Ramping up UFBA/FRFANZ actions
2018 UFBA North Island Waterway Challenge
Adoption of the Xero financial system by volunteer brigades/rural fire forces will bring efficiency to financial processes and make it feasible for the UFBA to provide centralised support and advice.
Around 220 personnel from around the country have now graduated from the highly valued UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop
UFBA/FRFANZ: Looking forward to the challenges ahead in 2018
On 23 December 2017, Keith Nixon hung up his level twos as he retired following more than 43 years of active service as a firefighter.
Congratulations to the New Zealand teams for doing so well (it was a clean sweep!) at the Australasian Firefighters Championship in Carterton from 17-19 November with Matamata taking out first place overall.
UFBA Chair Rick Braddock announced today he was not available for reappointment to the UFBA Board on the expiration of his current term of office in June 2018
Fire and Emergency NZ has a need for accurate, up-to-date information about the availability of volunteers and the wider organisation (for example Incident Management teams) to respond to fires and emergencies.
UFBA Chief Executive Officer Bill Butzbach and Volunteering NZ Chief Executive Scott Miller say disrespectful behaviour from members of the public towards volunteer firefighters is not acceptable