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Second paper on Far North wildfire resident experiences published

A second paper on local residents’ experiences of the 2011 Karikari Peninsula wildfire in Northland has just been published. An earlier paper, published in 2017 in International Journal of Wildland Fire, looked at residents’ wildfire risk awareness, use of fire … Continue reading

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Two new journal articles

Members of Scion’s Fire research team have had two journal papers published recently. A paper by Andrea Grant, Mary Hart and Lisa Langer on “Integrating volunteering cultures in New Zealand’s multi-hazard environment” was published in Australian Journal of Emergency Management. … Continue reading

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Paper on NZ fire use published

In New Zealand, fire has long been used as a tool to reduce pests and disease, regenerate land and remove unwanted vegetation. However, its continued use could be under threat due to public perceptions around risks from burns getting out … Continue reading

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Fire use survey findings

Scion’s Fire Research team has published another Rural Fire Research Update. Update #13 describes the findings from a survey on the use of fire as a land management tool in New Zealand. Fire is widely used for the removal of … Continue reading

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