An urban search and rescue (USAR) training exercise held earlier in September saw CAT2* logistics, medic and technician recruits working round the clock for three days in a post-earthquake scenario.
Our Southern Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team recently trained in Porters Pass for their Winter skills sessions.
Today NZQA will publish an External Evaluation and Review (EER) into Fire and Emergency’s approval and accreditation of its NZQA accredited training programmes and unit standards.
Our Puhoi and Silverdale crews worked alongside personnel from Waka Kotahi recently on drills and testing in Johnstone’s Hill tunnel just south of Puhoi.
Earlier this month, Counties Manukau Community Readiness and Recovery (CRR) team organised a volunteer training day at Paerata School, near Pukekohe.
It has been a busy few months for the Working Safely in Water Project with all the flooding events in the North Island.
The new shape of our Region Training teams was announced today by Chief Executive Kerry Gregory and Deputy Chief Executive, People Janine Hearn.
A small team visited Watercare’s Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant and had a tour of the plant including the Reactor Clarifiers (RCs), where the biological treatment of wastewater occurs.
The Working Safely in Water Project is seeking applicants for Specialist Water Response Teams to kickstart the in-water response capability for Fire and Emergency.
This rescue drill tested the operational elements of a response to an underground emergency.