NZFS

AcronymDefinition
NZFSNew Zealand Fire Service
NZFSNew Zealand Forest Service (est. 1949)
NZFSNew Zealand Fur Seal (species)
NZFSNew Zealand Flying School
NZFSNew Zealand Frog Survey (University of Otago)
NZFSNew Zealand Film Syndicate
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Treatment of the wood is not required for indoor purposes since it is free of Lyctus brunneus (powder post borer), Anobium spp, and Ambeodontus tristis attack (Reid 1953, NZFS 1974).
It stains and glues well with no need for filling (Parham 1933, NZFS 1974, Wardle 1984).
The wood seasons evenly without excessive degrade, it air-dries faster, and is less prone to tension wood, split, warp, or collapse than the other New Zealand beeches (NZFS 1965b, Wardle 1984, Clifton 1994).
Compared to most pines, however, density uniformity within and between logs is an outstanding feature in silver beech (NZFS 1974).
Unisys will also be responsible to manage and maintain the system, allowing the NZFS to focus on its life-critical business of responding to fires and other emergencies.
Stuart Waring, information and communications technology manager data and intelligence, NZFS, said, Moving to a hosted-IaaS model allows the Fire Service to focus our people and resources on being first responders to emergencies, rather than managing the overhead of the infrastructure core of the national automatic fire alarm system.
Steve Griffin, country manager, Unisys New Zealand, said, The new infrastructure-as-a-service IT model frees the NZFS from IT responsibility for the infrastructure core of the fire alarm system.
When alarms are triggered, the system quickly and reliably transmits messages within high-availability, resilient and secure Unisys data centers and telecommunications networks to NZFS Communications Centers to deploy first responders to protect people and property.
Unisys will have full responsibility for managing and maintaining the system, allowing the NZFS to focus on its life-critical business of responding to fires and other emergencies.
"Moving to a hosted-IaaS model allows the Fire Service to focus our people and resources on being first responders to emergencies, rather than managing the overhead of the infrastructure core of the national automatic fire alarm system," said Stuart Waring, information and communications technology manager - data and intelligence, NZFS. "The end-to-end national fire alarm system will continue to be managed and supported by NZFS, which includes AFASPs, Fire Alarm Service Agents, building owners, and the NZFS Communications Centers.
Steve Griffin, country manager, Unisys New Zealand, said, "The new infrastructure-as-a-service IT model frees the NZFS from IT responsibility for the infrastructure core of the fire alarm system.