Ambulances receive $9.2m boost
St John Ambulance is to hire dozens of extra front-line staff and cut single-crewed vehicles, but a union for paramedics is worried about some of the proposed roles.
Originally purchased as a used Japanese ambulance for the Pleasant Point station following their upgrade to full ambulance status it was transferred to Fairlie. It was photographed at Timaru in November 2012. Timaru nel Timaru, Canterbury
New yellow St John ambulances to improve safety
St John has rolled out the first of their yellow ambulances in New Zealand, in a move to improve safety for staff, patients and the public.