Fire and Emergency NZ

Police have this morning confirmed that one person has died following a fire in Whitianga yesterday. Emergency services were alerted to the fire on Cholmondeley Crescent at 5.20pm on Sunday. Tragically a person was located deceased inside the building. A scene guard has been in place overnight, and Police will be working with fire investigators [...]

There was another accident causing serious injury on Hauraki/Coromandel roads that happened just after midnight last night on SH2 Netherton. Police were notified just after midnight of a single-vehicle collision on SH2, Netherton. Emergency services including Police, Fire, Ambulance and the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended the scene of the single vehicle accident. St Johns […]

Popular local Onemana Rural Fire Chief – Jo Adams spent Christmas day a little differently to most other people, he along with a couple of firefighters from Whiritoa, were fighting the fire on Matakana Island. He went to the Island in the ‘beast’, his well equipped Unimog on Christmas eve. At that time the fire […]

Three houses were involved in a large fire at Cooks Beach today. Just before 1pm today a fire was reported at a beach front property in Cooks Beach. It quickly escalated when the severity and intensity of the fire threatened neighbouring properties. Brigades from Cooks Beach, HaHei, Hot Water Beach, Tairua, Pauanui and Whitianga were […]

Road and Weather Update Sunday   Our first post and update on weather and roading conditions for Severe Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle now a category 2 Cyclone and soon to be ex-tropical cyclone as it moves further south. We had some intense peaks of rain overnight. A personal weather station in Thames recorded over 32.3mm of […]

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