85% of the New Zealand’s frontline firefighters are volunteers who can be found in every NZ Community, whether remote, rural, provincial or metropolitan. At the heart of volunteerism, is a person who willingly gives of their time to serve and protect their community.
UFBA Regulation 4.9.2 allows for relatives to wear, on the right side only, on ANZAC and similar days of remembrance, the service medals of deceased military personnel. This applies only to service medals and decorations mounted on a medal bar (full-size or miniature) and not neck ba
The UFBA has received many calls and emails from members expressing their concerns towards the Health Order applicable to firefighters, the Ministry of Health (MOH) restrictions on Fire and Emergency’s use of MOH issued RAT Kits, and Fire and Emergency’s recognition of privately
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.
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.
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.