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Firefighters’ union escalates strike action despite 8% -19 % new pay offer increase

4 August 2022 | Announcements

Deputy National Commander Brendan Nally says it is disappointing the New Zealand Professional Firefighters’ Union has given notice of escalated strike action.

IGNITE Magazine: Issue 24

18 July 2022 | Ignite Magazine

In this issue: Operational game changer for firefirghers, season of the peat fire and Manawatia a Matariki

New career fire crew for Levin

15 July 2022 | Announcements

Levin fire station is now home to an additional crew of career firefighters. The new crew will work alongside the Levin and Horowhenua volunteers.

Fire and Emergency congratulates Royal Honours recipients

6 June 2022 | Announcements

Board Chair, Rebecca Keoghan, would like to congratulate all Fire and Emergency people announced in the Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours list.

Open fire season for Otago District

16 May 2022 | Fire Season Updates

Otago moved to an open fire season at 8am today (Monday 16 May). This includes Dunedin, Clutha, Waitaki, Central and Lakes Districts.

Keep looking while you’re cooking

12 May 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is reminding New Zealanders to never leave cooking unattended following two recent house fires in Auckland.

Restricted fire season lifted in the Mackenzie Basin

11 May 2022 | Fire Season Updates

The Mackenzie Basin has moved into an open fire season today (Wednesday 11 May). This means that a permit is no longer required to light an open air fire.

New Year’s Honours recipients recognised

6 May 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency people from Kumeu, Kawakawa, Murchison, Clinton, and Ruatōria were presented with their Royal Honours at Government House today.