This morning, six of our people were awarded their Royal Honours by Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro at Government House in Wellington.
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.
This week is Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoa Language Week. The theme for this year is ‘Mitamita i lau gagana, maua’a lou fa’asinomaga’ - ‘Be proud of your language and grounded in your identity’.
Auē te mamae ē!
A much respected Taranaki kaumātua Rev Albie Martin passed away on Wednesday after a battle with cancer. Albie was an ardent supporter of the New Plymouth Fire Brigade and our organisation as a whole.
Work has been continuing on the review of the MOU Fire and Emergency has with St John. We’ve now reached a point where we want to give everyone an update on our progress.
A team of 25 Fire and Emergency personnel have been selected to head to Alberta this week to help fight wildfires that are raging across the Western part of Canada.
It is getting close to the time to apply for the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) – 2023 October examinations.
This is to advise of the passing of Norman William Golding (Goldey) on May 20th 2023. Joining in 1947, Norman served the Auckland Metropolitan Fire Board and New Zealand Fire Service for over 40 years, retiring as a Divisional Officer in 1988.
‘The Pegasus Beach fire has shown us how important it is for communities to understand and mitigate their risks and the Woodend Campground’s evacuation plan is an example of a community doing so.’