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NZFBI Field Days 2021
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The New Zealand Fire Brigades' Institute is running a series of field days in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch where you can see behind the scenes at the Fire Communications Centres. See the flyer below for more information

David Lattimore
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UFBA is pleased to announce the appointment of David Lattimore in a fixed term role as a Regional Advocate based in Auckland.

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We’re celebrating a refreshed ‘Accord’ bringing together the United Fire Brigades’ Association, the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society and the NZ Firefighters Credit Union. The Accord formally acknowledges the mutual goals and opportunities shared by all three.

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Following the announcement of the appointment of Independent Appointed Director Jacqueline Apiata-Coyne, the UFBA Board is pleased to advise that Hon. Peter Dunne has also joined the Board in an ex officio role.

Newsletter

To read a copy of the March 2021 enewsletter click here:

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jacqui Apiata-Coyne to the Board of the United Fire Brigades' Association.

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Fire and Emergency have two national contracts for anonymous self-referral counselling services currently in place and due to expire on 30th June, 2021.  As part of Fire and Emergency’s standard procurement process, they will return to market (via a government s

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Fire and Emergency NZ have formally acknowledged that there was no excuse for the total absence of volunteer, rural and UFBA representation in Te Hiku region’s Project LIFT.

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The UFBA is pleased to see the Court of Appeal’s determination to uphold Fire and Emergency’s process on appointments for leadership positions across New Zealand.

Te Hiku Region 1
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UFBA has formally approached Fire and Emergency NZ region management to explain why Project LIFT, a project set up in the Greater Auckland (to Waitematā) Te Hiku region to review opportunities for improvement in large, complex and/or long

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February 2021 enewsletter
Newsletter

Sent to subscribers 22 February 2021.
Click here https://mailchi.mp/ufba/february-2021-updates

Kia ora everyone!

Tāngata Matatau is a non-profit Peak Body designed to meet the needs for non-brigade members. 

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The UFBA Board has provided the following statement to RNZ regarding interviews broadcast on 9 February 2021 that discussed the UFBA. The Board would like to correct a number of facts as follows:

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Yes, we can help! And we have a proven record of doing so.

Update

United Fire Brigades’ Association (UFBA) Independent Appointed Director Brenda Pilott has retired from her position on the UFBA Board.

Top ten
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Revisit the top 10 achievements of 2020 as featured in our January 2021 newsletter.

See here https://mailchi.mp/ufba/dec2020

Newsletter

First updates of 2021

Sent to subscribers 6 January 2021 - Including a recap on 2020, play your part in a working group, new Fire Shop now open, update from the Board and all dates for Challenge

Noticeboard

6 January 2021

The Board would like to advise Members that the CEO has been reinstated. 

This follows an independent process that was set up but unable to proceed in full.

Noticeboard

You can find a link to the latest Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019-20 - sent to all member brigades in October 2020 -