1/2019: 9am

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 9:59 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand continues to work on containing a fire Tangoio Settlement Road. More >>

Fire and Emergency honours’ recipients congratulated

Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 9:58 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive, Rhys Jones has congratulated six firefighters from Warkworth, Rotorua, Whanganui, Kirwee (Canterbury), Nuhaka (Hawkes Bay) and Wanaka, who were named in the New Year’s Honours list released today. More >>

Stay safe with lithium ion batteries

Friday, 20 December 2019, 12:58 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

These batteries supply power to many kinds of devices including smart phones, laptops, scooters, e-cigarettes, toys, power tools and even cars. More >>

Kiwi, tui and pīwakawaka chosen as ambassadors for wildfire

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 6:27 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A new summer wildfire prevention campaign featuring three of New Zealand’s most beloved native birds begins today. More >>

Future of Newlands Fire Station

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 12:01 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is to consult with the Newlands Volunteer Fire Brigade, the Johnsonville Brigade (a composite brigade of career and volunteer personnel), the United Fire Brigades Association (UFBA) and the New Zealand Professional Firefighters ... More >>

Fire and Emergency Drone Teams deployed to the West Coast

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 3:24 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A drone team of three from Fire and Emergency New Zealand is currently carrying out a Rapid Assessment of the impact heavy rain is having on the West Coast. More >>

UPDATE 1: 5pm Fire on Jones Road, Rolleston

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 5:13 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is currently responding to a roadside fire on Jones Road near Rolleston. More >>

A step into the future for Fire and Emergency at Remutaka

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 3:27 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Upper Hutt’s new Remutaka Fire Station will be officially opened by Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chairman Paul Swain on Saturday 7 December. More >>

Want to help prepare your community for an emergency?

Monday, 2 December 2019, 12:36 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is calling on people to join one of initial seven Local Advisory Committees which will help make New Zealand communities more resilient in an emergency More >>

Change in fire season statuses for Auckland

Friday, 29 November 2019, 10:38 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

From Monday 2 December it will declare a restricted season across greater Auckland and a prohibited fire season across all the islands of the Hauraki Gulf. More >>

Update on SH1 fire near Taupo: Road now open

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:09 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The vegetation fire on SH1 just north of Waitahanui, about 15km south of Taupo, is now under control. More >>

Update on SH1 fire near Taupo

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 3:55 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The vegetation fire on SH1 just north of Waitahanui, about 15km south of Taupo, is now under control. More >>

The smallest spark can cause a wildfire

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 11:34 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fires can and do start from the smallest spark - especially in rural and semi-rural areas during the summer. More >>

Firefighters support Movember

Friday, 22 November 2019, 12:46 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive Rhys Jones congratulates firefighters from across the country who are growing moustaches for Movember in support of men’s health. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL