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Fire stations opened in Mid-South Canterbury

26 February 2023 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency National Commander Russell Wood officially opened two new fire stations in Mid-South Canterbury on Saturday.

Hawke’s Bay residents urged to take care in working around silt

22 February 2023 | Emergency Information

Residents of flood-impacted areas are being urged to not dig trenches through silt deposits.

Practising fire safety with water-damaged battery powered devices

20 February 2023 | Emergency Information

Fire and Emergency New Zealand encourages people in the Hawke’s Bay to remain vigilant and practise fire safety after a power outage.

Statement from Fire and Emergency Chief Executive Kerry Gregory

17 February 2023 | Announcements

Kerry Gregory statement about the death of Muriwai VFB firefighter Craig Stevens

Bans on fire risk activities for Otago

17 February 2023 | Fire Season Updates

Bans on fire risk activities for Otago

Serious fire risk across South Island this weekend

17 February 2023 | Announcements

South Islanders are encouraged to assist Fire and Emergency by reducing the risk of sparking an unwanted fire this weekend while the fire danger is extreme.

Cyclone Gabrielle: Information for the Public

16 February 2023 | Emergency Information

Updates and information about your safety in Cyclone Gabrielle.

Statement from Fire and Emergency Chief Executive Kerry Gregory

15 February 2023 | Announcements

An Urban Search and Rescue team has retrieved a body located under the Muriwai landslide caused by cyclone Gabrielle.