How to Join

The UFBA supports, represents and unites fire and rescue personnel throughout New Zealand.

All brigades and rural fire forces are welcome as UFBA members - our membership consists of urban, rural, industrial and defence brigades.

We are here to support you in the important work you are doing for your community.

If your brigade or rural fire force isn't a registered UFBA member, get in touch with us to find out how to join. Please contact:

Jane Davie
Membership Support Manager
Phone: 04 237 2683 or 0274 428 655
Email Jane

Supportive services and events

The many supportive services and events we offer to UFBA member brigades and rural fire forces include:

Get the latest news

If you belong to a UFBA member brigade or rural fire force, register here to get the latest news about key issues regarding our fire services, take part in online forums, download documents and shop at the Fire Shop

Associate Membership

Membership also extends to organisations beyond fire brigades. Associate membership is open to provincial associations, rural fire authorities and any other organisation or society that has interests in common with the UFBA. 

Associate members are invited to attend general meetings of association and may be invited to speak, but aren't eligible to vote. To find out more, contact us


For informaiton about Tranche 2, 2b and 3 consultation click here


We welcome your feedback on all our services. Click here.

Psychological Wellbeing

support for brigades click here

UFBA & FRFANZ merger

Watch our video and more here.


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