Towards the end of August I will be one of a number of our people joining emergency services leaders from all over the world at this year’s AFAC conference in Melbourne.
For more than 150 years fire services have been at the heart of New Zealand communities, protecting and preserving life and property.
As one relatively new organisation, formed from 40, it has been important to find out from you about which areas we’re doing well at and where we need to improve.
For the fourth year in a row Fire and Emergency has been named the most trusted agency within the public sector.
Today our Chair, Paul Swain, has launched our organisational strategic framework on behalf of the Board of Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
As we approach the second anniversary of the formation of Fire and Emergency New Zealand, this week marks a changing of the guard in our organisation.
This week is National Volunteer Week. My video update thanks our 11,700 volunteers and all those who support them to keep our communities safe.
Tomorrow marks a milestone for our unified organisation with the announcement of the Service Delivery Leadership Team.
Volunteering and risk reduction are critical to our organisation. Today, I’m pleased to announce that the Risk Reduction and Volunteerism strategies have been published.
CE Video Update: Sign Language Week, International Firefighters’ Day and visiting Milford and Te Anau
In my latest update I acknowledge New Zealand Sign Language Week and International Firefighters' Day, and talk about the reason for my latest visit to Milford and Te Anau.