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.
Last night, Wellington Deputy Mayor Foon presented the Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian (APW) Award to Fire and Emergency’s Wellington District for their role in responding to the Loafers Lodge tragedy in May.
Join our My Health Hub webinar on preparing patients for air retrieval on 24 October 2023.
Fire and Emergency Swannanoa Volunteer Fire Brigade member Casey Herbert visited her brigade’s namesake 13,000 kilometres away in the USA earlier this month.
Evaluation of our four next generation Type 3 appliances is underway.
Bay View Volunteer Fire Brigade have been presented with a recognition award from the Napier City Council for their selfless service carried out during Cyclone Gabrielle.
On Tuesday, 26 September five of our people were awarded their Royal Honours by Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro at Government House in Wellington
On Friday 22 September, former New Zealand Warriors players Talite Liavaa and Nigel Vagana presented a signed 2023 Warriors jersey to the Hawke’s Bay District in recognition of their mahi during the Cyclone Gabrielle response.
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.
ComCen have introduced eight new event types into CAD. Three of the new event types focus on Motor Vehicle Crashes (MVCs).