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Leadership & Governance Workshop for rural firefighters

Leadership & Governance Workshop for rural firefighters

Posted on 24th April 2017

Message from George Verry, Chief Executive Officer

Ventilation: An operational necessity

Posted on 24th April 2017

Fire ventilation is an essential factor in efficient fire control. Yet there are other considerations and recognition of the conditions that determine the success or failure of the operation and the type of ventilation to employ.

Waterway winners head to Australasians

Posted on 4th April 2017

The UFBA Waterway season provides brigades with ideal opportunities to train and build on their pump-operating and hose-running skills

Strengthening firefighters’ skills

Posted on 4th April 2017

The 11th UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop took place in Wellington from 16-18 March bringing the total number of graduates to 169 personnel around the country.

Camaraderie at UFBA Regions 2 and 4 Waterway Challenges

Posted on 22nd February 2017

Great camaraderie and sportsmanship were on show at the 2017 UFBA Regions 2 and 4 Waterway Challenges

2016 Firefighter Combat Challenge World Finals

Posted on 15th December 2016

A Kiwi team again headed over to Montgomery, Alabama in the United States for the Firefighter Combat Challenge World Finals in October 2016

Frank Hardy entertains delegates with stories of his service

Frank Hardy entertains delegates with stories of his service

Posted on 4th November 2016

An engaging address from 95 year old Frank Hardy OBE, QFSM captivated the 400 attendees at the UFBA Conference in Christchurch.

Waterway Challenge season gets underway

Waterway Challenge season gets underway

Posted on 29th September 2016

The UFBA Waterway Challenge season is rapidly approaching with four regional events and nationals scheduled from December 2016 – March 2017.

2016 UFBA National Drivers Challenge: Practice makes perfect

2016 UFBA National Drivers Challenge: Practice makes perfect

Posted on 26th August 2016

Simon East of Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade is the latest champion in the United Fire Brigades’ Association history books.

2016 Australasian Rescue Challenge: Geraldine wins

2016 Australasian Rescue Challenge: Geraldine wins

Posted on 25th August 2016

Three teams—Geraldine, Rolleston and Rangiora—were sponsored by the UFBA to attend the Australasian Road Rescue Organisation (ARRO) Challenge in Warragul, Victoria from 21-24 July.

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