28 days ago

Mapua Volunteer fire news

The Team from Mapua Volunteer Fire Brigade

25/5/19 14:33 tree stumps on fire, SH60, controlled burn. Left with owners
21/6/19 12:53 garage fire, bucket of ashes leafed next to wood box in garage. Damage to inside garage.
24/6/19 11:25 stove top fire, Aranui Rd

12/7/19 smoke in area of Maisey Rd, rubbish fire burning tree pruning’s. Told owner not to put any more on fire.

15/7/19 22:27 MVA, Van rolled Langford drive, five person involved, some with minor injuries. Left with Police

and Ambo.

18/7/19 11:01 assist ambo Higgs rd., help put person in to ambulance

21/7/19 12:19 alarm activation Tasman school, flumes off new fireplace.

7/8/19 17:58 cardiac arrest Seaton Valley Rd, assist ambo.

15/8/19 23:13 down lights on fire Coastal Highway near Robinson Rd. minor damage to inside house.

Calls this year = 62

Safety Tip – Be safe.

Remember the heater-metre rule – always keep furniture, curtains, clothes and children at

least 1 metre away from heaters and fireplaces.

Never cover heating appliances or store objects on top of them.

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

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

More messages from your neighbours
13 hours ago


Liesl from Richmond

Hi there, I am after highly scented old fashioned freesia bulbs. If you would like to donate some to a good home please answer this. I can come and get them, dig them out etc. Thank you😊

2 days ago

What happened to kindness?

Lesley from Mapua

Several cars drove past / around a small dog on the road in Mapua around 2pm today, it was very close to being run over. Are people so self-absorbed that they couldn't be bothered to stop and ensure that it was safe??