133rd Annual UFBA Conference

The 133rd Annual UFBA Conference will be hosted by the Southland Fire Brigades in Invercargill and will run 25 - 27 November 2011.  The conference will be held at the Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill.

Information about registration, flights, accommodation, delegate nominations and elections was sent to brigades on 1 July 2011.  Copies of all the information sent out is available for download at the bottom of this page.

Forms that were sent to brigades are as follows:


Registration is now closed.  UFBA Delegate Nomination Forms were due back to the UFBA office by 25 October, and registration closed at 4 PM on 28 October. 


Gold Star Dinner

There is no Gold Star Dinner at this years' conference.


Remit Preview

The UFBA has received three remits.  Official documentation and instructions for voting on these remits will be posted to brigades by the end of October.  Click here to preview the remits.

UFBA Conference Elections / Brigade Packs

Brigade packs were sent out on Tuesday 25 October.  If you have not received yours by Monday 31 October or, if you have any questions about Elections, Nominations or Remits, please contact our Operations Manager, Jane.


New Zealand General Election

The Government announced on February 2 2011 that the next General Election will be held on Saturday 26 November 2011.  Information on casting special votes can be found HERE.  If you do not cast a special vote prior to attending conference, there will be a polling station at the Ascot Community School which is approximately 500m from the Conference venue and you will need to vote during the lunch break on Saturday.


Important Conference Dates

July 1 Conference Registration information and Nomination Forms sent to all Brigades  
Aug 5 Online Conference Registration opens (the link will be posted here)
Aug 25       Nominations Close & Remits due
Oct 25 Conference Voting packs sent to all eligible Brigades
Oct 25 Delegate Nomination Forms due
Oct 28  Conference Registration closes
Nov 18 Final information email distributed
Dec 22 Expense Claim Forms due back to the UFBA office


Got a Question?

If you have any questions about conference itself, please check the FAQ document at the bottom of the page and if your question is not answered, please contact Ceara in the office.



2011 Conference - Frequently Asked Questions
Download File (pdf, 368KB, last modified August 11 2011)
2011 National Conference Final Order Paper
Download File (PDF, 139KB, last modified November 18 2011)
2011 National Conference Obituary List
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Friday 25th November, 2011

Conference 2011: Remit Preview
Posted on 28th September 2011
Comprehensive Review, says Commission Chairman
Posted on 12th December 2011
Three New Life Members
Posted on 12th December 2011
Thanks, Southland!!
Posted on 12th December 2011


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