This is a new initiative designed to improve operational safety when responding to retail fuel sites, called the Emergency Services Information Summary.
Peer Support is part of Fire and Emergency's commitment to Critical Incident and Personal Stress Support (CIPSS).
Hanmer Springs Brigade advises of the passing of Brigade Support Les Harris. Les was a member of the Hanmer Springs Brigade for over 43 years and was still an active support to the brigade. A celebration of Les' life will be held on Friday 14 October at 1.
We have updated our external website to deliver a more intuitive and user-friendly experience that will enable us to better serve our communities, especially those at risk.
Fire and Emergency will fund a short-course of counselling sessions for you, your spouse or other immediate family through our national provider, Vitae.
Cannington Fire Brigade advise of the passing of their Deputy Fire Force Controller Barry Bishop on Wednesday 21 September 2022. Barry was a member of the Willowby Fire Brigade from 1993 to 2008 and he joined the Cannington Fire Brigade from 1 July 2008.
Feedback and submissions can be made via the Portal until 4pm this Friday 30 September.
This week (25 September-1 October) is New Zealand Chinese Language Week (NZCLW).
Next week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is ‘Reconnect - with the people and places that lift you up’.
A new project is being set up called the Uniform Retender Project (URP) that will be going to market for a supplier/s to provide work/station wear for all operational personnel.