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Tasmania deployment 2016 - Newsletter 6

We are now at Day 50 of this campaign. Although it’s not to be celebrated as such, it certainly is a milestone!
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Tasmania deployment 2016 - Newsletter 5

Today (Friday, 26 February) is Day 46 of the Tasmania campaign and significant progress is being made. The focus is now shifting to demobilising fire crews, rather than sending more.
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Tasmania deployment 2016 - Newsletter 4

Much of the past few days has been about organising the arrival of two taskforces (Delta and Charlie) to Australia, and the departure of two taskforces (Alpha and Bravo) back to New Zealand.
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Tasmania deployment 2016 - Newsletter 3

Our crews are encountering ‘big days’ in a challenging environment. However, the team continues to get stuck in and their efforts were missed whilst they were on R&R. 
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Tasmania deployment 2016 - Newsletter 2

Our Kiwi crews have been getting stuck into the work at hand, and we’ve had positive feedback from the Australians, who have been very happy with the kiwi work ethic and production rates.
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Tasmania deployment 2016 - Newsletter 1

New Zealand has sent 43 firefighters to take part in a three week deployment to help combat fires burning in Tasmania.
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Victoria Deployment 2016 - Newsletter 4

Previously deployment taskforces have work independently, however, the 2016 Victorian Bushfire Deployment has taken a different approach and combined the New Zealand and Australian (Hume) Taskforces.
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Victoria Deployment 2016 - Newsletter 3

Thursday the team are making really good progress securing containment lines and also putting in their rake-hoe lines.
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Victoria Bushfire Deployment 2016 - Newsletter 1

A contingent of Kiwi firefighters have joined their counterparts across the Tasman to combat wildfires blazing in Victoria.
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Victoria Deployment 2016 - Newsletter 2

A contingent of Kiwi firefighters have joined their counterparts across the Tasman to combat wildfires blazing in Victoria.
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