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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.

Celebrating our firefighters on International Firefighters’ Day Whakanuia Ngā Kaipatuahi

4 May 2022 | Announcements

Today is International Firefighters’ Day, Whakanuia Ngā Kaipatuahi, a day when people around the world celebrate the mahi of all firefighters, past and present.

Fire and Emergency requests independent review to assess progress to address bullying and harassment

29 April 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency has asked the Public Service Commission to review its progress to address bullying and harassment in the organisation.

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.

Open fire season for Southland District

21 April 2022 | Fire Season Updates

Southland is now in an open fire season as at 8am, Thursday 21 April, 2022