Title: Whakaratonga Iwi
An observational documentary series running over 13 half hour episodes following recruits through their induction course in the New Zealand Fire Service.
Whakaratonga Iwi is a documentary-style television series following the trials and tribulations of young Māori recruits attempting to forge a career with the New Zealand Fire Service – one of the most respected organisations in the country. It’s not just all about burning buildings – Fire Fighters are trained for rescues, car crashes, natural disasters and protecting communities.
Over the next 12 weeks 24 new recruits will face the gruelling training course in Rotorua.
SPECIAL THANKS TO
NEW ZEALAND FIRE SERVICE
Geoff Purcell – National Training Centre Manager
David Utumapu – National Recruitment Manager
Scott Sargentina – Corporate Communications Manager
Piki Thomas – Pou Herenga Maori
Grant Martin – Senior Trainer
THE RECRUITS OF HRCTP1007
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