Don’t be surprised if firefighters respond when you call for ambulance

28/09/2021 | Operational | National

In the lead up to Restart a Heart day on 16 October, we are working with St John and Wellington Free Ambulance to raise awareness so the public are not surprised if firefighters turn up to a medical emergency when they have called for an ambulance. We are reassuring people our firefighters are trained to respond to such situations and they are there to help.

Take time to kōrero this week

27/09/2021 | National

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 27 September-3 October and aims to improve community awareness and interest in mental health and wellbeing.

Rex Simpson

25/09/2021 | In Memoriam | National

Motueka Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of ex Firefighter Rex Simpson on Friday 17 September. Rex also served as Firemaster at Nelson Airport, and Deputy Firemaster at RNZAF Base Woodbourne serving a total of 37 years. A private service has been held at Rex’s request.