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I’ve never let my disabilities define my abilities’

29 November 2022 | Ignite Magazine

James Marks is a volunteer firefighter with the Waikuku Beach Volunteer Fire Brigade. He is also determined, talented and neurodiverse,

Makarora's new fire station open

28 November 2022 | Announcements

The doors are officially open at Makarora’s new fire station.

Canterbury firefighters attend three times as many structure fires in October

22 November 2022 | Announcements

Last month, firefighters in Canterbury attended three times as many structure fires as they have in previous months.

Firefighters’ talks make progress, but union says it will strike again - FENZ

17 November 2022 | Announcements

Chief Executive Kerry Gregory says his focus is on reaching resolution and ensuring career firefighters can put all their energy into serving the community.

Fire and Emergency Team to support New South Wales flood response

14 November 2022 | Deployments

An incident management team from Fire and Emergency is departing for Australia 14.11.22 to support the widespread flooding response in NSW.

NZ firefighters awarded medals for service in Australian bushfires

11 November 2022 | Announcements

Firefighters throughout New Zealand have been honoured for their service by the Australian Government with the Australia National Emergency Medal.

Joint Fire and Emergency and NZPFU statement

10 November 2022 | Announcements

The NZPFU and Fire and Emergency have held two days of negotiations this week which has included an exchange of proposals.

Fire and Emergency and NZPFU talks positive - to continue tomorrow

9 November 2022 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency Chief Executive Kerry Gregory says talks with the NZPFU today were positive and discussions will continue tomorrow.