On Wednesday 6 September, a report was issued from FENZ which shows what FENZ has done and plans to do, to address the 20 recommendations made in the Te Kawa Mataaho – Public Service Commission review (PSC report) to improve the culture of FENZ.
Last year, we gave members a heads-up about the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 coming into effect and we have been working to gather more information about how the changes might affect some of our member brigades.
Following our AGM last year, where members voted in favour of extending the UFBA Service Honours to include the same recognition for all brigade members – operational, operational support and non-operational, the UFBA then approached Fire and Emergency to consider applying simil
Today, 4 May, is recognised around the world as International Firefighters Day. Today the United Fire Brigades’ Association (UFBA) celebrates the brave men and women who put their lives on the line to protect us from over 85,000 fires and other emergencies, every day.
Yesterday afternoon, Fire and Emergency New Zealand advised they will be releasing a wellbeing and trust survey as a part of the Whanaungatanga Programme – which is one of 15 international programmes selected to receive funding from the Movember Foundation as part of its gl
Recognising the generous commitment that our members make to communities every day and the current cost-of-living crisis, the UFBA and McFall Fuel Limited have established a partnership to benefit UFBA members.
We would like to share with members this message of support we received from Mark Chubb, Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Fire Engineers International (UK) and an Executive Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers, USA Branch.
It is with immense sadness to we share with you that we have been informed by FENZ that the body found earlier today has been confirmed as the missing volunteer firefighter from Muriwai Volunteer Fire Brigade.
The United Fire Brigades’ Association (UFBA) wishes to thank all emergency services personnel who have responded to protect their communities across the motu as Cyclone Gabrielle causes widespread devastation.