Story: Fires and fire services

Fire regions

Fire regions

In 2009 the New Zealand Fire Service was organised into eight major regions. Within these, there were 346 urban fire districts, served by a total of 440 stations. The Fire Service was headed by a chief executive who was also the national commander, and each fire region had a manager.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Fires and fire services - Modern fire services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/21880/fire-regions (accessed 14 August 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 11 Mar 2010