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Helpful tips to reduce fire risks outside your home

23 September 2020 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is keen for Kiwis to protect their homes from the risk of fire.

Fire and Emergency warns against burn offs while heavy winds forecast

22 September 2020 | Announcements

Forecasters are expecting heavy winds to hit Canterbury overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday.
Fire and Emergency want anyone planning a burn to hold off.

Smoke alarms are life savers

21 September 2020 | Community Education

Smoke alarms saved lives this weekend - alerting residents to a kitchen fire in the Hawke’s Bay.

Check the forecast before you light - Canterbury

17 September 2020 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency New Zealand wants Cantabrians to think about the weather if they are planning to burn this spring.

Hold off lighting fires in the Hawke’s Bay amid wind warnings

16 September 2020 | Community Education

Fire and Emergency asks Hawke’s Bay residents to hold off lighting fires & to check any previous burn sites are out with high winds expected over the weekend.

Newlands Volunteer Fire Brigade to be temporarily relocated

16 September 2020 | Announcements

Newlands Volunteer Fire Brigade to be temporarily relocated.

Pukaki Downs fire update - 11.30am 2 September

2 September 2020 | Announcements

Two public meetings will be held today to talk over the next steps in the response to the Lake Pukaki fire in the Mackenzie Basin.

Pukaki Downs Fire - 6.30pm 1 September 2020

1 September 2020 | Emergency Information

Firefighting efforts have continued today at the fire near Lake Pukaki which has been burning since 11.25am Sunday.