The New Zealand Fire Brigades’ Institute exists to promote the technical training of members
of brigades. Browse around this section to find out more about the NZFBI and its scheduled
field days, or to download useful information to help you prepare for your exams.
The UFBA is the national body representing and uniting fire brigades of all kinds
throughout the country. In this section, you’ll find out about our rich history, our
mission and vision, and the key people in the organisation.
The UFBA manages a full event schedule that includes four different firefighter challenges and an annual conference. In this section, you’ll find information on all the upcoming events and how to register, as well as reviews of past events. Be sure to check back regularly.
Being a member of a fire brigade or rural fire force takes substantial commitment and time. In this section, you’ll find out about the effective support services provided by the UFBA for member brigades and rural fire forces and their personnel.
Here you'll find the latest on what's happening with the UFBA, including the current issues we're working on. You can also browse our extensive image and video galleries.
2017 Australasian Rescue Challenge: ARC17
ARC17 is on at the Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton, this week. Spectators are welcome! Come along and support the Kiwi teams: Friday 21 July 10am-5pm, Saturday 22 July 8.00am-5pm and Sunday 8.30am-3pm.
Find out about UFBA/FRFANZ Advocacy and Support Services for all our firefighters, views of members as we move into the integration phase of Fire and Emergency NZ and nominating your representatives to be voted on at Conference.