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Firefighters' strike off - negotiations continue

4 November 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency NZ Chief Executive Kerry Gregory says he pleased that discussions between Fire and Emergency and the NZPFU are continuing.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #9

4 November 2022 | Emergency Information

The fire at Pegasus Beach remained within containment lines overnight.
Incident Controller Graeme Knight says there were no major flare-ups through the evening.

Fire crews will continue to respond during one-hour career firefighters’ strike on Friday

3 November 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency NZ will once again answer all 111 for Fire calls during the career firefighters’ full strike between 11am and 12pm on Friday 4 November.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #8

3 November 2022 | Emergency Information

Fire investigators have concluded their investigation into the start of the fire at Pegasus Beach.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #7

3 November 2022 | Emergency Information

The 130 evacuated residents of the Woodend Beach Holiday Park will be allowed to return home this evening as of 5pm through a managed re-occupation.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #6

3 November 2022 | Emergency Information

Ground crews and aerial waterbombing are making good progress in bringing the Pegasus Beach fire under control, Incident Controller Dave Berry says.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #5

3 November 2022 | Emergency Information

Four helicopters with monsoon buckets are dropping thousands of litres of water on the Pegasus Bay fire this morning, while seven ground crews are working.

Pegasus Beach Fire Update #4

3 November 2022 | Emergency Information

The Pegasus Beach fire is still burning, and is covering an estimated 200 hectares of land.