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There are two main types of smoke alarms, commonly found in New Zealand homes; Photoelectric and Ionisation. However, for a number of years now photoelectric smoke alarms are the type that has been recommended by Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

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So, the big question is do you move your clocks forward or back? Here’s an easy way to remember: Spring forward for spring, and fall ...

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The Minister for Building and Housing, Nick Smith, announced last July there would be changes to The Residential Tenancies Act. One of these new regulations ...

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For a number of years there has been a push from our Aussie cousins to ban ionisation alarms. Fire experts around the world have known ...

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Shaun Howes, CAVIUS’ Australasian Sales & Marketing Manager, recently featured on Radio Live to discuss the future of smoke alarms. Listen to the full interview ...

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The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) has tightened up its rules and regulations to ensure the safety of tenants throughout New Zealand – an imperative move ...

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It’s been a long time coming and we may now be seeing the end of ionisation smoke alarms.A number of NZ DIY retail stores have ...

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Two types of smoke alarms are commonly found in New Zealand homes; Photoelectric and Ionisation. However, for several years now, photoelectric smoke alarms are the ...

Fire Incidents

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A young Wellington boy was quick to react when he saw smoke coming from a local cafe. Hirini Whakamoe was at home watching the TV ...

Fire Incidents

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This letter was provided by Maurice and family after their home caught fire in Upper Hutt last February. Although it is never pleasant to hear ...

Escaping Fires

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With over 34% of residential fires starting in kitchens, it is so vital to have the area covered. That is why our brilliant design team ...

Escaping Fires

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Fire Escape Plans are critical to saving your family in the event of a fire taking hold in your home. House fires are frightening, and ...

Escaping Fires

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On Saturday, 16th of June 2018, Callum McNeil and his wife experienced a close call that reminded them exactly why it’s so important to have ...

Escaping Fires

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There are two main types of smoke alarms, commonly found in New Zealand homes; Photoelectric and Ionisation. However, for a number of years now photoelectric ...

Fire Safety

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We are proud to announce that we have added two new products to our range – the Wireless Photoelectric Smoke Alarm and Wireless Thermal Heat ...

Fire Safety

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By checking your smoke alarm battery, placement, and functionality this daylight savings you can have peace of mind knowing that your house is covered for ...

Fire Safety

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Just like many of your other household appliances, your smoke alarms require a little care from time to time. The good news is it only ...

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Fire safetyFire & Emergency NZ released their latest campaign this month called ‘Senseless’. A series of pictures depict people asleep with their nose’s removed. Although ...

Fire Safety

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There are two main types of smoke alarms, commonly found in New Zealand homes; Photoelectric and Ionisation. However, for a number of years now photoelectric ...

Our Danish beginnings

In 2004, CAVIUS founder Glenn Hojmose left his job as an industrial designer in Denmark to start his lifelong pursuit of the most advanced, aesthetically pleasing alarms – through a combination of state of the art electronics and superior product design. He was quickly joined by a world-class team of designers, engineers, researchers and project managers, who together bring the CAVIUS product range to life.

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