Major hazards are our marae which has a special historic and religious significance. Other risks are SH3 and staffing problems.
Ratana are supported by the Wanganui and Marton Brigades which are 20kms and 12kms away from us.
Ratana is a stand alone village based 20kms south of Wanganui, 6kms from the coast. The town building profile is predominantly residential with a temple, Marae community buildings (hall and sleeping quarters), school, two shops, Kaumatua flats, museum and fire station.
Ratana Volunteer Fire Brigade Employer Recognition Programme
The partnership between the New Zealand fire Service, volunteers and their employers is based on mutual benefit. Our Employer Recognition Programme aims to assist in the acknowledgement of the contribution made by employers to both the Fire Service and our communities.
While we acknowledge the support employers provide us, we do not actively endorse their products or services.
The Ratana Volunteer Fire Brigade would like to formally acknowledge the following Employers:
Dave Hoskins Carriers Ltd
Budget Waste Wanganui