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Stay away from hidden hazards on the Awarua fireground

22 April 2022 | Emergency Information

Hidden dangers remain within the area burnt by the vegetation fire at Awarua Bay so people are reminded to stay off the fireground.

Outdoor fires discouraged as Northland braces for strong winds and dry weather this week

2 March 2022 | Emergency Information

Fire and Emergency asks Northlanders to stay extra vigilant and refrain from lighting outdoor fires this week, as strong east to northeast winds and dry weather

Cromwell structure fire update

16 February 2022 | Emergency Information

Firefighters are actively fighting a large commercial building fire in McNulty Road in Cromwell, Central Otago.

Aranga vegetation fire update

15 February 2022 | Emergency Information

Seven houses near Aranga in the Kaipara District of Northland have been evacuated with the help of Civil Defence as a safety precaution due to a scrub fire.

Tahanga Road, Far North vegetation fire update

14 February 2022 | Emergency Information

Firefighters are fighting a vegetation fire on Tahanga Road, Lake Ohia, in the Far North which broke out shortly before 1pm today.

Update 2pm 13 Jan 2022 - Waiharara fire

13 January 2022 | Emergency Information

This morning Fire and Emergency held a community meeting to provide an update on the fire and the longer term plans for the continued support for the community.

Community meeting in Kaimaumau tomorrow

28 December 2021 | Emergency Information

Incident Controller John Sutton will update the community on progress fighting the fire. The meeting will also be livestreamed.

Waiharara Fire Update 27 December 2021

27 December 2021 | Emergency Information

A specialist drone crew will be carrying out thermal imaging at the Waiharara fire overnight while fire crews and heavy machinery fight the fire during the day.