The New Zealand Fire Brigades’ Institute exists to promote the technical training of members
of brigades. Browse around this section to find out more about the NZFBI and its scheduled
field days, or to download useful information to help you prepare for your exams.
The UFBA is the national body representing and uniting fire brigades of all kinds
throughout the country. In this section, you’ll find out about our rich history, our
mission and vision, and the key people in the organisation.
The UFBA manages a full event schedule that includes four different firefighter challenges and an annual conference. In this section, you’ll find information on all the upcoming events and how to register, as well as reviews of past events. Be sure to check back regularly.
Being a member of a fire brigade or rural fire force takes substantial commitment and time. In this section, you’ll find out about the effective support services provided by the UFBA for member brigades and rural fire forces and their personnel.
100% of respondents to a satisfaction survey on the UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop rated the content of the course and the delivery by the two presenters and their engagement as excellent/above average
The New Zealand Fire Service is running a contestable process to select five operational women to attend the 2016 Women and Firefighting Australasia (WAFA) Conference in Brisbane, Australia from 30 August to 1 September 2016.
The value of the more than 10,000 volunteer men and women who fight fires and provide emergency services throughout New Zealand has been recognised in the proposed $303 million funding for the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).