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Mid-South Canterbury Moves To Open Fire Season

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 2:05 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Announcing the change, Don Geddes, Senior Advisor Risk Reduction, says regular light rainfall and further rain forecast this week across inland high-country areas has reduced the fire risk. More >>

Restricted Fire Season Revoked For South Marlborough

Friday, 17 May 2024, 8:09 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is revoking the restricted fire season for South Marlborough from 8am Friday 17 May, until further notice. More >>

Rangiora Volunteer Fire Brigade Celebrates 150 Years Serving The Rangiora Community

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 11:24 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Rangiora Volunteer Fire Brigade is celebrating one-and-a-half centuries of serving its community at an event taking place at the station next month. More >>

Winter Cold Brings Open Fire Season To All Hawke’s Bay - People Urged To Be Fire Safe At Home

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 8:16 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is revoking the restricted fire season for Tararua East and Hawke’s Bay Coast as of 12pm Tuesday 14 May, until further notice. More >>

Open Fire Season For Hakataramea Valley And Waihaorunga

Friday, 10 May 2024, 1:30 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The inland high-country areas of Mackenzie Basin, Rangitata Gorge, Upper Rakaia Gorge and Ashburton lakes remain in a restricted fire season. More >>

Restricted Fire Season Revoked For Coastal Waitaki

Friday, 10 May 2024, 9:13 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is revoking the restricted fire season in coastal Waitaki from 8am Saturday 11 May, until further notice. More >>

Open Fire Season Declared For Whole Of Canterbury

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 8:07 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Canterbury District will move from a mix of restricted and prohibited fire seasons to an open fire season from 8am Tuesday 7 May, until further notice. More >>

Honouring Our Firefighters On International Firefighters’ Day | Whakanuia Ngā Kaipatuahi

Saturday, 4 May 2024, 1:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency Chief Executive Kerry Gregory says that today is chance to acknowledge the extraordinary effort that firefighters put in on a daily basis. More >>

Aotearoa New Zealand Needs More Career Firefighters

Friday, 3 May 2024, 12:51 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Aotearoa New Zealand needs compassionate and energetic team players to become career firefighters with Fire and Emergency New Zealand. More >>

Fire Season Changes For Marlborough

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 8:16 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Marlborough South zone will move from a prohibited fire season to a restricted fire season from 8am Wednesday 1 May, until further notice. This includes all Department of Conservation land. More >>

Fire And Emergency’s Top Tips For Staying Fire Safe This Winter

Monday, 29 April 2024, 6:18 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has some simple steps to keep people safe from fire as the temperature drops. "Every year, get your chimney swept and cleaned before the first fire of the season," Community Education Manager Adrian Nacey says. ... More >>

Open Fire Season For Manawatū-Whanganui Coastal Areas

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 8:14 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is revoking its restricted fire season for the Manawatū-Whanganui coastal area (see Map) as of 0800hrs Tuesday 23 April 2024. More >>

Wairarapa Moves To A Restricted Fire Season

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 4:04 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A restricted fire season means people wanting to light an outdoor fire must have a fire permit approved by Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Wairarapa will move to a restricted fire season from 8am Friday 19 April, until further notice. More >>

Bay Of Plenty, Tongariro And Taupo Move To An Open Fire Season

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 9:09 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Bay of Plenty and South Waikato Districts of Tongariro and Taupō move to an open fire season from 9am Wednesday 17 April, until further notice. An open fire season means people can light outdoor fires without a permit from Fire and Emergency ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season Lifted In Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 8:11 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is revoking the restricted fire season for Hawke’s Bay as of 8am Wednesday 17 April, until further notice. More >>

Wellington District Moves To An Open Fire Season

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 3:56 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Wellington District will move from a restricted fire season to an open fire season from 8am Wednesday 17 April, until further notice. This change applies to the Wellington, Hutt Valley, Porirua, and Kāpiti Coast zones. ... More >>

Lower Fire Risk Across Mid-South Canterbury Prompts Fire Season Changes

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 5:39 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

All fire zones in Mid-South Canterbury which are currently in a restricted fire season will move to an open fire season, and all those in a prohibited fire season will move to a restricted fire season from 5am Tuesday 16 April, until further notice. More >>

Most Of Te Tai Tokerau Northland Moves To An Open Fire Season

Monday, 15 April 2024, 9:17 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Most of Te Tai Tokerau Northland moves to an open fire season from 9am Monday 15 April, until further notice. At the same time, Ahipara, Te Aupouri Peninsula and Karikari Peninsula move to a restricted fire season. An open fire season means people ... More >>

Fire Season Changes For The Coastal, Waimea And Nelson North Zones

Monday, 15 April 2024, 8:12 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Coastal, Waimea and Nelson North zones will move from a prohibited fire season (total fire ban) to a restricted fire season from 8am Monday 15 April, until further notice. More >>

Care Must Be Taken When Using Electric Blankets This Winter

Friday, 12 April 2024, 11:40 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging caution when using electric blankets this winter, following release of a Coroner’s Findings into a fatal fire in Northland, Wellington. Community Education Manager Adrian Nacey said the Findings from Coroner ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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