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IGNITE Magazine: Issue 17

24 November 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.

Be prepared - tips get your home fire safe for summer

23 November 2020 | Announcements

As summer approaches, Fire and Emergency wants people living with a risk of wildfire to act now and protect their homes from the wildfire hazard.

Fire and Emergency says be firewise in Otago this weekend

20 November 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is expecting seasonal winds across Otago this weekend to increase the fire danger to very high.

Be firewise this Guy Fawkes

30 October 2020 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency wants a much safer and less eventful Guy Fawkes this year.

Queen’s Birthday honours recipients recognised

21 October 2020 | Announcements

Des Minehan, Ian Walker, Ewan Mason, Allan Cox and Diane Yalden, were presented with their honours by Governor-General Patsy Reddy at Government House today.

Neighbourhood Support New Zealand Signs Relationship Agreement with Fire and Emergency New Zealand

19 October 2020 | Announcements

Our communities were made even safer today with the signing of a Relationship Agreement between Neighbourhood Support NZ & Fire and Emergency NZ.

Kitchen fire prompts reminder to never leave cooking unattended

16 October 2020 | Community Education

A Tawa resident had a close call on Thursday when their house filled with smoke after a pot caught fire when it was left unattended on the stove.

Rural Hawkes Bay moves to restricted fire season from Monday

12 October 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand says rural Hawkes Bay moves to a restricted fire season from Monday 12 October.