Cyclone Gita response

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The cyclone season in the Pacific has generated two cyclones that have affected us in the last few weeks. The first was Cyclone Fehi which caused significant damage, in combination with king tides, and we were only just cleaning up from this when Cyclone Gita formed in the Pacific....

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International Women’s Day Celebrations (8 March 2018)

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Thursday March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Globally, this day is used to celebrate women’s achievements and bring awareness to some of the challenges they still face. ...

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First Aid Kit supplier review update

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As you may be aware we have been redesigning the first aid kit business model aiming to improve our presence, processes and distribution in this space. This included going through a process to review our supplier in this area. ...

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Double Crewing Project

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Today we released an update on the Double Crewing Project. The update includes progress to date and confirms the stations we will be consulting in year two of the project. Among the highlights, are the addition of 63 new staff across 17 stations, including 51 of our volunteers taking on paid roles; and the addition of three new First Response Units....

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People News

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Please join me in welcoming Andy Gummer back to St John in his new role of District Operations Manager for Northland....

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Get involved with Annual Appeal

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We’re only six weeks away from Heart of Gold Annual Appeal– the biggest fundraising event in St John’s calendar. From 2-8 April, we’re asking New Zealand to financially support the good work we do and enable us to raise money for ambulances and lifesaving equipment. This year, the goal is to raise $2.2m....

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CME: Managing and Leading Volunteers

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Volunteers are the life blood of St John. This year we’re storming across the South Island to bring managers and leaders of volunteers a workshop which is designed to support you to work constructively with your volunteers, across the volunteer journey....

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Double Crewing Project update

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Today, we will begin the fourth phase of the Double Crewing Project with staff briefings in Putaruru, Napier, Hastings, Waipukurau and Christchurch (Heli). We are proposing to add 19 staff across these stations to progress our goal of ending single crewing of emergency ambulances in New Zealand by 2021....

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People News

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We have a new appointment in Clinical Operations. Lee Anne Van Winkel will join the team on the 19 February as Norma Lane's Executive Assistant....

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New Community Programmes pilot rolled out

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As we continue to strengthen St John's social connection in communities, we rolled out a new programme pilot, taking toddlers to rest homes, at the North Shore last week....

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