This International Firefighters' Day, some of our teams across the country got together to celebrate the important role firefighters have in their communities, each and every day.

Check out some of the celebrations.

A news story from Hawke's Bay's Chalk the Walk event.


Photos from Hawke's Bay's Chalk the Walk

Chalking up the pavement at Chalk the Walk

Crews head out at Chalk the Walk


Internal Affairs Minister, responsible for Fire and Emergency,  Jan Tinetti visited Wellington Central Station to meet some of the crew.

Assistant Area Manager, Gareth Hughes, Minister Jan Tinetti, Region Manager Bruce Stubbs

Some of the Wellington crew members before meeting the Minister

The Minister learning about the Command Unit

Te Hiku created this video to celebrate their people.

Check out our video sharing some of our firefighters' stories.


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