Today marks the start of National Volunteer Week, when we celebrate and thank our 11,500 plus volunteers for their role in keeping our communities and environment safe.
Celebrating National Volunteer Week 21-27 June 2020. Find out what's happening and how you can get involved.
Clyde Volunteer Fire Bridge advises the passing of John Waldron
Hamilton Fire Station advises of the passing of ex-firefighter Tony Seaton.
The Board of Fire and Emergency New Zealand is delighted to confirm that Rhys Jones will continue to be Chief Executive for another two years.
The announcements of our 50 new Local Advisory Committee members earlier this month has sparked significant interest from across Aotearoa.
The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on a code to protect consumers who are at risk of needing to contact emergency services and only have access to a home phone to do so.
We want people to tell us about their observations and experiences during our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are currently in the process of undertaking two related processes.
We advise of the death of Stephen "Butts" Butler in Australia on 11 June 2020. Stephen started his service in Opunake and then New Plymouth as a volunteer, then joined the career staff in Invercargill and Timaru before moving to Australia in 2000.
Flooding is New Zealand’s number one hazard for frequency, losses, and declared civil emergencies. Our online training module Working Safely Around Water will help with responding to floods.