We are a professional body of New Zealand emergency service managers committed to providing the highest level of emergency management to our areas

Overview of FECA

Member Representation

Our association focuses on providing advocacy for our members while continually developing the rank of Commander to the highest levels in emergency management. Membership is open to Fire and Emergency senior managers in New Zealand who have an operational role.

Operational Role

Throughout the country, we are a small but dedicated group of Fire and Emergency senior managers that play a pivotal role for Fire & Emergency NZ.

Senior managers are responsible for the delivery phase of the Fire & Emergency NZ strategy, managing over 8,000 paid and volunteer firefighters and providing senior command and control capability to a wide range of emergencies every day of the year.



By setting a high standard and sharing our knowledge and skills, we mentor, evolve and involve our teams so our firefighters aspire to the role of senior manager.


Proactively developing our skills and knowledge to reach the highest level of professionalism in emergency management


Providing advocacy and support to our members to ensure safety in the workplace, work life balance and appropriate working conditions

Our Latest Media Releases, Newsletters and Reports

Newsletter 9 June 2020

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Our Values

It is our vision that staff will aspire to the rank of Fire and Emergency senior manager and thus our mission is to enhance the rank and role of a senior manager to be a professional, rewarding and safe role