Over the past five months, all our local teams have been working hard to develop fire plans for the whole country over the past.
When wild weather hit the West Coast recently, many of our people found themselves drawing on the valuable knowledge they had gained through the Working Safely Around Water training.
With New Zealand Fire Brigades Institute (NZFBI) exams upcoming this September, we'd like to remind you of our partnership with the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). This agreement shares accreditation between both organisations for the qualifications you achieve.
Pokeno Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Senior Firefighter Lindsay McIntosh on 21 July 2021. Lindsay began his firefighting days in Auckland before moving to Wellington in 1999 and joining the Petone Volunteer Fire Brigade. In 2006 he transferred to Wainuiomata where he served until 2017.
The Training team is seeking expressions of interest for eligible personnel to join the Training and Progression System (TAPS) examination team.
Our people can now view their Honours and Awards record in Home Base.
As clean-ups continue following the heavy rain, flooding, and strong winds that affected many parts of the country over the weekend, we'd like to say thank you to all those who responded to the high number of incidents.
Our Safety Initiatives campaign delivers safety advice about topics our people are likely to be exposed to in their work. This month we look at how to recognise and manage fatigue.
Otaki Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of QFF Richard Taratoa on 14 July.
Many New Zealand households have moved from the old copper lines to new home phone technologies like fibre and fixed wireless.