The exhaust fume management programme is now ahead of programme with another 67 urban volunteer fire stations having exhaust fume solutions implemented throughout the 16/17 financial year.
This article features the recently published research as part of the Contestable Research Fund.
Whitianga Volunteer Fire Brigade are the overall winners at the Australasian Rescue Challenge in Hamilton last weekend, with other Kiwi teams also winning prizes.
Welcome to the first Research Update for Fire and Emergency New Zealand. In this edition, there is information on the new projects being funded through the 2017/2018 Contestable Research Fund.
The Collective Agreement agreed between Fire and Emergency New Zealand and New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union (NZPFU) advises a review of market rates in May of each year the agreement remains in force. The 2017 market rates have been reviewed using the same approach that was agreed in 2013.
This week, we have a look at the history of Women in Fire and Emergency NZ.
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Is it with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of James Molloy of the Ohai Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Congratulations to this quarter’s recipients of the New Zealand Fire Brigades’ Long Service and Good Conduct Award. If you are a recipient, please make sure your details are correct by going to the People & Capability Honours and Awards page and follow the instructions.
It is with sadness that we advise the passing of Gus (Angus) McFarlane Duthie, Hutt Divisional Commander.
Think you spend too much time doing paper work? Well a project is due to start that aims to reduce the amount of time and effort volunteers spend doing administration work. Volunteers at numerous forums and workshops have told us that administration tasks are time-consuming, complex and inefficient.