The first taskforce of 21 firefighters returned to New Zealand on 8 February and have been replaced by a second taskforce.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.
Fire and Emergency has coordinated another deployment of Kiwi firefighters and IMT personnel, this time to help our colleagues in Tasmania.
The pilot brigades are Te Kauwhata, Ngaruawahia, Rolleston, West Melton, Alexandra and Queenstown. We’ve also updated the timeline leading to the national roll out.
Volunteers - here’s a chance for you to share your experiences of being a Fire and Emergency volunteer.
Today we’re saying thank you to our 11,000 volunteers and highlighting their great work in communities across New Zealand.
If you’re looking for resources, ideas and tips about how to attract new volunteers, take a look at the new Volunteer Attraction Toolkit.
A new batch of challenges is now live on Beacon, our online ideas platform.
Check out our second update on the deployment to California this year!
Congratulations to this quarter’s recipients of the New Zealand Fire Brigades’ Long Service and Good Conduct Award.