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Far North and Kaipara districts move to restricted fire season

27 April 2020 | Fire Season Updates

Effective from 8am Tuesday 28 April, all of the Far North, Whangarei and Kaipara districts will be in a restricted fire season.

Businesses preparing to return to work? Check chemical stocks and processing equipment

23 April 2020 | Announcements

As New Zealand businesses prepare to return to work, Fire & Emergency ask that they check any chemical stocks & processing equipment are in good working order.

Fire and Emergency finds NZ International Convention Centre Fire accidental

22 April 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency has released its Fire Investigation Report into the Cause and Origin of the 2019 New Zealand International Convention Centre fire.

Change in fire season for much of the Waikato

21 April 2020 | Fire Season Updates

The fire seasons for much of the Waikato has changed from prohibited to either open or restricted.

Fire and Emergency continues to be here for our communities

20 April 2020 | Announcements

As we remain in Alert Level 4 until 11.59pm 27 April, New Zealanders can rest assured that Fire and Emergency will continue to be here for our communities.

Switch off before you walk off

18 April 2020 | Announcements

Unattended cooking is the biggest cause of house fires in New Zealand. If you need to leave the room, even for a minute, turn the stove off.

Be fire safe in caravans and sleep outs

15 April 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging people living in caravans, campervans, garages and sleep outs to take extra care to be fire safe.

Public urged to check historic burn sites ahead of strong wind warnings this Easter

9 April 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is asking people to check any old burn sites are fully extinguished so they do not reignite with the strong winds forecast for this Easter.