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Outdoor fires prohibited in Central and Coastal Hawke's Bay

25 March 2024 | Fire Season Updates

Central and Coastal Hawke's Bay fire seasons go to prohibited while the rest of Hawke's Bay remains in a restricted fire season

Fire season changes for Auckland mainland and parts of Hauraki Gulf

25 March 2024 | Fire Season Updates

The Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland mainland will move from a restricted fire season to an open fire season from 9am on Monday 25 March 2024, until further notice.

Large vegetation fire burning on shores of Whangape Harbour

22 March 2024 | Emergency Information

Vegetation fire burning in remote bushland on Whangape Harbour.

North Waikato moves to an open fire season

19 March 2024 | Fire Season Updates

North Waikato will move from a restricted fire season to an open fire season from 9am on Tuesday 19 March, until further notice.

Fire and Emergency seeking community voices for new Local Advisory Committees

14 March 2024 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency currently works with seven Local Advisory Committees (LACs) around the country to ensure communities’ voices and interests are reflected.

Parts of Canterbury move to a restricted fire season

14 March 2024 | Fire Season Updates

The Canterbury plains and coastal fire zones will move from a prohibited to a restricted fire season from 0800 hours on Friday 15 March, until further notice.

Third wildfire preparedness meeting for Twizel community

13 March 2024 | Announcements

Twizel's Volunteer Fire Brigade is hosting the third in a series of meetings encouraging people living on the outskirts of town to be prepared for a wildfire.

Port Hills fire final update

13 March 2024 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency has completed operations on the Port Hills after last month’s fire but remains ready to react swiftly to any further incidents in the area.