For the first time in ComCen history, a recent event celebrated the awarding of four Gold Stars (recognising 25 years’ service).
Last night, Fire and Emergency's Kelley Toy and Adrian Nacey won two AFAC Awards for their innovative mahi, helping hāpori (communities) learn fire safety.
There is lots to read including a spread on our deployment to Canada, ground-breaking fire whirl research, how our drones came to the rescue during Cyclone Gabrielle, preparing to respond to incidents in the new City Rail Link tunnels, and celebrating Matariki.
The Te Pae Tata programme was established in December 2021 and encompassed 12 risk reduction projects and initiatives in the Wildfire, Fire Investigation, Fire Engineering and Regulatory Compliance areas.
The Paraparaumu Fire Brigade celebrated 75 years of service to their local community last weekend.
Today the Public Safety Network (PSN) launches its first deliverable – a cellular roaming service for emergency services’ phones and devices allowing them to use both Spark and One NZ mobile networks.
Launched in November 2022, You’re Cooked campaign aims to prevent house fires by encouraging the Disengaged audience cooking while impaired by either drugs or alcohol to ‘stay off the stove’.
Please join me in congratulating these past and present firefighters for their recognition in the 2023 King’s Birthday and Coronation Honours List released today.
This morning, six of our people were awarded their Royal Honours by Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro at Government House in Wellington.
In simultaneous industry awards events last Thursday evening – The Axis Awards which celebrate creative excellence in the advertising industry and the REAWARDS Research Effectiveness Awards – some of our important mahi was recognised.