Get ready to have your say

27/07/2018

Next month on the 24 August, we will be kicking off the first round of our organisational-wide consultation, which will focus on what we do and how we do it. I urge each and every one of you to take part in our consultation. We need to ensure that we are building a strong organisation that is fit to meet the future demands of our communities.

Fire and Emergency 1 year anniversary

02/07/2018

A year ago we established Fire and Emergency NZ and were given a great opportunity to recreate our fire service. Looking back over the past year we’ve achieved a lot and I’m proud of the progress that we’ve made to date.

International Firefighters’ Day

08/05/2018

International Firefighters’ Day is an important day for us to acknowledge and celebrate the great work our people do to ensure our local communities are safe.

CE Blog - Regional Visit

12/10/2017

Hi everyone. You can now check out a video from one of my latest region visits - this time to North Canterbury and Marlborough in Region 4.

CE Blog - British Columbia

16/08/2017

This is New Zealand’s largest-ever deployment to Canada and the most people we’ve sent in one go since the first international deployment to Australia in 2000. It is a cross-agency deployment with Department of Conservation staff and Forestry contractors working alongside our own rural and urban people.

Thank you from the CE

14/07/2017

I’d like to express my personal thank you to everyone across the country who has been out there serving their communities in these freezing conditions – dealing with floods, securing roofs or delivering hot food.

CE Blog - Week One

07/07/2017

A lot of work has been put into establishing our new organisation, and the fact that we’re here today is a credit to everyone who has been involved over the past 12 months for their collective commitment.