What you've all been waiting for...
Well, that’s a wrap!
Canteens and the vaccine
The last day for processing fire shop orders is Tuesday 21st December 2021.
Orders placed after this date will be dispatched when the office reopens on the 10th January 2022.
We encourage members to read our COVID-19 Response to Risk Management for the upcoming 2022 Challenge events.
Happy International Volunteer Day to all the amazing volunteers out there!
Kia ora koutou
Thank you to the members for your patience while we analysed the situation and information available regarding vaccine certificates.
COVID-19 Health Order takes effect tonight
We would like to thank you the members for your patience while we explore our options to address the AGM business matters, such as the Board nominations, in the best way that enables members to have their say.
Support is available to you.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has asked the UFBA to provide a representative to contribute to the review and re-development of the Get Firewise and Māu
Venue change for 2022 North Island Firefighter Combat Challenge
The Events Team and Challenge Panel are so excited and hard at work organising the 2022 Challenge season!
We did it! Torches for firefighters are coming!
Volunteer Fire Brigade functions cannot be held in levels 3 and 4.
UFBA COVID-19 Vaccine Update #006: 29/10/2021
Fire and Emergency announces Health Order affected roles
Due to the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 Australasian Police and Emergency Services (AP&ES) Games have been postponed from March 2022 until March 2023.
It’s a good start! The requirement to prove that a disease or infection is not work related will soon be back on ACC.
The UFBA Campaign demanding fairer, more equitable cover for volunteers is well underway.
Tēnā koutou katoa
Our survey is now live – tell us what you think about the UFBA Volunteer Fairness and Equity Campaign.
In 2020 the UFBA Benevolent Fund Trustees put together a financial assistance package for personnel facing significant financial hardship due to the impact of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the New Zealand Fire Brigades’ Institute (NZFBI) will soon be held in Wellington.
As part of UFBA’s focus on improving fairness and equity for FENZ volunteers, we have launched the Volunteer Fairness and Equity Campaign
Then consider applying to be a Chall
Fire and Emergency NZ is seeking UFBA representation on a newly established group to review the Uniform and PPE Technical Manual and the Uniform Matrix.
The New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society is putting people at the heart of its new strategy so it can provide the best possible support to firefighters and their families.
Due to Covid-19 lock-down restrictions we're currently unable to dispatch any Fire Shop orders. Please bear with us! We'll work on clearing back-orders just as soon as we can, at the end of lock-down.
Many members will know that New Zealand banks are phasing out cheques in 2021. Our friends at Grant Thornton have put together a handy guide to help ease the transition to online banking.
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