Hutt Wairarapa Operational Support

Honours 2018

Honours 2018

Saturday 27 October saw the Unit hold an Honours function, allowing for the presentation of several Honours to members, including:

New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service & Good Conduct Award (14yrs)

SFF Alex Roberts
SFF Mark Foster

United Fire Brigades Association Service Honours

SFF Chris Donachie (5 Year Medal)

Several other members were presented with service bars to attach to either their 5 year medal, or their Gold Star.

40-year Certificate of Service
SFF Mike Owen

Gold Bars
SSO Wayne Bedford – 45 years
SFF Mike Owen – 39 years
SO Phil Campbell – 35 years

Silver Bars
SO Mike Lock – 21 years
SO Rosanne English – 21 years
SFF John Edmond – 21 years
SFF Mark Foster – 15 years
SFF Jackie Breen – 15 years
SFF Alex Roberts – 13 years
SFF Bruce Key – 11 years
SFF Terina Adams – 9 + 11 years

Last but not least,  the Unit was also very pleased to present the award of Life Honourary Membership of the Unit, to Wayne, recognising his significant contributions over the course of the last 10 years (with 8 as Officer in Charge).

Congratulations to all members recognised this weekend.

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