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Fire and Emergency committed to building a positive culture following independent review

8 December 2022 | Announcements

Rebecca Keoghan requested Te Kawa Mataaho complete the review earlier this year and accepts its findings and recommendations.

Fire and Emergency and the New Zealand Professional Firefighters' Union sign terms of settlement

6 December 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union have today signed terms of settlement for a new collective agreement

More Fire and Emergency help on the way for New South Wales flood response

6 December 2022 | Announcements

A third Fire and Emergency incident management team, Team Charlie, has arrived in New South Wales to continue assisting with the significant flooding.

Community gathers for Appleby Fire Station opening

5 December 2022 | Announcements

Friends and family joined members of the Appleby Volunteer Fire Brigade on Saturday to celebrate the official opening of their new fire station.

Waiharara Fire investigation report released

5 December 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency has released its findings today into the cause of a major fire incident at Waiharara in December 2021.

Food without fire; Fire and Emergency NZ releases recipes for Kiwis under the influence

2 December 2022 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency’s new campaign, You’re Cooked, aims to help Aotearoa’s under the influence chefs make late-night food, without causing a fire or hurting them

Fire crews called to 21 avoidable vegetation fires in Southland

1 December 2022 | Announcements

Fire crews have been called out to 21 vegetation fires around Southland in the last two months and with conditions drying out rapidly as we move into summer.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand declares a prohibited fire season for the Hauraki Gulf islands

1 December 2022 | Fire Season Updates

The Hauraki Gulf will move to a Prohibited Fire Season at 8am on Thursday 01 December, until further notice.