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.
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.
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.
It is with sadness that we announce of the sudden death of Mark Whittaker.
A crucial part of our role as Fire and Emergency New Zealand is risk reduction, which includes helping to prevent activities within communities that may lead to the outbreak or spread of fire.
National Volunteer Week runs this week, 17-23 June 2018, when the whole nation gets to celebrate volunteers, including ours.
More than 70 people were in attendance on Wed 13 June to watch the blessing of the site for the new Remutaka fire station.
A new tool to provide accurate, up-to-date information about the availability of volunteers, and others, to respond to fire and emergencies is expected to be ready later this year.
This year’s Fieldays at Mystery Creek has a new addition to its site - the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Case tractor, decked out in our livery and fitted with a ladder, lights and sirens.
It is with regret we have to advise the passing of David Fleming (Rang).