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Fire and Emergency implores the Far North to take fire prohibitions more seriously

10 February 2020 | Fire Season Updates

Firefighters in the Far North are urging their communities to take the current fire prohibitions more seriously.

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.

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.