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Emergency Services Expo 2020

Be part of an adrenalin-filled day with Wellington’s emergency services. Expect fire demonstrations, high ropes rescue, Police and paramedic demonstrations and lots more!

  • When | Āhea Sat 10 Oct 2020, 10.00am–2.00pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Te Papa Forecourt and Waterfront Promenade
  • Cost | Te utu Free events

Get ready, get prepared. Be part of an adrenalin filled afternoon with Wellington’s emergency services. Expect fire demonstrations, tugboat water cannon displays, and lots more!

Kids must be accompanied by an adult for all activities.

How do Covid-19 alert levels affect school holiday events?

The safety of your whānau is our top priority. We’ll make sure you can always socially distance.

  • School holiday events will go ahead at Alert Levels 1 and 2.
  • The Emergency Services Expo will only go ahead at Alert Level 1.
  • Events will be limited to 100 people at Alert Level 2.
  • We’ll need to cancel all events at Alert Level 3.

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A young boy shoots a firehose into the air. There is large crowd in the background


Emergency Services Expo, 2018. Photo by Jo Moore. Te Papa (116451)