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Bay of Plenty, Tongariro and Taupō move to an open fire season

17 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Fire Season Updates

The Bay of Plenty and South Waikato Districts of Tongariro and Taupō move to an open fire season from 9am Wednesday 17 April, until further notice.

Restricted fire season lifted in Hawke’s Bay

17 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Fire Season Updates

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is revoking the restricted fire season for Hawke’s Bay as of 8am Wednesday 17 April, until further notice.

Wellington District moves to an open fire season

16 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Fire Season Updates

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Wellington District will move from a restricted fire season to an open fire season from 8am Wednesday 17 April.

Lower fire risk across Mid-South Canterbury prompts fire season changes

16 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Fire Season Updates

All Mid-South Canterbury restricted zones will move to open and all prohibited will move to restricted at 5am Tuesday 16 April, until further notice.

Most of Te Tai Tokerau Northland moves to an open fire season

15 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Fire Season Updates

Most of Te Tai Tokerau Northland moves to an open fire season from 9am Monday 15 April, until further notice.

Fire season changes for the Coastal, Waimea and Nelson North zones

15 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Fire Season Updates

Coastal, Waimea and Nelson North zones will move from a prohibited fire season (total fire ban) to a restricted fire season from 8am Monday 15 April.

Fire season change for Otago fire zones

12 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Fire Season Updates

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has revoked the prohibited fire season in the Upper Waitaki, Central, Strath Taieri, Naseby and Glendhu Bluffs fire zones

Care must be taken when using electric blankets this winter

12 Paengawhāwhā 2024 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging caution when using electric blankets this winter, following release of a Coroner’s Findings into a fatal fire.