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
Access psychological wellbeing support from the UFBA during the 2017 festive season
UFBA/FRFANZ have been extensively involved in collaborative development of the Fire and Emergency NZ Blueprint 2017-20 with Fire and Emergency NZ
2017 UFBA Conference: Showing the way forward
The focus of the 2017 UFBA Conference was Leading together. It is crucial that all of us lead together to make sure we can continue to make our major contributions to building safe, sustainable communities. As local leaders, Provincials are now leading together with the UFBA.
Congratulations to our new 2017-2018 UFBA Directors, Officers and other representatives
At the 2017 UFBA Conference in Auckland on 27 October, UFBA Chief Executive Officer Bill Butzbach and Volunteering New Zealand Chief Executive Scott Miller signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to record the intention of both parties to work collaboratively to benefit volunteers and volunteerism in New Zealand
UFBA 2017 Conference in Auckland: Two new UFBA Life Honorary Members Alan Kittelty & George Verry
Firefighters are attending an increasing number of non-fire incidents including medical emergencies.To help understand the impacts of this on firefighters’ health and wellbeing you are invited to share your experiences in a one hour phone/skype interview.
As part of our commitment to supporting volunteers, the UFBA has invested considerable resource over the last year on developing a new Leading Psychological Wellbeing Workshop which focuses on the wellbeing of brigade members.