Meet some of the Incident Management Team supporting our efforts in Nelson, and learn about their roles, in this short video.
Latest news from Civil Defence on the Nelson fires.
The first taskforce of 21 firefighters returned to New Zealand on 8 February and have been replaced by a second taskforce. Read more here...
UPDATED WITH FUNERAL INFORMATION: It is with deep regret that that we have to announce the passing of Ex Station Officer Don Woodward.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s deployment in Tasmania has entered its third week, as the bushfires there continue to rage across the state. Read more here.
It is with regret that we advise the death of ex-firefighter, F.G (Ted) Gimblett of Otaki Volunteer Fire Brigade.
The Dr Sir John Te Ahikaiata Turei Memorial Grant is available to all personnel who are contemplating or currently learning te reo Māori.
Residents in the Sunset Valley area may have noticed fire intensity (smoke activity) this morning as Fire and Emergency begins a controlled burn off as a method of fire suppression.
Following the introduction of new regulations in mid-December 2018, Fire and Emergency NZ is now developing a range of new tools to address low to moderate level offending where compliance has not been achieved through an educational approach.
It is with great sadness that we advise the tragic death of Firefighter Daniel Taylor of the Porangahau Volunteer Fire Brigade.