Across all parts of Fire and Emergency New Zealand, initiatives are underway to improve resources, capability and systems for our personnel, including volunteers. With volunteers making up around 11,000 of our personnel, and being recognised in our legislation, it important that we improve our support for them.
Second generation volunteer firefighter Yonni Kepes is an active member of his local Canterbury community. “It is really important to volunteer for your community," says 17-year-old Yonni.
Sometimes the smallest things can, together, make a big difference. That’s the philosophy behind a change to SMS this week.