Public consultation on the proposed boundaries for Local Advisory Committees (LACs) will start on Monday 9 April.
UFBA Service Honours - 50 Year and Gold Star medals from January - February 2018
Fire and Emergency NZ, UFBA and NZPFU are joint-sponsoring a film in the upcoming French Film Festival.
The Brigade is a film set around a composite brigade in Southern France and is screening around New Zealand in March - see screenings below.
It is “shot in a manner which evolves the style of a documentary….(and) celebrates the
UFBA/FRFANZ representatives met with the Minister of Internal Affairs, the Hon Tracey Martin, on 15 February 2018.
UFBA South Island Waterway Challenge on 24 February was a great success
UFBA Leading Psychological Wellbeing Workshop February 2018
I was very fortunate to accompany UFBA President Joe Manihera and Technical Panel Member Shayne (Tua) Kennedy to the Otago Southland Provincial Association Conference, AGM and Waterway Challenge over the weekend.
UFBA Service Honours - 50 Year and Gold Star medals from June - December 2017
Following unanimous support by both UFBA and FRFANZ membership to merge our two organisations at their respective AGMs last year, work has begun on the detailed arrangements to make this happen
Message from Bill Butzbach, Chief Executive Officer
Carl Mills is now on board at Fire and Emergency NZ as Workstream Lead, Volunteerism. I and Kevin Ihaka from FRFANZ are now liaising with Carl at a high level and participating in co-design work to make sure the needs of our volunteers are met including:
Developing initiatives to improve support for volunteers