New Zealand Fire Service
The Fire Service's mission is ‘to reduce the incidence and consequence of fire, and to provide a professional response to other emergencies. It's primarily responsible for providing fire protection to urban and semi-urban areas, along with initial response to all incidents of fire throughout the country. Other emergencies include vehicle extrication, medical co-response, hazardous material incident, urban search and rescue and natural disasters.
The National Rural Fire Authority is responsible for co-ordinating the rural fire management activities of New Zealand. They aim to reduce the number and consequence of wildfires in New Zealand’s forest and rural areas.
New Zealand Firefighter’s Credit Union
The Credit Union are a non-profit organisation providing financial services for the Emergency Services Community. UFBA members, NZFS employees and their family are welcome to join to benefit from financial services including savings, loans, insurance and financial advice.
New Zealand Firefighter’s Welfare Society
The Welfare Society helps firefighters and their families and offers a number of benefits including healthcare, medical visits, holiday homes and counselling. UFBA members and NZFS employees are welcome to join.