Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade

Community Organisation

Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade
3 Iwa Street
Mapua 7005
19 days ago

Mapua Volunteer fire news

The Team from Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade

23 May 13:10 Ute rolled on SH60 near Tasman Veiw Rd
7 June 07:44 Called to trees on fire Aporo Rd, found a controlled permitted fire.
10 June 11:18 alarms sounding Seaton Valley Rd, 2 battery alarms going on outside deck. Removed batteries.

12 June 17:32 alarm activation Mapua School, no sign of … View more
23 May 13:10 Ute rolled on SH60 near Tasman Veiw Rd
7 June 07:44 Called to trees on fire Aporo Rd, found a controlled permitted fire.
10 June 11:18 alarms sounding Seaton Valley Rd, 2 battery alarms going on outside deck. Removed batteries.

12 June 17:32 alarm activation Mapua School, no sign of fire, defective unit.

14 June 13:47 house fire Seaton Valley Rd, found a controlled permitted fire.

Owner got a warning about not following local council rules – fire ban in that area June to August

15 June 09:33 Play Hut on fire on George Harvey Rd, Upper Moutere put out

15 June 16:05 Tanker to Activation Motueka Community Health on Courtney St, turned back.

Calls this year = 44

Safety Tip – Be safe.

Always empty ashes and ashtrays into a metal bin and pour water over them before disposal. Remember that ashes can take up to 5 days to cool.leave on concrete

The TDC have areas with no fire/smoke ban between June and August

www.tasman.govt.nz...

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Last week We got a 2007 Fire engine to replace our old 1991 fire engine. Have gone from a manual gear box to an automatic gear box. We will enjoy the air suspension.

For fire safety info go to - fireandemergency.nz...

for fire permits go to - www.checkitsalright.nz...

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40 days ago

Mapua Volunteer fire news

The Team from Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade

April to May 2020 call outs


16 Apr 14:50 oven fire Jessie St, out on arrival

23 Apr 23:37 alarm Activation Redwood Cellars

25Apr 2124 medical Bronte Rd… View more
April to May 2020 call outs


16 Apr 14:50 oven fire Jessie St, out on arrival

23 Apr 23:37 alarm Activation Redwood Cellars

25Apr 2124 medical Bronte Rd

1 May 14:15 alarm activation Upper Moutere

12 May 18:41 smell of smoke, A Sky box . disconnected for wall

23 May 13:10 Ute rolled on SH60 near Tasman veiw


Calls this year = 28


Safety Tip – Be safe.

Keep thing at least 1 meter away from heaters

Turn off electric blanket before getting in to bed

Mapua's fire engine that you have seen for over the last 27 years is to be replaced a ex Motueka appliance, more to come soon. At the moment we have a older area spare appliance.


For fire safety info go to - fireandemergency.nz...

for fire permits go to - www.checkitsalright.nz...

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80 days ago

Mapua Volunteer fire news

The Team from Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade

Mar to April 2020 call outs

14/3/20 02:05 Office/workshop/ accommodation area Old McDonald farm Marahau

22/3 20 19:33 fire in paddock near Sunrise valley, started by power lines down, Mapua turned back.

26/3/20 14:49 alarm activation Mapua School, defected unit.

18/4/20 02:00 House fire near … View more
Mar to April 2020 call outs

14/3/20 02:05 Office/workshop/ accommodation area Old McDonald farm Marahau

22/3 20 19:33 fire in paddock near Sunrise valley, started by power lines down, Mapua turned back.

26/3/20 14:49 alarm activation Mapua School, defected unit.

18/4/20 02:00 House fire near end of Kina Peninsula, Was lights from Talley’s port Motueka

18/4/20 14:50 oven fire Jessie St, out on arrival.





Calls this year = 33



Safety Tip – Be safe.

Clean and check your chimneys

Be very carefully with outdoor fire, go to www.checkitsalright.nz... to see if you can have an outdoor fire and for a fire permit.

