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Posts Tagged ‘ fire ’

Fire breaks out in multi-storey Wellington CBD building

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Early morning chaos in city centre as air conditioning billows smoke



Hataitai fire due to years of roof timber being dried, heated

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fire safety officers says gas drier flue blowing on timbers results in blaze



Capital coffee shop almost roasted thanks to fire in chimney

Aug 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Gentleman’s Beans chimney catches fire and stops traffic on the corner of Courtney Place.



PHOTO ESSAY: Firefighter Combat Challenge 2015

May 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Firefighters test skills and fitness at the National Firefighters 2015 challenge. Captured by Araina Khonthothong.



Explosion averted at Cuba St cafe

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Firefighters ensure a fire is well and truly out in Cuba St. SAM DUFF and SAM BRODIE report.



Lyall Bay warned to be on arson alert with bins

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Two fires started along Lyall Bay Parade early on Sunday morning are the latest in occasional spates of arson in recent years.

Locals have been told to keep rubbish bins away from buildings to minimise risk. LAURA MACDONALD reports.



Fire service warning: keep fan filters clean

Aug 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Warning follows fire that started in Wellington restaurant kitchen.



Plimmerton firefighters get wet for charity

Apr 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Car wash fundraiser part of their first Sky Tower challenge



Festival marks coming together with earth, wind, fire and water

Mar 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

For Porirua, Waitangi Day has become a way for communities to celebrate diversity, writes DANIELLE NORMAN.



More smoke than fire for Wellington workers

Nov 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A small fire in a big building causes a brief workday hiccup



Tough luck if the house next door is derelict

Oct 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Abandoned houses all but ignored by the Wellington City Council.



Mid-afternoon blaze guts central city house

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Nobody hurt as fire destroys three-storey house off The Terrace.



Fire fighters salvage 170 years of memories

Jul 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

People can visit a new museum at Wellington’s fire station.



The New Zealand fire service is on the lookout for a few good women

Jun 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

The fire service wants more diversity, reports SAMANTHA IVES. The biggest barrier appears to be a lack of self belief.



The real story behind playing with fire

Apr 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Picture story

Wellington Fire Twirlers meets weekly in Frank Kitts Park.



World turns Twitter in crisis

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Twitter users worldwide have been turning to the social media site to form a global community during the Christchurch earthquake disaster. Increasingly media outlets were releasing their upcoming headlines prior to running their stories on the web and members of the public were rallying for support or seeking lost loved ones. The most used hashtag […]



QUAKE day 4: Death toll tops 100

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

No survivors were rescued overnight and the death toll has risen to more than 100.



Fire fighters spread word on keeping Guy Fawkes safe

Sep 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Fire fighters have been at places like the Warehouse handing out flyers and stickers and giving advice about handling fireworks, reports SAMANTHA IVES.



Firefighters worry about Makara amateurs

Sep 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Board called in to temper local enthusiasm for pump



Close call for family has fire alarm bells ringing

Aug 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Late night study saves family from tragedy.



Training never stops for Wellington firefighters

May 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Simulated exercises put the heat on brigade members



Hills above Lower Hutt burn in scrub fire

Dec 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fire service fights blaze in hills above Wingate, Lower Hutt.



Waikanae garage gutted when flames spread to car

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fire believed to have been started by embers from open fire.



Aro Valley truck crash snaps power pole

Aug 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Police divert traffic in Aro St to clean up destroyed power lines.



Greek youth fight for a better future

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

‘My generation is without a future,’ Greek student tells NewsWire.