Restricted and Prohibited Fire Seasons are now in place for most areas of New Zealand. Read more.

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Restricted and Prohibited Fire Seasons for Most of New Zealand icon

Restricted and Prohibited Fire Seasons for Most of New Zealand

11 December 2017 | Fire Season Updates

Most areas of New Zealand are now in Restricted or Prohibited Fire Seasons, following the extremely hot, dry and windy start to summer.

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Take action now ahead of a hot, dry summer

6 December 2017 | Fire Season Updates

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Notification of fumigation activities

30 November 2017 | Announcements

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“Severe Weather Event” predicted by MetService

7 November 2017 | Announcements

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Fire and Emergency New Zealand committed to learning from Port Hills fires response.

3 November 2017 | Announcements

Today Fire and Emergency New Zealand has released the independent review into the operational response to the Port Hills Fires.

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Board Update - November 2017

2 November 2017 | Board Update

Kei ngā ihuoneone, kei ngā taituarā o te tari, tēnei ka mihi.
(To the hard workers and supporters of our organisation, I greet you.)

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IGNITE Magazine: Issue 5

26 September 2017 | Ignite Magazine

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Firefighters return from Canada Deployment

8 September 2017 | Deployments

Eighty firefighters return from a five-week deployment to Canada to help contain fires raging in the Province of British Columbia.