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Manawatu rural areas move to restricted fire season from Wednesday

24 February 2021 | Fire Season Updates

The Rangitikei, Manawatu and Palmerston North rural districts will move from an open fire season to a restricted fire season from 8am Wednesday 24 February.

Changes to fire seasons in Northland

19 February 2021 | Fire Season Updates

The Far North and Whangārei districts have moved to a restricted fire season today (19 Feb 2021).

Change of fire seasons for the Wairarapa and Tararua District

9 February 2021 | Fire Season Updates

Wairarapa has moved into a prohibited fire season effective from 8am, 9 Feb 2021. Tararua District will move to a restricted fire season at 8am 12 Feb 2021.

Charleston gets home fire safety advice

4 February 2021 | Announcements

Charleston residents have been learning about the fire risks they face at home, and how to prepare for them.

Southland moves to restricted fire season

4 February 2021 | Fire Season Updates

At 8am this morning (4 February 2021) the Southland region changed from an open fire season to a restricted fire season.

Prohibited fire season for Hawke’s Bay

3 February 2021 | Fire Season Updates

Hawke’s Bay is now in a prohibited fire season, as at 8am 3 February 2021.

Restricted fire season for Waikato

3 February 2021 | Fire Season Updates

The Waikato district will move to a restricted fire season from 8am Wednesday 3 February 2021.

House fire in Pokeno prompts warning that fire gets real, fast

2 February 2021 | Announcements

A recent house fire in Pokeno, Waikato is a timely reminder of just how fast fire can spread and the importance of having an escape plan.