New Zealand Fire Service Commission

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New Zealand Fire Service Commission
Agency overview
Type Crown agent
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Headquarters Level 12,
80 The Terrace
Wellington 6011
Minister responsible
Child agencies

The New Zealand Fire Service Commission is the overseeing authority controlling the New Zealand Fire Service and the New Zealand National Rural Fire Authority. A Crown entity reporting to the Minister of Internal Affairs, the Commission was established by the New Zealand Fire Service Act 1975.[1]

The Commission is composed of five members appointed by the Governor-General. By law, at least one member must be experienced in fire engineering or a senior operational firefighting.[2]

As of 2016, the current members of the Commission are:[3]

  • Hon Paul Swain QSO (Chairperson)
  • Dr Nicola Crauford (Deputy Chair)
  • Te Arohanui Cook
  • Angela Hauk-Willis
  • Peter Drummond MNZM

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fire Service Act 1975, Act No. 42 of 19 September 1975 (in English). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  2. ^ Article 6, Fire Service Act 1975, Act No. 42 of 19 September 1975 (in English). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  3. ^ "The Board". fire.org.nz. Retrieved 5 September 2016.