Local Advisory Committees

Reflecting the diversity of community voices

Local Advisory Committees help us make your community more resilient in an emergency

This historic whakatauki is offered up to represent the diversity of voices and reminds us that it takes a multitude of voices to create harmony.

LACs’ purpose is to provide independent community-focused strategic advice on local needs, issues and risks. LACs help Fire and Emergency support their communities by providing a strong local perspective on what matters.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand first established Local Advisory Committees in June 2020:

If you would like to register your interest in becoming an LAC member for either one of our existing LACs or one of the nine we will be establishing, or would like any further information, you can email Fire and Emergency’s National LAC team on lacs@fireandemergency.nz or fill out the Expression of Interest form below.