The ongoing efforts of all our personnel, including our volunteers, has been crucial to helping us fight the fires in Nelson over the last two weeks.To support our volunteers, Fire and Emergency are working with the UFBA and FRFANZ on a solution to reimburse our unpaid volunteers for the Nelson fires.
The first taskforce of 21 firefighters returned to New Zealand on 8 February and have been replaced by a second taskforce. Read more here...
Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s deployment in Tasmania has entered its third week, as the bushfires there continue to rage across the state. Read more here.