Event Reviews and Results
The Rolleston Volunteer Fire Brigade’s road crash rescue competition team has earned the title of National Champion, winning the UFBA (United Fire Brigades’ Association) National Road Crash Rescue (RCR) Challenge held over the weekend in Queenstown.
Presentations and Minutes from the 133rd Annual UFBA Conference held in Invercargill.
Results from the National Waterway Challenge held in Carterton 3 - 5 November 2011.
Results from the National Firefighter Combat Challenge
Morrinsville Team Leader Andrew “Skinny” Lingard called the Australasian and World Road Rescue Challenges “the best learning experience that can be offered to any brigade member, which can be taken back to their home town and be put into practice in help saving lives on our roads.”
For the second year straight, Werribee has won the Australasian Road Rescue Challenge - this year held in Upper Hutt from 14 to 17 July. The New Zealand teams - led by Feilding - put in an excellent effort.
England’s Royal Berkshire team won the title of Champion of the World Road Rescue Challenge. For New Zealand, the most notable performance came from Hawera. One of our greenest teams beat out some very experienced teams to place 8th overall in the World Road Rescue Challenges.
After months of training and preparation, 23 teams from around the world turned up to the World and Australasian Road Rescue Challenges in Wellington - and faced some tough scenarios that took skill, determination, and team work to get through.
Find the results here