The Community Readiness and Recovery team saw an opportunity to continue delivering fire safety education by harnessing technology to live stream the Firefighter Presentation and take the students through a virtual Fire Station.
Over the last 18 months, Hutt Valley and Wainuiomata Brigades have been trialling a new way to provide high-quality, consistent fire safety education in their local schools.
Fire and Emergency has a strong connection to our Pasifika whānau, supporting the Cook Islands and Niue through firefighter training and providing equipment and appliances.
Community Risk teams in mid-South Canterbury and on the West Coast have found a great new way to make fire safety fun and memorable for local tamariki (children).
The National Community Readiness and Recovery team were faced with a unique challenge when Wellington’s Queensgate shopping centre asked for their help in creating a children’s book.
Tune into Seven Sharp tomorrow at 7pm to see our people showcase the devastation a fire can cause in the home.
In 2020, the Department of Conservation, Lake Rotoiti Volunteer Fire Brigade and the local community came together to establish the Rotoiti FireSmart Working Group and were given permission to form a ‘Green Firebreak’ alongside an important access road.
Earlier this month, Counties Manukau Community Readiness and Recovery (CRR) team organised a volunteer training day at Paerata School, near Pukekohe.
This week is Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoa Language Week. The theme for this year is ‘Mitamita i lau gagana, maua’a lou fa’asinomaga’ - ‘Be proud of your language and grounded in your identity’.
‘The Pegasus Beach fire has shown us how important it is for communities to understand and mitigate their risks and the Woodend Campground’s evacuation plan is an example of a community doing so.’