Thanks to our Fire and Emergency staff and volunteers for your work keeping people safe during the bad weather this weekend in Auckland, Bay of Plenty and Waikato.
Understanding our role in Readiness and Recovery: Waiharara/Kaimaumau Recovery Research and Hawke’s Bay Recovery Team Pilot Evaluation released
Traditionally, Fire and Emergency has concentrated on risk reduction and response activities. With the adoption of the widely recognised approach to emergency management: the 4Rs of reduction, readiness, response and recovery, the readiness and recovery parts are still relatively new to the organisation.
Fire and Emergency has a partnership agreement with My Health Hub to deliver health/medical response-related topics to our people once a month in a webinar.
Paeroa Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of CFO Bill Rackham (QSM) on Sunday 22 January 2023. Bill joined the brigade on 27 September 1967 and has served as CFO for over 32 years.
Improve your knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi by signing up to any of the four online Waitangi wānanga, lessons - kicking off from the 30th of January
Lunar New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunisolar and solar calendar.
This is a reminder that the Working Safely in Water Project is seeking applicants for Specialist Water Response Teams to kickstart the in-water response capability for Fire and Emergency.
Otago District advise of the passing of Divisional Officer Terry Scott. Terry joined the New Zealand Fire Service as a career firefighter in December 1962. He first served in Christchurch and then moved to Dunedin in 1979 to take up the role of Divisional Officer.
Katikati Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Gold Star recipient and Life Member Frank Bethell on 23 December 2022. Frank served from 1964 to 1989. A service has been held.
Okato Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of Raymond (Ray) William Rook, on Sunday 8 January. Ray was the founding Chief Fire Officer of the Okato Brigade upon its formation in 1954.