Over the past two years, we have worked with Scion to develop a summary report of the previous wildfire season to provide learnings for future seasons. The latest full report has been released, and is available here, along with a summary of findings.
The Te Pae Tata programme was established in December 2021, and will see the Risk Reduction directorate deliver 12 initiatives and projects by June 2023 that will support improvements across Fire and Emergency’s Service Delivery branch.
From today, people across Aotearoa will be able to check the fire danger in their area while getting their weather forecast for the day.
The Audit and Risk Committee of the Board has approved the Internal Audit Plan for the current year and beyond.
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.