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Firefighting practice (2nd of 2)

Firefighting practice

Members of the Ngātimoti Rural Fire Force take part in a house fire training day, in May 2008. In 2008 the National Rural Fire Authority co-ordinated rural firefighting, which was carried out by around 3,000 volunteers.

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Rural Fire Network
Photograph by Doug Ashford

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Welfare and emergency services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 September 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008