UFBA News

BLEVE: Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion

BLEVE: Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion

Posted on 3rd October 2017

BLEVE occurs when a liquefied gas is heated and evaporates from the vessel via the relief valve.

In Memoriam: Frank Hardy OBE, QFSM 1921-2017

In Memoriam: Frank Hardy OBE, QFSM 1921-2017

Posted on 2nd October 2017

It is with sadness, the UFBA acknowledges the death of UFBA Life Honorary Member Frank Hardy OBE, QFSM on 15 September 2017, aged 96.

Chief Executive Officer Blog: 29 September 2017

Posted on 29th September 2017

UFBA secures funding in 2017-2018 for additional volunteer advocacy and support services

Additional UFBA Leadership & Governance Workshop will strengthen skills

Posted on 28th September 2017

A major milestone was reached at the 13th UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop held in Wellington from 14-16 September—over 200 personnel from around the country have now graduated from this highly-valued course.

Less paperwork, more community work

Posted on 28th September 2017

Fire and Emergency NZ and UFBA member consultation on volunteer admin tasks

Elect your Representatives & Proxy Voting

Elect your Representatives & Proxy Voting

Posted on 26th September 2017

Are you a delegate for your brigade at the 2017 UFBA Conference? At the 139th AGM of the United Fire Brigades’ Association, brigade delegates have the opportunity to vote for your representatives on the UFBA team.

Your representative: Vice President Joe Manihera

Your representative: Vice President Joe Manihera

Posted on 26th September 2017

At the 139th AGM of the United Fire Brigades’ Association, brigade delegates have the opportunity to vote for your representatives on the UFBA team. Joe Manihera who was elected as Vice President at the 2016 AGM shares his insights on the UFBA and our advocacy and support services.

Simon East is UFBA National Drivers Champion for second year in a row

Simon East is UFBA National Drivers Champion for second year in a row

Posted on 21st September 2017

Congratulations to Simon East of Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade for taking out the UFBA National Drivers Challenge for the second year running at Manfeild Park in Feilding on 11-12 August.

2017 UFBA Conference: Four Interactive Workshops

2017 UFBA Conference: Four Interactive Workshops

Posted on 8th September 2017

Four interactive workshops at the 2017 UFBA Conference will provide delegates with ideas and resources on leading together in the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand environment—thereby building stronger brigades and communities.

New Zealand Honours: August 2017

Posted on 7th September 2017

UFBA congratulates the recipients of Queen's Service Medals who were recognised for their contributions to our fire and emergency services and their communities at Government House in Wellington on 31 August 2017.

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