The survival rate for people who have suffered a cardiac arrest has increased from 12% to 18% thanks to our involvement in supporting St John with medical response.
Families play an important role in supporting our volunteers. Therefore, Fire and Emergency has created a Families of Volunteers brochure to help families, particularly those with a newer volunteer, understand what to expect, how life may change for them and how they, as a family, can be more involved.
We are working to resolve issues with the DVDs provided with the Get Firewise Family book and the Get Firewise Year 1 & 2 kits.
Have you got a suggestion to improve how we work and the ways we support our communities? Great ideas are now invited from Fire and Emergency personnel via Beacon.
Six Fire and Emergency New Zealand personnel have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Royal NZ Honours list.
Applications for the next round of career firefighter positions open on 20 July, and close on 20 August 2018.
Keeping you connected with what’s going on with communities and the change we are going through is crucial as we build the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand.In this month’s FENZ Update you will find insights into how we are working together on the front line and behind the scenes. There’s a lot going on – some of it is obvious to everyone and some involves planning and thinking and changing that isn’t quite so visible.