Wildfire Incident Costs

Alan Thompson made this Official Information request to Fire and Emergency New Zealand

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From: Alan Thompson

Dear Fire and Emergency New Zealand,

Under the provisions of the Official Information Act I request a breakdown of the costs to date recorded against the following fire incidents. This information is required for the purposes of research relating to the occurrence of wild fire in NZ :

1) Mt Creighton (230Ha) 7 October 2022
2) Awarua Bay Rd 2 April 2022
3) Pegasus Beach Fire (130Ha) 2 November 2022
4) Cape Reinga (390ha) 28 March 2023
5) Pukaki Downs (2,900ha) 20 Sept 2023
6) Matakana Island 23 Dec 2023
7) Titahi Bay fire 11 January 2024
8) Lee Valley Forest Fire 7th Feb 2024
9) Port Hills 14 Feb 2024
10) Whangape Harbour 22 March 2024.
11) Waitaki Fires 11 March 2024
12) Waikari Valley 18 February 2024

Consistent with previous requests for costs it would assist if these can be broken down as follows.
Hire of Aerial Services
External Firefighting Services
Plant & Equipment Hire
Volunteer payments
Employee payments
Incident catering
Travel & Accommodation & Meals
Other supplies
Computer & communications equipment costs
Miscellaneous costs
Printing and Stationery
Other supplies

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,
Alan Thompson

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Tēnā koe Alan Thompson  
I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your information request, dated 17
April 2024.   

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Nāku noa, nā

Official Information Team


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Tēnā koe Alan


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