Check out volunteering for an emergency service
If you have ever wanted to volunteer for an emergency
service, or help someone after a traumatic event, the
Auckland Volunteer and Emergency Services Open Day is for
On Saturday (8 February) personnel from the
police, fire and ambulance services and agencies such as
Lifeline, ACC and Civil Defence, will all be at Auckland’s
Queen’s Wharf to show off their skills, equipment, and
talk about what they do.
The public will be able
check out the full range of New Zealand Fire Service
appliances, see what happens inside the Fire and Police
Communication Centre and learn how they despatch appliances
to emergencies. The Navy also has an open day on its patrol
It is the first time in over 25 years
that such a large public display of the region’s emergency
and volunteer capability has been showcased in central
Auckland. Entry is free at it starts at 10am.
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