Kōrero: Fires and fire services

Rural firefighters

Rural firefighters

These volunteer firefighters from the Ngātimoti rural fire force are taking part in a house fire training day in May 2008. Some 90 rural fire authorities around the country coordinate the work of around 3,000 volunteers in fighting fires on rural and forest land.

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Rural Fire Network
Photograph by Doug Ashford

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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/mi/photograph/21886/rural-firefighters (accessed 11 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010