Graduating as a firefighter is a monumental moment for our people, but it’s even more monumental when you also get engaged.
This month marks one year since our Local Advisory Committees (LACs) were established. This is an exciting milestone for our committees and local Fire and Emergency teams.
Yesterday we congratulated 26 new recruits who graduated as firefighters at our National Training Centre in Rotorua. Among the graduates are a former Tall Fern, landscaper, tour guide, aircraft engineer and automotive engineer.
Sportsperson of the Year Ryan Thomson has been recognised for his national and international achievements in jetski racing.
We have released our Annual Report 2019/20, and created a video of highlights from the year.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the results of 2020’s Celebrating Success Awards for Te Ūpoko, which were held on 24 November 2020.
Central Comcen Senior Dispatcher, Toni David, received her Gold Star at an awards ceremony last week.
Keep an eye out on TV3 tonight at 7pm! Fire Risk Management Officer Nick Linton will be on The Project for Loud Shirt Day to talk about his experience as a firefighter, with hearing loss and a cochlear implant.
Today five of our people were presented with Queen’s Birthday Royal NZ Honours by the Governor-General at an investiture ceremony in Wellington. These honours recognise their inspiring contributions to local communities and Fire and Emergency over many years.
AFAC has sent their sincere thanks for our contribution to fighting the Australian wildfires.