He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
What is the most important thing in the world? It is the people, it is the people, it is the people.

Fire and Emergency strives to create an environment in which diverse groups feel part of an inclusive culture; are valued for who they are and what they contribute; and are empowered to achieve their best mahi within the workplace. Click the icons below to find out more about the networks for our personnel. 

Upcoming events 

Rainbow Pride Auckland - Saturday 17 February 2024

Wellington Pride Parade - Saturday 9 March 2024


Fire and Emergency Disability Network

Our network focuses on improving fire and emergency outcomes for disabled people in our communities, and serving and supporting people in our organisation who may live with a disability.

Whiria te Tāngata – Rainbow Network

Whiria te Tāngata increases the visibility, inclusion and participation of people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics in Fire and Emergency.

Women in Fire and Emergency (WFENZ)

Women in Fire and Emergency New Zealand (WFENZ) promotes and facilitates the participation and success of women in fire and emergency roles in New Zealand.

Kia Toipoto

Kia Toipoto specifically refers to reducing the ‘gap’ (pay gap) and to this being our collective responsibility.