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Rolleston Fire

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 7:47 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A fire burning between Rolleston and Christchurch is now contained. Crews were called to the fire on Waterholes Road, near Main South Road at 4.30 this afternoon. It quickly spread across 40 hectares and up to 21 appliances and four helicopters worked to ... More >>

All Of North Island Now In A Prohibited Or Restricted Fire Season

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 2:54 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The entire North Island and most of the South is now in either a Prohibited or Restricted ffire and emergecyire season after Wellington declared a restricted season effective 8am Friday 14 February. Manager Rural Fire, Tim Mitchell says the hot and dry conditions ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season For Wellington

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 9:07 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

As of 8am Friday 14 February, Wellington will be in a Restricted fire season. This includes Kapiti Coast, Porirua, Wellington City and the Hutt Valley. Principal Rural Fire Officer Craig Cottrill says this means anyone needing to light a fire will require ... More >>

Release Two: Ngongotahā Fire

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 6:06 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is expecting to be at a fire at Ngongotahā throughout the night. Fire and Emergency was alerted at 7.10 this evening (11 February). The fire is at an auto dismantler on Wikaraka Street. At least 22 crews have been working ... More >>

Fire at Ngongotahā

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 9:29 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is currently responding to a large fire at Ngongotahā, near Rotorua. More >>

Prohibited Fire Season For Tararua And Wairarapa

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 12:41 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

  Tararua district is now in a prohibited fire season. The change in fire season was effective from 8am yesterday (Monday 10 February) and follows the Wairarapa district going into a prohibited fire season last week (effective 8am Monday 3 February). ... More >>

Prohibited fire season declared in Manawatū

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 9:45 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

A prohibited fire season has been declared for Manawatū, Rangitikei and Palmerston North districts. The change in fire season is effective from 8am tomorrow (Wednesday 12 February). More >>

Total Fire Ban declared in Hawke’s Bay

Monday, 10 February 2020, 4:03 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A prohibited fire season has been declared for Hawke’s Bay. The change in fire season is effective from 12 noon today (Monday 10 February). More >>

Are you prepared to escape in a house fire?

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:31 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

This week (9 - 15 February) marks the start of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s first ‘Escape Week’. More >>

Far North implored to take fire prohibitions more seriously

Monday, 10 February 2020, 2:41 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters in the Far North are urging their communities to take the current fire prohibitions more seriously. More >>

UPDATE Rangitikei Fire Brandon Hall And Pukepapa Roads

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 11:38 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The vegetation fire in the Rangitkei district, near Santoft on Brandon Hall and Pukepapa roads, is now contained. Firefighters have returned to the site this morning to continue mopping up, damping hot spots and monitoring for any flare ups. There ... More >>

Prohibited Fire Season in Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu

Friday, 7 February 2020, 8:57 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Principal Rural Fire Officer Nigel Dravitzki says all fire permits have been cancelled as of 8 am this morning ( Friday 7 February). More >>

Dunlops Road & Daiken Fires, North Canterbury

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 7:10 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Dunlops Road fire continues to burn along the riverbank in the vicinity of Dunlops Road, Loburn, while the Daiken Fire is burning along the riverbank to the east of the Ashley-Loburn Bridge. More >>

Dunlops Road & Daiken Fires, North Canterbury

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 10:14 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

While much needed rain fell last night and this morning bringing a small reprieve, there is still work to be done to extinguish the two fires near the Ashley/Rakahuri River in North Canterbury. More >>

Tikokino Hawke's Bay Fire Update - 5am

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 7:28 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

A fire just outside Tikokino on SH50 has flared up again overnight due to the strong winds. Around 50 firefighters have been working to manage the fire overnight. SH50 is closed at Tikokino and is likely to remain closed until at least lunchtime. People ... More >>

Dunlops Road & Daiken Fires, North Canterbury

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 10:02 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency continue to fight two significant fires near the Ashley/Rakahuri River in North Canterbury. More >>

Dunlops Road & Daiken Fires, North Canterbury

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 11:12 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency continue to fight two significant fires near the Ashley/Rakahuri River in North Canterbury. A third blaze was discovered at the old dumpsite behind the Rangiora Showgrounds at approximately 6.30am this morning. The fire was quickly ... More >>

Prohibited fire season declared in The Central North Island

Monday, 3 February 2020, 5:07 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A prohibited fire season has been declared for Central Lakes, Bay Of Plenty Coast and Pumicelands.. More >>

Review of NZ International Conference Centre fire underway

Friday, 31 January 2020, 3:26 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Fire and Emergency NZ commissioned independent operational review of the 2019 New Zealand International Convention Centre fire at SkyCity is underway. More >>

Change in fire season status for Auckland

Friday, 24 January 2020, 12:35 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is updating its fire season status for the Auckland region. More >>

 

 

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