Fire and Emergency New Zealand are committed to making it easier to be a volunteer and to recognise volunteers and their contribution.
The 2018 North Island Waterway Challenge will take place at the Havelock North Fire Station Grounds on Saturday 27 January.
Each year Fire and Emergency NZ personnel from around the country compete in the Firefighters Sky Tower Challenge. It’s a big fundraising event for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand and this year a team of volunteers in National Headquarters in Wellington are training to take part.
The United Fried Brigades’ Association (UFBA) is currently running a pilot programme for volunteer brigades and rural volunteer fire forces providing training on how to use Xero accounting software.
The Herald is this week profiling some of our emergency service heroes who have hidden talents or other jobs.