Free flu vaccines will be available for all Fire and Emergency NZ personnel from mid April.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand are committed to making it easier to be a volunteer and to recognise volunteers and their contribution.
All fire forces to have new IGC radios by end of the year The roll out to rural fire forces will begin in April.
Some of you may remember that here at NZFCU we would run a ‘loan special’ once a year. This special was to allow our members the opportunity to draw down a loan without the 10% security we normally required in the Loan Provider account when applying for a loan. Read here to fnd out more.
Our work is more than just fighting fires. Here's another way that one of our firefighters have made an impact on New Zealand's safety.
From 1 April all new operational volunteer recruits will be required to undertake a medical assessment as part of the recruiting process. This will be a new standard for our vegetation fire fighters and Volunteer Rural Fire Forces.
High on a hillside overlooking the picturesque Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables, sits the eco-friendly Sherwood Hotel. However, it was not the location that brought this hotel to the attention of Fire Risk Management Officer, (FRMO) John Smalls, from Area 23; it was the 27 false alarms, five small fires and one reasonably sized fire.
Rebranded Fire and Emergency New Zealand versions of many brochures and resources are now available on Online Ordering.
It is with sadness that the Counties Manukau Fire Area advise of the passing of ex-Chief Fire Officer and current Operational Support member Ronald (Ron) Leonard of the Waiheke Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Fire and Emergency NZ, the NZ Professional Firefighters Union, and the United Fire Brigades Association are joint-sponsoring a film in the upcoming French Film Festival with 5 double passes up for grabs.