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Fire and Emergency is warning hot, dry weather sweeping up New Zealand could bring an elevated fire risk.
In the wake of last month's devastating fatal Grenfell Tower fire in London, one top engineer here says so little is known about how high-rise buildings react in a severe fire, that it would be… Audio
Many areas of the South Island are in extreme fire danger. Audio
A South Island heat wave caused record-breaking temperatures in Christchurch and Dunedin. Audio
Fire investigators say 40 to 50 fires a year are caused by phones, laptops and other electronics while being charged. Earlier this year a Wellington house was badly damaged when a charging cellphone… Audio