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Prohibited Fire Season declared in Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu

7 February 2020 | Fire Season Updates

Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu regions are now in a prohibited fire season.

Prohibited fire season declared in The Central North Island - Pumicelands

3 February 2020 | Fire Season Updates

A prohibited fire season has been declared for Central Lakes, Bay Of Plenty Coast and Pumicelands..

Independent operational review of NZ International Convention Centre fire underway

31 January 2020 | Announcements

The Fire and Emergency NZ commissioned independent operational review of the 2019 New Zealand International Convention Centre fire at SkyCity is underway.

Change in fire season status for Auckland

24 January 2020 | Fire Season Updates

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is updating its fire season status for the Auckland region.

Change in fire season status for Canterbury

22 January 2020 | Fire Season Updates

A prohibited fire season has been declared for Selwyn, Waimakariri, Christchurch and Hurunui.

Fire and Emergency NZ Investigating false alarms

20 January 2020 | Announcements

Prohibited fire season declared in Far North

14 January 2020 | Fire Season Updates

The Far North, Whangarei and Kaipara are now in a prohibited fire season. Principal Rural Fire Officer Myles Taylor says all fire permits have been cancelled.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand first deployment to Australia for 2020

8 January 2020 | Deployments

21 more New Zealand firefighters have left today to support firefighting efforts in New South Wales.