This daylight saving we’re introducing Smokey the smoke alarm to New Zealand households, with the aim of motivating people to push the button to check their smoke alarms are working.
The signings of two key agreements went ahead virtually on Wednesday 8 August, one between Fire and Emergency and the Department of Conservation (DOC), and the other with Plantation Forestry associations, and Te Uru Rakau.
Over the past five months, all our local teams have been working hard to develop fire plans for the whole country over the past.
Watch exactly what went into our recent live on-air controlled house burn with TVNZ's Seven Sharp.
Tune into Seven Sharp on TVNZ 1 at 7pm on Wednesday 23 June to see our people create some serious heat with a controlled live on-air house fire burn in Palmerston North.
We’re rolling out new fire plans across the country, and as part of this, we recently held a formal six-week consultation, which closed on 9 June.
We’ve launched an innovative new winter fire safety campaign that encourages people to keep warm safely with the tagline – this winter, be toasty, but not toast!
We are rolling out new fire plans across New Zealand, and are currently consulting on fire plans in 16 local areas. The development and consultation of these plans are a requirement of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (the Act).
We've developed translated kitchen and fire safety resources for communities. The videos on kitchen fire safety are fronted by our people, sharing messages with their respective communities.
Hear Grant Nesbitt narrate our latest unattended cooking campaign, titled, 'distraction stakes race to the flames'.