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Stay safe with lithium ion batteries

20 December 2019 | Announcements

Stay safe with lithium ion rechargeable batteries this Christmas.

Kiwi, Tūi and Pīwakawaka chosen as ambassadors for wildfire prevention campaign

14 December 2019 | Announcements

A new summer wildfire prevention campaign featuring three of New Zealand’s most beloved native birds begins today.

IGNITE magazine: Issue 14

12 December 2019 | Ignite Magazine

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

Fire and Emergency consulting over future of Newlands Fire Station

10 December 2019 | Announcements

Fire & Emergency is consulting with Newlands Volunteer Fire Brigade, Johnsonville Brigade, Unions & Associations about the future of the Newlands Fire Station.

Fire and Emergency Drone Teams deployed to the West Coast

5 December 2019 | Announcements

A drone team of three from Fire and Emergency New Zealand is currently carrying out a Rapid Assessment of the impact heavy rain is having on the West Coast.

Want to help prepare your community for an emergency?

2 December 2019 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is calling on people to join one of our initial seven Local Advisory Committees to help make New Zealand communities more resilient.

Change in fire seasons for Auckland

29 November 2019 | Fire Season Updates

From Monday 2 December there will be a restricted season across greater Auckland and a prohibited fire season across all the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.

The smallest spark can cause a fire

28 November 2019 | Community Education

Fires can and do start from the smallest spark - especially in rural and semi-rural areas during the summer.