The Haumoana brigade is deeply saddend by the tragic death of our much respected brigade member Bill Tims in San Francisco on 2 August 2016.
Bill Tims (Timsie) became a Senior Fire Fighter after stepping down as our chief. A role he held for 20 years.
He had dedicated four decades to serving our brigade and the
The UFBA Annual Conference is a time when your brigade can contribute to the way the UFBA acts and how you are represented.
http://www.ufba.org.nz/images/general/General Circular May, 2016(1).doc
http://www.ufba.org.nz/images/general/General Circular 1%2c 2016.doc
http://www.ufba.org.nz/images/general/Provincial Circular Dec 2015.doc
Anzac Day - UFBA remembers contributions made by firefighters including Feilding Brigade's Alfred John Shoebridge
The Fire Service has purchased a one-off prototype. It is a fully built-up appliance from Europe - Magirus HLF 10 - built on an Iveco cab chassis.
A big congratulations to our two newly graduated Matata Volunteer Firefighters Lily Hofert and Luke Blom. They just completed the gruelling, week long recruit training course at the NZFS National Training Centre in Rotorua. Luke is standing and Lily crouched both dead centre of the photograph. Well done guys and welcome to the Fire Service family.
Waikuku Beach Volunteer Rural Fire Force, Waimakariri
From left: Joel Robb, Maureen Robb, James Marks, Karen Purchas, Duncan O’Keefe, Penny Stewart (No. 1 whitebait catcher)
Waikuku Beach trains every Monday night 7-9pm and the last Sunday of the month from 2-4pm.
A lot of what we do is area familiarisation, training and assessments of our local patch.