Public Safety Institute is pleased to announce it’s inaugural ITRA Swiftwater Vehicle Rescue Instructor Workshop to be held 10-14 June, 2020 at the Mangahao Whitewater Park, Shannon, New Zealand.
If you are an organisation outside of New Zealand and Australia, PSI is now seeking registrations of interest to help an under-resourced organisation to develop their country’s flood rescue capacity.
Wow! What an amazing summit! The National Alliance of State Agricultural and Animal Emergency Programs held their 2019 summit in Belluvue, Washington State and I had the honour to present on lessons on animal disaster response in New Zealand.
We should all know that staying dry is the aim of any swiftwater first responder. So being able to effect shored based rescue is a critical skill. Learn how.
After months of preparation, the Mangahao Whitewater Park became the venue for advanced swiftwater vehicle rescue training.
The Public Safety Institute is delivering an ITRA Introduction to Swiftwater Technician and Swiftwater Vehicle Rescue course being held 12-15 October, Otaki/Shannon, New Zealand. (more…)
Following an interview with Matthew Cattin from Wilderness Magazine, PSI Director Steve Glassey gives advice on how to safely cross rivers. (more…)
Public Safety Institute became New Zealand’s first foundation sponsor of the new International Technical Rescue Association.
It is the activity that our students rate the best, it also is the most challenging for many – the strainer drill.