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Fire and Emergency Drone Teams deployed to the West Coast

5 December 2019 | Announcements

A drone team of three from Fire and Emergency New Zealand is currently carrying out a Rapid Assessment of the impact heavy rain is having on the West Coast.

Want to help prepare your community for an emergency?

2 December 2019 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is calling on people to join one of our initial seven Local Advisory Committees to help make New Zealand communities more resilient.

Change in fire seasons for Auckland

29 November 2019 | Announcements

From Monday 2 December there will be a restricted season across greater Auckland and a prohibited fire season across all the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.

The smallest spark can cause a fire

28 November 2019 | Announcements

Fires can and do start from the smallest spark - especially in rural and semi-rural areas during the summer.

Firefighters support Movember

25 November 2019 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive Rhys Jones congratulates firefighters from across the country who are growing moustaches to support Movember.

SkyCity convention centre fire: Fire & Emergency New Zealand commissions an independent review

21 November 2019 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has commissioned an independent review of its management of the 2019 SkyCity convention centre fire.

New Zealand firefighters assisting in New South Wales

21 November 2019 | Announcements

Twenty-six New Zealand firefighters are departing for Australia on Thursday (Thursday 21 November) to help fight the wild fires burning in New South Wales.

New Zealand firefighters leave to assist in New South Wales

17 November 2019 | Announcements

Twenty-six New Zealand firefighters are departing for Australia on Sunday 17 November to help fight the wild fires that have been raging in New South Wales.