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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 >>

SkyCity convention centre fire: independent review

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 12:46 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has commissioned an independent review of its management of the 2019 SkyCity convention centre fire. More >>

New Zealand firefighters assisting in New South Wales

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9:30 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Twenty-six New Zealand firefighters are departing for Australia on Thursday (Thursday 21 November) to help fight the wild fires burning in New South Wales since the start of September. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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