How will Fire and Emergency work as one organisation so we are better able to serve New Zealand now and in the future?
Kaiaua Voluntary Rural Fire Force, based near Thames, may only have a crew of 13 but they’re looking mighty fine in their new PPEs for dealing with structural fires.
Hawke’s Bay has been chosen as the region for a trial of a Local Advisory Committee (LAC) to run early to mid-2018.
All personnel have the chance over the next two weeks to contribute and provide input into Fire and Emergency’s organisational position on new regulations to support the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017.
In the next fortnight Fire and Emergency work places around the country should expect to get their own copies of the Safety, Health and Wellbeing (SHW) Policy and Joint Endorsement Statement which shows the commitment Fire and Emergency New Zealand, and the Unions and Associations we work with have to working together on safety, health and wellbeing matters.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand signed a charter with the NZ Forest Owners Association (NZFOA) and NZ Farm Forestry Association (NZFFA) on Tuesday 15 August, ensuring clarity throughout the integration period as Fire and Emergency moves to become a fully unified, national organisation.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand are committed to making it easier to be a volunteer and to recognise volunteers and their contribution.
Welcome to the 5th issue of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bulletin. With just over two weeks until Day One, a lot of things are falling into place. With increasing amounts of information available it’s important that you are able to find what you need.
The Phase 2 Blueprint is the high level plan covering the second stage of establishing Fire and Emergency New Zealand. This is the integration phase and starts on 1 July 2017 and ends three years later in June 2020.
Welcome to the 4th issue of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bulletin. Since our last issue, the Bill received Royal Assent, the five Regional Managers Rural have been announced for the new organisation, and Day One preparation sessions have begun in the lead up to 1 July. Find out more in this issue.