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Fireworks banned around Christchurch

16 December 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is banning the use of fireworks in a number of locations around Christchurch. The ban will include Akaroa, Bottle Lake and the Port Hills.

IGNITE Magazine: Issue 18

16 December 2020 | Ignite Magazine

Ignite represents the voices of the men and women across the country who dedicate themselves to protecting life and property in their communities.

Canterbury moving to restricted season

15 December 2020 | Fire Season Updates

All of Canterbury is moving to a restricted fire season effective from midnight Wednesday 16 December.

Change in fire seasons for Northland

14 December 2020 | Fire Season Updates

Fire seasons are changing in Northland as at 8am 14 Dec 2020. A restricted fire season is now in place across the whole of the Far North, Whangarei and Kaipara

Fire and Emergency welcomes 28 new firefighters

10 December 2020 | Announcements

An outdoor instructor, beekeeper and paramedic were among 28 new recruits who graduated as firefighters today at Fire and Emergency’s National Training Centre.

Don’t light fires in strong winds this weekend

4 December 2020 | Announcements

Fire & Emergency is urging people to be fire safe with strong winds expected across Southland, Fiordland, Otago, Canterbury, Wellington & Wairarapa this weekend

43 new Urban Search and Rescue recruits learn emergency skills

3 December 2020 | Announcements

43 new technicians, medics and logisticians have joined Fire and Emergency’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team.

Change in fire season status for Otago

1 December 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is updating its fire season status for the Otago region.
From Tuesday 1 December, the entire Otago region will change to a restri