Reduction: Reduce the risk of wildfire

This page provides reduction messages about wildfire.

You don’t need to live in a rural area to be at risk from wildfire. If there’s vegetation close by and potential for someone to generate a spark, then there’s a wildfire risk.

Don’t wait until there’s smoke in the air to prepare. Help protect your property from wildfire.

Visit to find practical steps you can take to reduce the risk of wildfire.

Learn how to protect your home from outdoor fires on Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s website.