Last night, Wellington Deputy Mayor Foon presented the Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian (APW) Award to Fire and Emergency’s Wellington District for their role in responding to the Loafers Lodge tragedy in May.
Efforts of search and rescue teams in Hawke's Bay lead to new relationships being built with local iwi.
COVID-19 has been identified within the community and emergency response personnel in the Hawke’s Bay following the impacts of ex-tropical Cyclone Gabrielle.
Help is available to anyone at Fire and Emergency who needs it during this severe weather event.
Understanding our role in Readiness and Recovery: Waiharara/Kaimaumau Recovery Research and Hawke’s Bay Recovery Team Pilot Evaluation released
Traditionally, Fire and Emergency has concentrated on risk reduction and response activities. With the adoption of the widely recognised approach to emergency management: the 4Rs of reduction, readiness, response and recovery, the readiness and recovery parts are still relatively new to the organisation.
Today marks the 140th anniversary of the invasion of Parihaka. In order to better serve our communities, we must learn about our nation's history.
Wellington International Pride Parade organisers have made the tough decision to cancel this year’s event. They will now focus their efforts on next year’s parade, scheduled for March 2022.
Around 80+ Fire and Emergency people recently participated in the Wellington Round the Bays fun run, alongside family members, which helped make us the biggest single team entered into the event.