80 The Terrace
PO Box 2133
Phone +64 4 496 3600
6 May 2021
By email: [FYI request #15131 email]
Dear Jaden Information Request
– Christchurch 2612
I refer to your official information request dated 11 April 2021 asking if there are any plans to
replace/retire Christchurch 2612 (Bedford Hose Layer) and, if so, when and with what type of
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has no confirmed plans at this stage regarding the replacement
or retirement of Christchurch 2612 (Bedford Hose Layer). However, a business case is currently
being prepared to determine replacement options. In the meantime, the current Christchurch
2612 continues to be maintained to a high standard making it safe and suitable for the job.
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this response.
Information about how to make a complaint is available at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz
freephone 0800 802 602.
Deputy Chief Executive, Office of the Chief Executive