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Deep Stream Fire Update #2

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 5:42 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A fire burning at Deep Stream in Otago has burned an estimated 2400 ha this afternoon, mostly tussock and scrub. More >>

Deep Stream fire update #1

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 3:45 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency says the fire began on the edge of the Te Papanui Conservation Park just before 11am and is burning an estimated 400 ha of tussock and scrub. More >>

Increased Fireworks call outs disappointing

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 3:54 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand responded to 88 fireworks-related calls on Guy Fawkes yesterday, an increase of more than 30 compared to last year. More >>

Fire and Emergency hands over back Convention Centre

Friday, 1 November 2019, 4:30 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

This afternoon Fire and Emergency New Zealand will hand back control of the New Zealand International Convention Centre to Fletcher Construction. More >>

Be safe this Guy Fawkes

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 4:07 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fireworks are going on sale this Saturday and Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging people to think before they light. More >>

Fire & Emergency release Independent Review of Tasman Fires

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 9:49 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has today released the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC) Independent Operational Review of its management of last summer’s Tasman fires. More >>

Update on the fire at the NZ International Convention Centre

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 12:54 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

We scaled back our presence at the New Zealand International Convention Centre over the weekend. More >>

Five images from within the SkyCity Convention Centre

Friday, 25 October 2019, 11:52 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Wellesley St Gallery, by Wellesley St, on the level 3 gallery before entering the exhibition floor. Straight ahead, you can also see the area to the back of house kitchens More >>

New fire truck for Wellington Voluntary Rural Fire Force

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 3:08 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Wellington Voluntary Rural Fire Force has received the first of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s new model fire appliances designed for fighting vegetation fires. More >>

Press the button - your life may depend on it

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 2:42 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging New Zealanders to check their smoke alarms are working this Daylight Savings weekend. More >>

21 firefighter recruits graduate

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:17 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A champion triathlete, former rugby league star and a "cow cocky" are among the 21 firefighter recruits who graduated from Fire and Emergency’s National Training Centre (NTC) today. More >>

Firefighters presented with Queen’s Service Medals

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:13 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters from Warkworth, Matata, Carterton, Milton, the Coromandel and Auckland are recipients of Queen’s Service Medals for their services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and their communities. More >>

Fire and Emergency acts to support Te Wiki o te reo Māori

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:49 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

To mark Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Fire and Emergency New Zealand has today launched a reo Māori version of its Escape My House website. More >>

Your life may depend on it - step up and get fire safe

Friday, 6 September 2019, 9:27 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

People are being urged to make sure their homes have basic fire prevention, set up and in working order, following the death of a 97-year-old man in a house fire on Auckland’s Northshore last Friday. More >>

Response to new fire safety website encouraging

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 11:26 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand says it is delighted that more than 52,000 people have visited a new website designed to help them escape their homes in the event of a fire. More >>

Firefighters acknowledged for long service to Hutt Valley

Monday, 26 August 2019, 9:03 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Board Chair Paul Swain acknowledged the long service of 20 firefighters from the Hutt Valley, six of whom received Gold Star Awards for 25 years service at an awards events held at the Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club on ... More >>

Smoke alarm proves life saving

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 2:47 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Neighbours swift actions may have saved a Palmerston North man’s life, says Fire and Emergency New Zealand. More >>

Pigeon Valley Fire Was Accidental

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 2:44 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

An investigation into one of New Zealand’s largest plantation forest fires has classified the fire as accidental. More >>

Investigation continuing into Christchurch explosion

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 12:55 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is continuing to investigate the cause and origin of the gas explosion in the Christchurch suburb of Northwood on 19 July. More >>

Smoke alarms save lives in Wellington house fire

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 1:47 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Smoke alarms saved the lives of a mother and father and three young children in the Wellington suburb of Strathmore over the weekend, Wellington firefighters say. More >>

   

 

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