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.
In this update, I introduce our new values. Values are core to our organisation’s culture—they describe what’s important to all of us at Fire and Emergency; who we are and the organisation we aspire to be.
On 24 January 2019, I publicly released the findings and 33 recommendations of retired Judge Coral Shaw’s independent review into the workplace policies, practices and procedures to address bullying and harassment at Fire and Emergency. Today, I am very pleased to release our Positive Workplace Culture Action Plan.
This week I’ve visited Christchurch, spending time with our crews and Comcen staff who were on duty at the time of the mosque attacks on 15 March, and also with the Police and Civil Defence.
This week I took our new Executive Leadership Team to Region 5. My latest video update shares some of the highlights from our trip.
My latest blog celebrates International Women's Day and includes updates on the Tasman District Fire, Tranche 1 consultation and our Executive Leadership Team.
Today we’re launching a new challenge on Beacon, calling for your ideas about what we can do to build a culture that’s more respectful and inclusive.