New members appointed to Fire and Emergency New Zealand Board

27/06/2018 | National

The Minister of Internal Affairs, Hon Tracey Martin, has announced the appointments of Malcolm Inglis from Whanganui and Wendie Harvey from Napier to the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Board for a term of three years. The Minister has also reappointed Te Arohanui Cook for a further three year term. All appointments are effective from 1 July 2018.

Email migration project - Update

25/06/2018 | Technology | National

We're aiming to have everyone in the cloud (that is, using Microsoft Office 365) by the end of 2019. This means we can securely access Microsoft products, like Outlook emails and calendars, over the internet, from anywhere.

Evacuation procedures and schemes

22/06/2018 | National

While New Zealand has a good history of fire safety within commercial and industrial buildings and the loss of life has been minimal, a number of buildings are still affected by fire each year.

UPDATE - Smoke alarms

21/06/2018 | National

As you may be aware, there have been news stories recently about major retailers phasing out sales of ionisation smoke alarms. This has prompted calls to some of our stations and queries from the public about what they should do.