Q: I am a mum with kids – can I join the NZFS or Rural Fire?

Q: I am interesting in joining the NZFS as a career firefighter. Are there physical requirements for entry?

Q: How do I join as a volunteer firefighter?

Q: I want to join my local brigade or rural fire party, but don’t think I am fit enough? Is there another way I can help?

Q: I am an operational firefighter and I am pregnant. How is pregnancy handled in the NZFS?

Q: Are there separate facilities for women on fire stations?

Q: How does the NZFS approach bullying and harassment?


If you have any other questions that are not listed here, please contact us at women@fire.org.nz. We would love to hear from you.