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South Island Fire and Emergency staff celebrated for Australian firefighting efforts

7 November 2022 | Announcements

Firefighters in the South Island were recognised today for their outstanding contribution during the catastrophic Australian bushfires over the 2019/2020 summer

Pegasus Beach Fire - Final Update

7 November 2022 | Emergency Information

The fire at Pegasus Beach remained within its containment lines overnight.

Busy Guy Fawkes weekend for firefighters

7 November 2022 | Announcements

Firefighters were kept busy this Guy Fawkes weekend with fires caused by fireworks across the motu.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #12

5 November 2022 | Emergency Information

The Pegasus fire remains contained and under control on Saturday.

Te Mata Peak fire started by fireworks

5 November 2022 | Announcements

Fireworks were the cause of a significant vegetation fire at Te Mata peak last night, Fire and Emergency confirms.

Fire and Emergency still committed to resolution despite further strike action

4 November 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency Chief Executive Kerry Gregory says it is surprising that the NZPFU has given notice of further new strike action in November.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #11

4 November 2022 | Emergency Information

The fire at Pegasus Beach remains contained within its perimeter.
Incident Controller, Graeme Knight says the Tūhaitara Coastal Park is now closed.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #10

4 November 2022 | Emergency Information

The fire at Pegasus Beach remains within containment lines and there is no change to the perimeter.