Fire & Emergency New Zealand

What we research

Fire and Emergency New Zealand recognises the value of acquiring, using and sharing research based knowledge. Research plays an important role in policy development, decision-making and service improvement. Fire and Emergency commissions and uses research to support its strategic priorities.

Our current research portfolio includes:

Project Supplier
Understanding non-fatal fire related injuries in NZ Injury Prevention Unit, Otago University
Understanding the volunteer firefighter journey  Shore and Whāriki Research Centre, Massey University
Becoming a career firefighter Litmus
Toxicity of building contents in building fires  BRANZ
Firefighting water supplies University of Canterbury
Lithium batteries - what's the problem?  BRANZ
Pigeon Valley Fire Evacuation experience  University of Canterbury & Massey University
Testing the Collective Action Model to support Lifestyle Block Owners  ESR
The New Zealand Fire Awareness and Intervention Programme: Reach, Uptake and Barriers to Engagement  The Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington
The impact of live fire training on NTC based trainers Massey University


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