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Second Fire and Emergency deployment arrives in Queensland

17 November 2023 | Deployments

An increase in fire danger in Queensland means the arrival of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s next contingent of firefighters is timely.

People reminded not to light fires when visiting islands off Northland this summer

14 November 2023 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging people not to light fires on islands that are public conservation land this summer following campfires being lit.

Thinking outside the box with virtual fire safety education in schools

10 November 2023 | Community Education

Counties Manukau District firefighters found a unique way to deliver Get Firewise programmes to local schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our communities and our workforce are changing

9 November 2023 | Announcements

Our Kia Toipoto programme of mahi (work) (2022-2024) aims to remove bias and discrimination in all levels of our workplace

Twenty-two firefighters deployed to assist with Queensland wildfires

6 November 2023 | Deployments

Twenty-two firefighters are departing for Australia on Monday, 6 November to help fight wildfires burning across Queensland.

Stepping up to champion fire safety in our schools

2 November 2023 | Community Education

Over the last 18 months, Hutt Valley and Wainuiomata Brigades have been trialling a new way to provide high-quality, consistent fire safety education.

Fire and Emergency urges caution with fireworks

1 November 2023 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency is urging people to think carefully before using fireworks this Guy Fawkes.

Kensington Fire Update #1

27 October 2023 | Emergency Information

Firefighters continue to work at the scene of this morning’s house fire in Kensington, Dunedin.