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Prepare now for severe winds in Canterbury

12 September 2021 | Emergency Information

People in Canterbury are being warned to prepare now before severe gales impact the region this afternoon and overnight.

Multiple fires in the South as gales continue

10 September 2021 | Emergency Information

Galeforce winds cause fires across Otago and Canterbury

Cantabrians urged to take care with outdoor fires in Level 2

7 September 2021 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency NZ is asking people in Canterbury to take care with outdoor fires as the region prepares to return to COVID alert level 2.

Tasman and Nelson landowners asked to delay outdoor burning

2 September 2021 | Announcements

Permit holders are asked to delay lighting non-essential outdoor fires while Nelson and Tasman remain in COVID level 3

Check old fire sites are fully extinguished

2 September 2021 | Announcements

With strong winds forecast for parts of Southland, anyone who has lit an outdoor fire over the last fortnight is being asked to check it is completely out.

Burning advice for high country farmers

1 September 2021 | Announcements

High country and hill farmers in Canterbury who have consents from ECan allowing them to burn during September are being asked to contact Fire and Emergency NZ

Outdoor fires discouraged in Auckland Region

25 August 2021 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand urges households, lifestyle block owners and landowners not to burn outdoor fires during lockdown.

Outdoor fires discouraged in Northland

25 August 2021 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand urges households and landowners across Northland not to light outdoor fires during lockdown.