Yesterday, we released our progress report on the recommendations from the Port Hills review, and the findings into the cause and origin of the fires.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand are committed to making it easier to be a volunteer and to recognise volunteers and their contribution.
The 2018 North Island Waterway Challenge will take place at the Havelock North Fire Station Grounds on Saturday 27 January.
With 3,500kg kerosene and 8,500kg liquid oxygen on board – and the usual risks around getting a rocket into space – Fire and Emergency NZ played a crucial role in providing on-the-ground safety and support to prepare for the worst case scenario during last weekend’s Rocket Lab test launch. Luckily it wasn’t needed.
National Operations are currently reviewing the Decontamination Kits to reduce cost and wastage.
As we move into the new year, please remember to use the new templates that are available online.
Each year Fire and Emergency NZ personnel from around the country compete in the Firefighters Sky Tower Challenge. It’s a big fundraising event for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand and this year a team of volunteers in National Headquarters in Wellington are training to take part.
The United Fried Brigades’ Association (UFBA) is currently running a pilot programme for volunteer brigades and rural volunteer fire forces providing training on how to use Xero accounting software.
It is with regret we advise the passing of ex-member John Hicks of the Ngongotaha Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Assistance for students of Te Reo Māori - applications are now being accepted for the Dr Sir John Te Ahikaiata Turei Memorial Grant. This grant is available to all personnel who are contemplating or currently learning te reo Māori.