Fire and Emergency is starting a process of rolling out training and equipment that will give our firefighters a wider range of disaster response skills.
New Zealand ShakeOut is taking place on Thursday 19 October 2023 at 9:30am.
Following a three-day Urban Search and Rescue exercise earlier this month in Ardmore in Auckland, more than 18 tonnes of search and rescue equipment is being cleaned and repaired.
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.