Every two years, career firefighters undertake physical competency assessments (PCA) to make sure they continue to maintain the appropriate levels of fitness to respond to incidents.
We are now in the market for our new Type 3 appliances with the publication of our Request for Proposal on the government tendering service.
Our Northern Communication Centre’s move to a new building came a step closer on Friday 7 August with the official naming and blessing of 482 Great South Road Otahuhu, Auckland.
This August, Fire and Emergency and TotalCare will begin the rollout of 5000 new protective hoods. These hoods will help protect our firefighters from carcinogen exposure at structural fires.
The first garments of the Unified Uniform are rolling out late this year. This is the first step of unifying us as one organisation through our uniform.
We are nearing the completion of the deployment of the new Fire Weather System (FWSYS) Ecoconnect Application version 3 and want to remind you that the old version will no longer be available from 28 August.
The Wolf Was Not Sleeping is a bedtime story developed by New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society for young children whose parents are first responders working within stressful environments.
Our Fleet team is rolling out a new safety initiative for personnel using our trailers and towing vehicles.
We have 11,977 operational people working at Fire and Emergency and of these 9,647 had completed the Working Safely Around Water training module as at 1 July this year.
Our Risk Reduction and ICT teams, in partnership with NIWA and Scion Research, are planning to deploy an upgraded Fire Weather System (FWSYS) EcoConnect Application for all registered user devices and the Citrix environment during July/August 2020.