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Calls for law to acknowledge high rates of cancer among firefighters - ‘Dying at record numbers’


Firefighters drove their engines to Parliament's doors today, wanting laws to acknowledge the high rates of cancer among them... Full story here.

Dying long after the flames are out: Firefighters call on lawmakers to extend ACC to cover occupational cancers


It's an inherently dangerous occupation but for Kiwi firefighters it's not the flames, the heights or the smoke that scares them most; it's the health implications that arise long after the fire is out... Full story here.

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Notice to Auckland Local Members

Members will be aware of the latest failure in Fire & Emergency fleet at a house fire in Grey Lynn. 


Relief Fire Truck Fails at Fire Again

The dire state of Fire & Emergency relief fleet was once again highlighted early yesterday morning at a house fire in Grey Lynn.


Prada Cup / 36th America’s Cup Update

Members will remember that some time ago the Local raised several concerns with Fire & Emergency around the planning and staffing of the Prada and America’s Cup.