Leadership style and coaching workshop


This workshops will take place at the Copthorne Hotel in Palmerston North (travel and accommodation covered)

Develop and strengthen your leadership skills at our fully interactive 2day course.

Leadership is a quality that every firefighter can demonstrate in their brigade, in their personal life and in their career

Bill Butzbach, UFBA Chief Executive Officer.

A UFBA Leadership Workshop is an ideal opportunity for you to:

  • Learn from a leading expert in the field—Damian D’Cruz 
  • Develop new leadership and coaching techniques
  • Strengthen your professional development
  • Enhance skills that will benefit your personal life, career and fire and rescue services.
  • We welcome back Damian D'Cruz as the presenter.

Damian D’Cruz

Damian from Mindspring Limited specialises in leadership workshops for sporting and not-for-profit organisations and has designed and facilitated adult learning since 1992. He has managed a number of leadership workshops for Sport New Zealand who describe him as a 'gifted facilitator'.

Application details

UFBA manages and covers the cost of all travel arrangements, accommodation and meals for the UFBA Leadership Workshop. Spaces for this workshop are limited. Nominate yourself or a colleague. 

Apply online via Google Docs

If you have any queries email Megan@ufba.org.nz or phone 04 237 0265.


-40.3607411, 175.6125636

Copthorne Hotel
110 Fitzherbert Ave, West End
Palmerston North
New Zealand