From our creation on 1 July 2017, an important founding principle of Fire and Emergency New Zealand is that all our people are able to work in a safe and healthy environment, where they can achieve their full potential and be supported in their roles.
This month has been an important one for us in celebrating our female firefighters.
Our annual daylights savings / smoke alarm reminder campaign happens this weekend..
More than 80 Unified Uniform pop ups have taken place around the country so far and there's still around 60 more to go!
Earlier in September, the latest improvements to Home Base went live including the ability to access Home Base from a personal device at any time and managers being able to download their own staff-related reports.
The unnecessary death of young New Zealanders in motor vehicle crashes takes a toll not only on families and communities, but on emergency services personnel. Earlier this year the Rolleston and Lincoln Volunteer Fire Brigades decided to do something about it.
From deployments to North America to remembering the firefighters of 9/11 and stressing the importance of smoke alarms and detectors, there’s been a lot going on this month. Here’s some of the great stories which have been in the media showing the fantastic work we’ve been doing here at Fire Emergency NZ.
Nearly 100 firefighters returned from the North American deployments over the weekend of September 8-9, after spending the best part of seven weeks away from their families.
Have you had your say yet? We’re now at the halfway point for consultation on our proposed Operating Model, and draft Volunteerism and Risk Reduction Strategies.
This month’s focus has been on gearing up for consultation on the operating model which kicks off on 24 August. It’s important to me that our leaders are fully informed and involved in the consultation process so they can provide and share information to best support their crews and people in this time of change.