Brigade News

Passing of SSO Wayne Bedford - 19th January 2019

Posted on 28th March 2019

Our unit was rocked with the passing of Senior Station Officer Wayne Bedford on the 19th January . Wayne had served for over 45 years in the fire service both in the paid and volunteer world, with being a member of our brigade for just over 10 years and within that time he has contributed with his leadership, knowledge and mentoring of our

Busy start to 2019

Posted on 28th March 2019

After a well-deserved break over the silly season our brigade is back into weekly drills, hitting the ground running with our busy training schedule. With making the most of the good weather we have been getting out and about on training nights with our crews - check out the gallery for various pictures

House Flooding - 29th October

Posted on 29th October 2018

In the early afternoon HWOSU were paged to assist Trentham 487 with a domestic house flooding 4926 responded and assisted the house owner with cleaning up by using our aquavacs

Honours 2018

Posted on 28th October 2018

Saturday 27 October saw the Unit hold an Honours function, allowing for the presentation of several Honours to members, including: New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service & Good Conduct Award (14yrs) SFF Alex Roberts SFF Mark Foster United Fire Brigades Association Service Honours SFF Chris Donachie (5 Year Medal) Several other members were presented with service bars to attach to either their 5

House fire and Chemical Spill Friday 19th October

Posted on 24th October 2018

Our unit had a busy day assisting our other operational support units in the Wellington region 1st up - We were paged to a 3rd alarm house fire in the hills of Crofton Downs, 4928 responded and our members assisted with traffic control and scene safety with the early peak hour work and school run traffic. Later in the evening our

MVA - Car vs Car - 12th October

Posted on 24th October 2018

Mid morning our unit was paged to a 3 car MVA on Remutaka Hill 4928 responded and assisted with traffic control in conjunction with the NZ Police and Fulton Hogan while the occupants were extracted from the vehicles

House Fire 2nd alarm - 25th September

Posted on 24th October 2018

Early in the afternoon our unit was paged to a 2nd Alarm house fire in the suburb of NaeNae 4928 responded and our members were tasked with traffic and crowd control, and thankfully all house occupants were accounted for.

HWOSU AGM 2018

Posted on 19th September 2018

Members of HWOSU gathered last night for the 63rd AGM for our unit. Congratulations to the following people on receiving unit trophies: Most drills attended for the year – Alex Robers / Bruce Key Most fire calls attended for the year - Chris Donachie Fire Fighter of the year – Terina Adams Goof up Flushy award - Rebecca Brierton (always pay

Upper Hutt Spring Far 8th September

Posted on 14th September 2018

Every year the Upper Hutt Women’s Centre hold a Spring Fair where sell holder come from far to see their products. On this day every year our unit assists with traffic control, helping stall holders get in and out safely at the start and the end of the day. A good day was had by all, funds were

MVA - car vs logging truck - 20th August

Posted on 20th August 2018

In peak hour traffic our unit were paged to assist with an MVA on Remutaka Hill. Our members were tasked with assisting with traffic control, whilst fire crews set to work freeing the people trapped in the car.

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