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Fire and Emergency NZ releases independent review of NZICC fire

6 October 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has released an independent operational review it commissioned into last October’s New Zealand International Conference Centre fi

Change in fire season for Central Otago

2 October 2020 | Community Education

As of Friday 2 October, Central Otago is in a restricted fire season.

Electrical fire prompts fire safety reminder

25 September 2020 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency is reminding New Zealanders that electrical appliances do have a fire risk & need to be used safely.

Severe wind warnings for Canterbury - so don’t light fires

25 September 2020 | Community Education

With severe winds forecast for Canterbury over Sunday and Monday, people are urged to take every precaution to stop fires starting or spreading.

Take two easy steps to protect your family from fire this Daylight Saving

24 September 2020 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency New Zealand wants people to take two easy steps this Daylight Saving weekend when our clocks go forward one hour.

Helpful tips to reduce fire risks outside your home

23 September 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is keen for Kiwis to protect their homes from the risk of fire.

Fire and Emergency warns against burn offs while heavy winds forecast

22 September 2020 | Announcements

Forecasters are expecting heavy winds to hit Canterbury overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday.
Fire and Emergency want anyone planning a burn to hold off.

Smoke alarms are life savers

21 September 2020 | Community Education

Smoke alarms saved lives this weekend - alerting residents to a kitchen fire in the Hawke’s Bay.