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Open fire season for Tairāwhiti District

5 March 2022 | Fire Season Updates

All of the Tairāwhiti District will move back into an open fire season at 8am on Saturday 5 March.

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

Open fire season for Hawke's Bay

28 February 2022 | Fire Season Updates

Mahia Peninsula, Wairoa Coastal Strip, Tararua, Central Hawke’s Bay and Rural Hastings will join the rest of the Hawke’s Bay District in an open fire season.

Open fire season for Manawatū-Whanganui District

23 February 2022 | Fire Season Updates

The Manawatū-Whanganui District will move back to an open fire season at 8am on Wednesday 23 February.

Marlborough fire season change

22 February 2022 | Fire Season Updates

All of the Marlborough District will move back to a restricted fire season at 8am Wednesday 23 February.

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.

Change of fire season for Wellington District

16 February 2022 | Fire Season Updates

All of Wellington will move back into an open fire season as of 8 am Wednesday 16 February 2022.

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.