Conference highlights 2018

Check here for highlights from each day of Conference and AGM (16-18 November, TSB Arena, Wellington).

Conference in numbers:

23 Exhibits including Fire and Emergency NZ, Milwaukee, Chubb, atsource, Makita (sponsors of coffee cart), Fire and Rescue Products, Drager, Fraser, Husqvarna, Armourguard, Styx Mill, PT Rescue, MSA, PACFire, Wormald, NZ Firefighters Credit Union, NZ Welfare Society, NZFBI, PSL Fire and Safety, SEM Fire and Rescue, Code 3, Whelan Australia, Varley.
44 FRFANZ representatives
Over 90 Fire and Emergency staff including SLT and OLT
7 UFBA Life Honorary Members
4 NZFBI representatives
84 Observers
21 Past Presidents (5 voting)
6 Provincial Association reps
4 Speakers
4 Tech Panel (one voting)
10 UFBA Board, Officers and Patron (one voting)
7 UFBA member/Non FENZ Military and Industrial firefighters
287 UFBA Member Delegates FENZ Brigades (voting)
Over 90 partners through the Partners Programme

Our welcome functions hosted a whopping 630 people and our Gala Dinner and even greater 680!

This makes conference 2018 the biggest Conference of firefighters in living memory.

We featured spearate AGMs for FRFANZ and UFBA with an update given on the continued merger process - see here.

A panel of senior leadership team from Fire and Emergency NZ provided updates during a three hour session.

HIGHLIGHTS

For photographs visit our Facebook page or our galleries below:

DAY ONE gallery

DAY TWO gallery

DAY THREE gallery

For Keynote speakers videos can be found in the links below:

Changes at UFBA

AGM/Conference MInutes

As per the UFBA Constitution (17.11), the day 3 minutes will be approved by the Board at the first meeting following Conference on Friday 14 December 2018. The minutes will be available on our website in the week following this meeting.

Downloads

UFBA AGM Minutes 2018 - Day 1
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UFBA AGM Minutes 2018 - Day 2
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UFBA AGM Minutes 2018 - Day 3
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15 things you should never say
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Mens Guide to Depression Keytolife
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Womens Guide to Depression Keytolife
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Parents Guide to Depression Keytolife
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Teens Guide to Depression Keytolife
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AGM Speech notes Bill Butzbach
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