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