A major milestone was reached at the 13th UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop held in Wellington from 14-16 September—over 200 personnel from around the country have now graduated from this highly-valued course.
Congratulations to Simon East of Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade for taking out the UFBA National Drivers Challenge for the second year running at Manfeild Park in Feilding on 11-12 August.
Four interactive workshops at the 2017 UFBA Conference will provide delegates with ideas and resources on leading together in the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand environment—thereby building stronger brigades and communities.
Hosted by the UFBA, the Australasian Rescue Challenge (ARC17) at Claudelands in Hamilton from 20-23 July was an outstanding success. Kiwi teams did us proud, taking out eleven accolades at the presentation dinner on Sunday night.
An NZFBI Field Day in Christchurch on 24 June showcased the NZ Army’s E Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) unit.
The UFBA Annual Conference is a time when your brigade can contribute to the way the UFBA acts and how you are represented.
There are three key roles to be voted on at Conference as well as changes to the rules and regulations of the Association.
As a Conference delegate, you have the right to vote on behalf of your
The UFBA Road Crash Rescue Challenge gives brigades an ideal opportunity to test and develop their vehicle extrication and medical response skills in a safe learning environment that simulates real-life road crashes.
This season, the North and South Island Challenges in Feilding and Temuka produced outstanding Kiwi prospects for the expected tough competition at the Australasian Rescue Challenge in Hamilton
Outstanding 2017 Regional Challenges in Alexandra and Palmerston North set the scene for the UFBA National Firefighter Combat Challenge on the Wellington waterfront.
The Maw family, long-standing competitors at the UFBA Firefighter Combat Challenge, has celebrated their time running together by donating a trophy to the UFBA for the winning Relay Team at the Nationals.
Message from George Verry, Chief Executive Officer