Everyone loves a big red firetruck! From early horse-drawn pumps to V8-powered fire engines, discover the equipment and history of these everyday heroes.
Things are heating up at MOTAT’s Whare Tinei Ahi – The Fire Station!
MOTAT’s Emergency Collection contains some of New Zealand’s earliest firefighting equipment. You can get up close with some of this extensive collection with gas masks, medals, alarms and more, learn the heroic history of the nation’s firefighters.
Look out for MOTAT’s Fire and Emergency Live Day to get a hands-on firefighting experience!
Find out more about objects in the MOTAT collection at:Collections Online