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
UFBA / FRFANZ - disputes, complaints or conflict process, welcome for Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive, Rhys Jones and signing a commitment to work together on safety, health and wellbeing matters
Updated UFBA / FRFANZ Strategic Plan
UFBA Chief Executive Officer George Verry to step down after the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand organisation is set up
With less than two months to go until the implementation of Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) on 1 July, the UFBA and the Forest and Rural Fire Association (FRFANZ) continue to strongly represent the interests of our members during the transition.
Christchurch: Challenging conditions at Port Hills fires
From Brett Reed, Waikuku Beach Volunteer Rural Fire Force
From Monday 13 February when fires started in the Port Hills, Christchurch was again faced with a major threat to property, people, its city and community.
Waikuku Beach firefighters managed to get some footage on the front line up on the Port Hills on the
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
Fire ventilation is an essential factor in efficient fire control. Yet there are other considerations and recognition of the conditions that determine the success or failure of the operation and the type of ventilation to employ.