For fire safety info go to - fireandemergency.nz...

for fire permits go to - www.checkitsalright.nz...

115 days ago

Mapua Volunteer fire news

The Team from Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade

Feb to Mar 2020 call outs


22/2/20 13:38 SH60 near Stringer Rd car hit cyclist, Cyclist taken to hospital, miner injury’s

24/2/20 16:39 Tanker to fire near upper Moutere. Turned back, nonpermitted rubbish bin Fire.

28/2/20 14:00 ex CFO and founding member Ted Perry celebration.

29/2/20 21:04 … View more
Feb to Mar 2020 call outs


22/2/20 13:38 SH60 near Stringer Rd car hit cyclist, Cyclist taken to hospital, miner injury’s

24/2/20 16:39 Tanker to fire near upper Moutere. Turned back, nonpermitted rubbish bin Fire.

28/2/20 14:00 ex CFO and founding member Ted Perry celebration.

29/2/20 21:04 fire on beach at Kina, put out with buckets and shovels,

1/3/20 14:52 2 car crash SH 60 near stagecoach rd., Richmond cut one person out.

3/3/20 17:37 one car into tree row, moved car off road,

5/3//20 05:59 Tanker to a rubbish fire central rd. lower Moutere, turned back

6/3/20 00:35 shed fire Motueka, had a look and come home

8/3/20 09:00 plane landed in inlet near Motueka, not much we could do.

9/3/20 13:54 smoke filled house on Central Rd, lit a fire in log burner but left a candle on log burn

12/3/20 13:41 CPR on kayaker on beach at ruby Bay.

14/3/20 02:05 Office/workshop/ accommodation area Old McDonald farm Marahau

Calls this year = 29

Safety Tip – Be safe.

Clean and check your chimneys

Be very carefully with outdoor fire, go to www.checkitsalright.nz... to see if you can have an outdoor fire and for a fire permit.

For fire safety info go to - fireandemergency.nz...

for fire permits go to - www.checkitsalright.nz...

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135 days ago

Mapua Volunteer fire news

The Team from Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade

Jan to Feb 2020 call outs


11/1/20 06:00 extinguish small beach fire near McKee Domain.

20/1/20 19:04 Shed fire Lansdowne Rd, not needed

25/1/20 22:00 MS Ford fire, two and half hours at Fire and Emergency New Zealand

28/1/20 22:39 smoke alarm sounding Langford Dr, no fire found, replace … View more
Jan to Feb 2020 call outs


11/1/20 06:00 extinguish small beach fire near McKee Domain.

20/1/20 19:04 Shed fire Lansdowne Rd, not needed

25/1/20 22:00 MS Ford fire, two and half hours at Fire and Emergency New Zealand

28/1/20 22:39 smoke alarm sounding Langford Dr, no fire found, replace alarm a week later

03/2/20 17:38 Smoke seen in area behind Mapua school, may have been dust off driveway

5/2/20 00:22 alarm sounding Mapua school, nothing found, unknow cause of activation

8/2/20 14:58 House fire Atkins St Motueka, not needed

09/2/20 00:22 Brazier fire on lawn near Kina Beach, owner put out. Prohibited fire season

9/2/20 02:06 2 car crush SH 60 near Mapua Dr, both cars caught fire.

9/2/20 07:28 back to above to help with cleanup

9/2/20 11:53 beach fire Kina Peninsula, brigade put out, Prohibited fire season

19/2/20 21:59 Medical Bronte Rd, person taken to hospital

21/2/20 11:14 horse stuck in drain, after some help horse got out.

22/2/20 13:38 SH60 near Stringer Rd car hit cyclist, Cyclist taken to hospital, miner injury’s

Calls this year = 19

Safety Tip – Be safe.

Be very carefully with outdoor fire, go to www.checkitsalright.nz... to see if you can have an outdoor fire and for a fire permit.

For fire safety info go to - fireandemergency.nz...

for fire permits go to - www.checkitsalright.nz...

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