We established the first seven Local Advisory Committees (LACs) in June last year, and are now recruiting new members into two of these committees - our Chatham Islands and Tairāwhiti LACs.
In the early hours of this morning, we had the privilege of gathering in Pōneke and Rotorua to honour the appearance of Matariki through Fire and Emergency New Zealand's first hautapu ceremonies.
Watch exactly what went into our recent live on-air controlled house burn with TVNZ's Seven Sharp.
Tune into Seven Sharp on TVNZ 1 at 7pm on Wednesday 23 June to see our people create some serious heat with a controlled live on-air house fire burn in Palmerston North.
The site for the new Taihape Volunteer Station was yesterday blessed by Te Rangi Hawira on behalf of local Iwi, Mōkai Pātea
East Coast Bays Fire Station, in North Shore, Auckland, was opened by Internal Affairs Minister Hon. Jan Tinetti on Saturday.
Check out how some of our teams around the country celebrated International Firefighters' Day this year.
We are rolling out new fire plans across New Zealand, and are currently consulting on fire plans in 16 local areas. The development and consultation of these plans are a requirement of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (the Act).
We've developed translated kitchen and fire safety resources for communities. The videos on kitchen fire safety are fronted by our people, sharing messages with their respective communities.
Bay of Plenty’s newest fire station at Lake Okareka was opened by Internal Affairs Minister Hon. Jan Tinetti on Saturday.