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Changes to fire season in Palmerston North, Manawatu, and Rangitikei

11 March 2020 | Fire Season Updates

As of 8am Wednesday 11 March, the fire season in Palmerston North, Manawatu, and Rangitikei Districts has changed from prohibited to restricted fire season.

Changes to fire season in Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu

11 March 2020 | Fire Season Updates

As of 8 am Wednesday 11 March, the fire season in Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu has changed from prohibited to open fire season.

Supporting work to reduce firefighter occupational cancer risks

6 March 2020 | Announcements

For more than 150 years, fire service organisations have been at the heart of New Zealand communities.

Aucklanders asked to take extra care in extreme fire conditions

5 March 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is asking Aucklanders to take extra care after recent fires on lifestyle blocks on the outskirts of the city.

Fire danger still high in Nelson/Tasman

5 March 2020 | Fire Season Updates

Despite recent rain, the fire danger in most of Nelson/Tasman remains extreme. We urge people to continue to be careful.

Fire and Emergency thanks public for attending Newlands meeting

3 March 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive Rhys Jones has thanked members of the public who attended a meeting about the future of the Newlands Fire Station

Extreme fire danger in Northland

3 March 2020 | Fire Season Updates

With over 100 avoidable fires already in Northland this fire season Fire and Emergency is urging people to pay attention the total fire ban.

Changes to fire season in Wairoa

3 March 2020 | Fire Season Updates

The fire season in all Rural Zones in Wairoa is now Restricted & the Wairoa Township Zone has changed to Open. The Bay Forests Zone remains in a Total Fire Ban.