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Restricted Fire Season For Manawatū-Whanganui

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 9:10 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

All of the Manawatū-Whanganui District moves to a restricted fire season from 8am on Wednesday 2 February. A restricted fire season means anyone planning on lighting an open-air fire will need a permit and must follow the conditions of their permit. ... More >>

Karikari Peninsular Fire Update Tuesday 1 February

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 10:40 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire crews are still working to control a vegetation fire on the Karikari Peninsula in the Far North. Fire and Emergency District Manager Wipari Henwood says some rain last night helped to keep the fire subdued and contained overnight. "Today we ... More >>

Make Sure Your Old Rubbish Or Land Clearing Fires Are Completely Out

Monday, 31 January 2022, 2:24 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Manawatu-Whanganui residents are being asked to check any old or recent smouldering rubbish and land clearance fires to ensure they are out. District Manager, Nigel Dravitzki says there is extreme fire risk for some parts of the District over the ... More >>

UPDATE 12.50pm - Factory Fire, Dale St, Kaiapoi

Monday, 31 January 2022, 12:57 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighting operations have now finished at the scene of the factory fire on Dale Street, Kaiapoi. Fire and Emergency District Manager Dave Stackhouse says fire investigators are at the scene investigating the cause and origin of the fire. "This investigation ... More >>

Vegetation Fire On The Karikari Peninsula

Monday, 31 January 2022, 8:44 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire crews from Karikari and Maunganui are fighting a vegetation fire on the Karikari Peninsula in the Far North. Fire and Emergency District Manager Wipari Henwood said the ground crews were being supported by six helicopters as well as heavy machinery ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season For Otago’s Coastal And Clutha Zones

Monday, 31 January 2022, 8:11 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Otago’s Coastal (Dunedin and Waitaki) and Clutha zones are now in a restricted fire season. The restricted fire season came into effect from 8am today (Monday 31 Jan). Otago District Manager Phil Marsh says a permit is required to light a fire ... More >>

Firefighters Tackling Vegetation Fire Near Meremere

Monday, 31 January 2022, 6:18 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

30 January About 70 firefighters are working to extinguish a vegetation fire near Meremere tonight. Fire and Emergency Incident Controller Thomas Harre says the fire covers about five hectares of native bush including peat alongside the main trunk ... More >>

Waikato Farmers Urged To Check And Extinguish Old Fires

Saturday, 29 January 2022, 2:20 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Waikato farmers are being asked to check any old smouldering rubbish and land clearance fires to ensure they are out, given extreme fire danger forecast across the district over the next few days. Fire and Emergency District Manager Daryl Trim says people ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Fire Season Change

Saturday, 29 January 2022, 2:14 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Mahia Peninsula, Wairoa Coastal Strip and Tararua will join Central Hawke’s Bay and Rural Hastings in a restricted fire season. The change will commence at 8am Monday 31 January. Hawke’s Bay District Manager, Ken Cooper, says a restricted fire season ... More >>

Restricted Fire Season For The Mackenzie Basin

Friday, 28 January 2022, 4:23 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A restricted fire season has been declared in the Mackenzie Basin within the Mid-South Canterbury area. The change will take effect at 1am Saturday 29 January. This means anyone planning to light an open-air fire in these areas will need to apply for and ... More >>

Fire Season Change For Ruapehu District

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 1:20 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The Ruapehu District Council area will move into a restricted fire season from Friday 28 January 2022 at 8:00am. A restricted fire season means anyone planning on lighting an open-air fire will need a permit. You can apply for a permit at www.checkitsalright.nz ... More >>

Fire Season Change For Marlborough District

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 9:04 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The whole of the Marlborough District, including Department of Conservation land, is now in a prohibited fire season. The change takes effect from Thursday 27 January 2022 at 8:00am. A prohibited fire season means the lighting of fires in open air ... More >>

Southland Fire Season Change

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 10:02 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

All of Southland is now in a restricted fire season. The change occurred at 8am Wednesday 26 January 2022, and means anyone planning to light an open-air fire will need to apply for and obtain a permit. Southland District Manager, Julian Tohiariki ... More >>

Fire Season Change For Wellington, Kapiti And Hutt Valley

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 9:56 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The whole of the Wellington region will join the Wairarapa by moving into a restricted fire season. The restriction will take effect from Wednesday 26 January 2022 at 8:00am and will cover Wellington, Kapiti and the Hutt Valley. A restricted fire season means ... More >>

Update: Evergreen Cres Fire, Trentham

Monday, 24 January 2022, 7:55 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters have made good progress in creating a secure perimeter around the Evergreen Crescent fireground in Trentham today. Five crews have been on site - one each from Whanganui, Horowhenua and three from the Wellington area. Incident Controller Bryce ... More >>

8.30am UPDATE - Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:38 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Operations have begun again at the Evergreen Crescent fire ground this morning. Today we have one helicopter on the ground available for work as required and six crews - one from Manawatu-Whanganui, one from Horowhenua, and four from around Wellington. ... More >>

6pm UPDATE: Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 7:15 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A big day out on the fire ground today with crews making good progress on the fire. The fire has not grown and remains under control at 14 ha. Helicopters have just stopped operations for the day. Ground crews remain but will scale back later this ... More >>

7am UPDATE - Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 7:17 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters are back on scene this morning to continue firefighting efforts. Helicopters started operations at 6.15am. Ground crews are working beside Remutaka Prison and off the top of Chatsworth Road. The helicopters and crews are making the most of ... More >>

7.30pm UPDATE - Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 7:37 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is asking Silverstream residents to please conserve water in their houses as the reservoir fills back up. Wellington Water has allowed firefighters access to the reservoir for firefighting use. Helicopters will continue operations ... More >>

5pm UPDATE - Fire, Evergreen Crescent, Trentham

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The fire is now under control and around 2ha in size. Firefighters are still on scene to extinguish the fire and a third helicopter is on the way to assist firefighting efforts before dark. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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