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Fire and Emergency honours’ recipients congratulated

31 December 2020 | Announcements

Congratulations to our five recipients recognised with Queen’s Service Medals in the New Year Honours List.

Change in fire season for the Far North

30 December 2020 | Fire Season Updates

All of Northland is now in a prohibited fire season.

As of 8am this morning (30 December 2020), the Far North moved to a prohibited fire season.

Restricted fire season for Marlborough and Kaikoura

24 December 2020 | Fire Season Updates

A restricted fire season is now in place across Marlborough and Kaikoura. The change in fire season came into effect 8am Thursday 24 December 2020.

Fireworks ban in Mackenzie Basin

24 December 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has banned the use of fireworks in the Mackenzie Basin for the summer.

Total fire ban in Whangārei and Kaipara

23 December 2020 | Fire Season Updates

A Prohibited Fire Season will be in place in Whangārei and Kaipara effective from 8am Thursday 24 December 2020.

Restricted fire season for Gisborne / Tairāwhiti

23 December 2020 | Fire Season Updates

Gisborne / Tairāwhiti is now in a restricted fire season (as at 8.30am Wednesday 23 December 2020).

Cook safely with hāngī, umu, and lovo this Christmas

22 December 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand wants people to safely use cultural cooking methods over the summer.

Be fire safe when holidaying this summer

21 December 2020 | Announcements

If you’re going away for the summer holidays, Fire and Emergency want you to stay fire safe.