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.
BLEVE occurs when a liquefied gas is heated and evaporates from the vessel via the relief valve.
It is with sadness, the UFBA acknowledges the death of UFBA Life Honorary Member Frank Hardy OBE, QFSM on 15 September 2017, aged 96.
UFBA secures funding in 2017-2018 for additional volunteer advocacy and support services
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.