Talofa! This week (29 June-2 May) is Samoan Language Week. Today Mau gives us safety advice on matches and lighters.

Kids love to play with things they’re not supposed to. But matches and lighters aren’t toys, they’re tools. So keep them away from little ones. Find out more at Fire.org.nz
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Congratulations to the five firefighters who were this week presented with Queen Service Medals in Wellington as part of the New Year Royal Honours recipients awards.
Congratulations to the five firefighters who were this week presented with Queen
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Hope everyone is keeping warm during this cold snap! Using a heater? Don't forgot the Heater-Metre rule.
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It looks like the cold weather is officially here to stay for most of NZ! Before you start using your heating appliances, give them a good clean, replace the filters and get them checked by an electrician.
It looks like the cold weather is officially here to stay for

'These sorts of things can happen to anybody' - Kiwis urged to check dehumidifiers after spike in fires

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Kevin O’Connor, National Rural Manager (designate), Fire and Emergency New Zealand is pleased to announce appointments to the five Regional Manager Rural positions for our new organisation, Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Regional Managers Rural for Fire and Emergency New Zealand Appointed

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Check out this great vid of the quick response of our amazing Volunteers at the Ravensbourne Fire Brigade. Way to do team!
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Don't forget - last weekend to attend our Career Recruitment Open Days! Find out more about this career to see if it suits you - and what the recruitment process entails. Plus try some of the physical test too - don't miss out!
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New Zealand Fire Service - A Career Like No Other

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Tomorrow morning we'll be live streaming the 900 firefighters that will be climbing the Sky Tower, having raised over $1,000,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand!

Watch and support your local climbers ‍‍
Tomorrow morning well be live streaming the 900 firefighters that will be

Sky Tower Stair Challenge 2017 - 1

The Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge is an annual fundraiser for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). Each year firefighters from around New Zeal...

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Happy Friday Aotearoa! We hope all is well in your part of the country and that you're enjoying NZ Sign Language Week as much as we are.

For our final video, may we introduce you to the remarkable Nick Mackle, from our Auckland Operational Support team, who will sign for us about safety around "Matches and Lighters." He learnt NZSL at night classes and is currently studying a BA in Deaf...
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Kia ora all. We hope everyone is learning some great signs for NZ Sign Language Week (8-14 May). Don't forget to head to to pick up some great advice and teachings on signing.

Today, we have Bridgette Strid, our incredible firefighter based in Tawa who started learning NZSL in 2000. She also trained on an interpreter course and now works as one in the Wellington region. Amazing! Today, she...
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Hello all (waves hand). New Zealand Sign Language week (8-14 May) is going amazingly and we've learned lots such as how to sign 'my name is...', 'please,' 'thank you' and 'I want coffee'. Make sure to give it a go!

Today, we have our very impressive firefighter, Quin Webster, who started learning NZSL as a Station Officer after visiting the Auckland Deaf Society (Balmoral) in 2005. He...
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Continuing on with the celebration of Sign Language Week (8-14 May), today we have Phil Faidley from one of our Auckland stations reminding us about the "Meter from the Heater" rule. Phil learnt sign language at night classes with his wife. Thanks Phil!
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This week (8-14 May) is New Zealand Sign Language Week. To celebrate, five of our firefighters across the country have put their sign to the test! Check out our Facebook page every day this week to see their fire safety videos.

First up is Nick Linton from Waitemata Area Fire Service. He learnt to sign through night classes and tells us about Deaf and Hearing Impaired fire alarms.
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We had a great day today at MagnifyWorld in Auckland, with our crew showcasing our #VR experience. If you haven't already, try it for yourself at
We had a great day today at MagnifyWorld in Auckland with our
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Fire and Emergency NZ appointments from 1 July 2017: Paul McGill (National Commander Urban), Rhys Jones (Chief Executive) and Kevin O’Connor (National Manager Rural).
Fire and Emergency NZ appointments from 1 July 2017 Paul McGill National

New Zealand Fire Service - Media Release|Key appointments made for new Fire and Emergency New Zealand organisation

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Justin Remnant
Another step closer for Fire and Emergency New Zealand with key legislation passed in Parliament yesterday. “A modern firefighting service for the future”.
Another step closer for Fire and Emergency New Zealand with key legislation
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Regan Blogg
The force is strong in our Kiwi firefighters. The best in the galaxy. Happy International Firefighters Day! Tag, like and share to thank our firefighters. #internationalfirefightersday #IFFD #maythefourthbewithyou
The force is strong in our Kiwi firefighters The best in the
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Applications are now open for those interested in a career as a firefighter! Apply before the 31st of May to join the best crew in NZ!
Applications are now open for those interested in a career as a
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