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Open fire ban to reduce risk at Rangitata Huts

21 December 2021 | Fire Season Updates

Open fires on the beach and foreshore at South Rangitata have been banned to reduce the risk of fire to the Rangitata Huts community.

Prohibited fire season in Thames-Coromandel

20 December 2021 | Fire Season Updates

Thames-Coromandel is now in a prohibited fire season.

West Coast – stay fire safe this summer

20 December 2021 | Announcements

Summer means warmer weather and a higher risk of wildfire.

Kaimaumau township in the Far North evacuated due to Waiharara Fire

19 December 2021 | Emergency Information

Residents of Kaimaumau township in the Far North are evacuating overnight as a scrub fire in Waiharara has spread faster than anticipated on Sunday.

Update on vegetation fire in Far North

19 December 2021 | Emergency Information

Fire and Emergency ground crews and helicopters have returned to a large vegetation fire which covers approximately 350 hectares of land in Waiharara, Far North

Temporary fireworks ban in the Mackenzie Basin over summer

14 December 2021 | Fire Season Updates

A temporary fireworks ban covering the Mackenzie Basin will come into effect on Wednesday 15 December.

Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients recognised

7 December 2021 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand personnel from Matamata, Dannevirke, Kaiapoi, Rotorua and New Plymouth were presented with their Queen’s Birthday Honours today.

Hawke’s Bay - check it’s alright.

3 December 2021 | Announcements

Hawke’s Bay Fire and Emergency is urging people to think about fire safety as we approach warmer weather.