Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Fire and Emergency New Zealand is New Zealand's main firefighting and emergency services body. Fire and Emergency was formally established on 1 July 2017, after the New Zealand Fire Service, the National Rural Fire Authority, 12 enlarged rural fire districts and 26 territorial authority rural fire authorities amalgamated to form one new organisation. It has nationwide responsibility for fire safety, firefighting, hazardous substance incident response, vehicle extrication and urban search and rescue.
New Zealand Firefighter’s Credit Union
The Credit Union is a non-profit organisation providing financial services for the Emergency Services Community. UFBA members, Fire and Emergency New Zealand 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 Fire and Emergency New Zealand employees are welcome to join.
Volunteering New Zealand
Volunteering New Zealand Incorporated (VNZ) is an association of New Zealand organisations that have a commitment to volunteering, such as volunteer centres, national and other organisations. VNZ is the “voice of volunteering” and are the only national organisation in New Zealand that focuses purely on volunteers, volunteering and volunteer management. Click here for details of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UFBA and Volunteering New Zealand