Welcome to Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Wairarapa District

Welcome to the site for the Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Wairarapa District.

The Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Wairarapa District covers 1100,000 hectares. It is responsible for all fire management, prevention, and suppression in the Wairarapa District.

The Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Wairarapa District currently has eight Volunteer Rural Fire Brigades and five Urban Brigades that are located throughout the district.

A large number of people volunteer their time to ensure that their community, and our district, remains a safe and vibrant place to live. But due to the transient nature of the employment forces in these areas the Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Wairarapa District is always keen to talk to people interested in joining the crews at one of it fire forces.

Mission Statement

Provide the level of forest and rural fire management service appropriate to the risks and needs of the rural community in the Wairarapa regions.

Latest News

Site Closing

This site will be closing from the 30th of June 2022.