Live house burn on Seven Sharp

26/04/2018 | Feature | National

Fire and Emergency New Zealand will be burning down a house on live TV on Monday 30 April at 7:00pm to highlight the risks of leaving electronic devices on duvets and other bedding material.

April Monthly Update - From the top

21/04/2018 | Monthly update | National

Welcome to the April edition of the Fire and Emergency NZ Update. This edition reminds us of our commitment to the safety, health and wellbeing of our people, and focuses on new initiatives and support delivered this year, including the roll our new identity out across fleet, property, and uniform.

Rolling out our new identity

20/04/2018 | National

Our new identity is a tangible sign of change that we are a new organisation, and we want to introduce it as soon as practical. At the same time, we need to ensure we get it right – particularly when introducing it to more than 14,000 people, approximately 700 buildings, and 2500 vehicles. The roll out is progressing well, across property, fleet and uniform.

Supporting Volunteering

20/04/2018 | Volunteer | National

Across all parts of Fire and Emergency New Zealand, initiatives are underway to improve resources, capability and systems for our personnel, including volunteers. With volunteers making up around 11,000 of our personnel, and being recognised in our legislation, it important that we improve our support for them.

Volunteering through the ages

19/04/2018 | Volunteer | National

Second generation volunteer firefighter Yonni Kepes is an active member of his local Canterbury community. “It is really important to volunteer for your community," says 17-year-old Yonni.