Mission, Vision and Values call us on 04 237 9613 or in case of fire phone 111

Mission, Vision and Values



Minimise the social, economic and environmental impacts of fire in the Wellington Rural Fire District.


For the Wellington Rural Fire Authority to be an integrated organisation that provides effective and efficient management of fire in the Rural Fire District.





  • Services, stakeholders and satisfaction
  • Our customer service will be timely, responsive, and proactive and strive to meet the customer’s needs.


  • Accountability, integrity and responsibility
  • Assuming responsibility for actions, decisions and policies.
  • Being open and honest in all our dealings and maintaining the highest integrity at all times.


  • Innovation and quality
  • Always doing what we say we will and striving for excellence and quality in everything we do.
  • We will look at new creative ideas that have the potential to make the way we work more effective and efficient.

Safety and Welfare

  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of our employees and strive to provide an accident free workplace.
  • Safety is our core value and a first priority in all fire management activities.


  • Celebrate success, leadership, organisation (technology) and personal development
  • We provide support to one another, working co-operatively, respecting one another’s views and making our work environment fun and enjoyable.
  • All projects have identified outcomes which are celebrated by the whole team.
  • Conflict is brought into the open and dealt with constructively.