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Lake Tekapo Fire final update

2 November 2022 | Emergency Information

Firefighters have contained the vegetation fire which broke out close to the Lake Tekapo Village and the nearby power station early this morning.

Lake Tekapo Wildfire Prompts Strong Warning about Risk

2 November 2022 | Emergency Information

A wildfire at Lake Tekapo this morning has prompted a strong warning for landowners to make sure any old land management fires are completely extinguished.

Fireworks ban for Otago

2 November 2022 | Announcements

A ban on fireworks is in place for the highest-risk parts of Otago.

Fireworks ban for the Far North

1 November 2022 | Announcements

A temporary ban on the private use of fireworks has been put in place for the Karikari Pensiula, Ahipara township and surrounding areas.

Let off fireworks safely this Guy Fawkes

1 November 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is calling for people to be careful when letting off fireworks this Guy Fawkes, particularly with high winds forecast across the motu.

Fighting fires on ice

27 October 2022 | Community Education

Antarctica hosts the coldest, driest, windiest, and harshest environment in the world. Any fire here is potentially catastrophic.

Final Recommendations create opportunity for resolution - Fire and Emergency NZ

21 October 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand recognises the mediator’s final recommendations as a key step towards settling a new collective agreement.

Fire and Emergency focused on reaching agreement despite more strike action

20 October 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency remains focused on finding a resolution with the NZPFU despite the Union issuing further notices of strike action.