Teaching te Reo Māori in Ngā Tai ki te Puku

12/09/2019 | National

Haane Ngatai, a senior firefighter based in Ngā Tai ki te Puku (previously Region 2), has been sharing his love and knowledge of te reo Māori via classes for his colleagues at Rotorua Fire Station, with support from Kereama Katu, Pou Takawaenga Māori, and Amor Tokona, Business Services Coordinator.

New fire appliance making waves in Nelson

11/09/2019 | National

The largest fire appliance in Nelson emblazoned with te reo Māori is making a bold statement and has created some healthy conversations around the use of te reo.  The words ‘ahi’ and ‘Whakatū’ sit alongside their English equivalent ‘fire’ and ‘Nelson’ on the fire appliance.

Start using Te Reo Māori this week

10/09/2019 | National

During this Te Wiki o te Reo Māori you will see some of the fantastic initiatives happening across Fire and Emergency as we weave te reo Māori through our everyday work.

Les McGillen

09/09/2019 | In Memoriam | National

It is with sadness that the Temuka Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of brigade Life Honorary Member and Life Honorary Member of the Canterbury Provincial Fire Brigades Association, ex Third Officer, Les McGillen.