Bay of Plenty’s newest fire station at Lake Okareka was opened by Internal Affairs Minister Hon. Jan Tinetti on Saturday.
We established the first seven Local Advisory Committees (LACs) in June last year to put communities at the heart of our work, seeing as it’s the communities that we serve.
Children’s Day or Te Rā O Ngā Tamariki is coming up on 7 March, and it’s a great opportunity to celebrate the tamaraki in your community.
Our newly refurbished Queenstown Fire Station was officially opened by Internal Affairs Minister Hon. Jan Tinetti on Saturday.
A wrap-up of Waitangi Day 2021.
Right off the back of a Fire and Emergency Simex, Area Manager Ken Cooper arrived home only to get right back into emergency-mode a week later, responding to the Hawke’s Bay flooding.
The Risk Reduction team is now consulting on new proposed fire plans in three trial areas – Northland, Hawke’s Bay and Otago. The development and consultation of these plans are a requirement of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (the Act).
Keep an eye out on TV3 tonight at 7pm! Fire Risk Management Officer Nick Linton will be on The Project for Loud Shirt Day to talk about his experience as a firefighter, with hearing loss and a cochlear implant.
A significant milestone was reached this week, with the completion of the first face to face meetings of our seven Local Advisory Committees (LACs).
Today five of our people were presented with Queen’s Birthday Royal NZ Honours by the Governor-General at an investiture ceremony in Wellington. These honours recognise their inspiring contributions to local communities and Fire and Emergency over many years.