We have recently been certified under the Toitū Carbon reduction programme.
This year, NHQ will close at 5pm on Friday 24 December and will re-open on Friday 7 January 2022.
Two more new fire stations have now been handed over to their brigades.
Last week 21 of our people graduated from an intensive cultural competency programme giving them knowledge and skills to create better experiences for Māori in their communities.
Diwali is a festival of lights and was celebrated at NHQ on Tuesday 16 November.
Laingholm Brigade advises of the passing of ex-firefighter Vern Niko. Vern served in the Laingholm Brigade from September 2006 until April 2013. Owing to Covid restrictions his funeral service has had to be restricted to close family members only.
Senior Firefighter Hami Taite from Timaru is our new National Advisor for the Working Safely in Water Project.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has today published two reports into the Lake Ōhau fire of 4 October 2020.
Kōrero means a conversation. This is precisely what Fire and Emergency’s ELT aims to have with our volunteers at this Thursday’s Kōrero session.
A medical and logistics support team with essential supplies left New Zealand on Saturday to help Papua New Guinea as it struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic.