The 2013/14 Road Crash Rescue Challenge season kicked off on Saturday, 5 October with the Region 4 in Oamaru. Seven teams competed in the Challenge, two of them travelling from outside the region to get extra practice under their belts in the lead up to the Nationals early next year.
Milton was the overall winner, followed by Ranfurly and Queenstown. View
Warren Maslin of Ashburton is the only known volunteer firefighter from New Zealand competing in the World Firefighter Combat Challenge in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in November. He’ll be competing in the Individual Over 40 category, and also in the Tandem category with American Jimmy Roger.
The Picton Volunteer Fire Brigade hosted an NZFBI (New Zealand Fire Brigades’ Institute) field day in late July. The day was chock-full of new and interesting information for participants.
Download copies of the minutes from the 2009 Conference in Queenstown below.