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Firefighters were stood down on day one, left outraged

Friday, 17 February 2017, 9:21 pm | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

The New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union, representing all career front line firefighters can reveal that Christchurch Fire Service Crews (career firefighters) were stood down and told to return to Stations while the catastrophic Christchurch ... More >>

Firefighters Union blacks fleet of Fraser-MAN Appliances

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 8:29 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Auckland firefighters have taken the action of banning their entire fleet of Fraser-MAN fire trucks. The decision follows firefighters frustrations at a house fire in Manurewa. More >>

Firefighters Union extends ban to Christchurch

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 9:18 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

The New Zealand Professional Firefighters' Union has extended its blacking of a fire truck to now include Christchurch City. More >>

Firefighters Union blacks lead Auckland City fire truck

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 9:35 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

The New Zealand Professional Firefighters' Union has taken the rare action of black-listing its lead Auckland City Fire Appliance due to safety fears. More >>

New Zealand’s firefighters to join mass protest

Friday, 9 March 2012, 10:38 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Firefighters from throughout Auckland and from as far away as Christchurch will support Ports of Auckland workers and join their rally tomorrow. More >>

Auckland’s Firefighters to Support Port Workers

Monday, 5 December 2011, 3:31 pm | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Firefighters throughout Auckland will support locked out Ports of Auckland workers on their picket line today. NZ Professional Firefighters Union, Auckland Local President Mike McEnaney says firefighters want to show their support and solidarity for port ... More >>

Firefighters Union calls for raft of improvements

Monday, 12 September 2011, 9:24 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

On an emotional day for firefighters, the New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union (NZPFU) has come out in support of the many recommendations contained in the National Commanders Inquiry into Canterbury's Earthquake 22 February 2011 More >>

Firefighters banned from remembering the fallen

Saturday, 10 September 2011, 4:25 pm | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

It is time to remember our fallen comrades and firefighters that died in the terror attacks on 9/11 in New York, along with other emergency workers and all occupants of the twin towers. More >>

Firefighters File Notice of Industrial Action

Friday, 22 July 2011, 9:05 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

'The New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union filed notice of strike action to the New Zealand Fire Service today,' said Steve Warner, National President of the Union. More >>

Firefighters File Notice of Industrial Action

Friday, 22 July 2011, 8:36 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

“The New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union filed notice of strike action to the New Zealand Fire Service today,” said Steve Warner, National President of the Union. More >>

Reduced Fire Service response "dangerous"

Thursday, 8 July 2010, 9:59 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

On the 29th April 2010  the New Zealand Fire Service reduced responses of fire appliances and Firefighters to many Sprinklered Buildings throughout NZ, their justification for doing so was Sprinklered Buildings don’t pose any great risks to those living, ... More >>

Firefighters bullied over sprinkler response

Thursday, 20 May 2010, 10:24 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

New Zealand Fire Service Management are intimidating operational Firefighters by threatening them with disciplinary action if they respond more fire appliances to emergency incidents than that provided for in their recent nationwide instruction. More >>

Reduced turnouts to sprinkler alarms irresponsible

Wednesday, 31 March 2010, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

“Fire Service managers’ intention to significantly reduce pre-determined turnouts to sprinklered buildings in major metropolitan areas is both irresponsible and potentially life threatening”, said Derek Best, Secretary of the Professional Firefighters ... More >>

Fire Service Exaggerates Costs of False Alarms

Thursday, 31 December 2009, 3:00 pm | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

The President of the Auckland Firefighters Union, Jeff McCulloch said today "The Fire Service is engaging in scaremongering about the costs of attendance at false alarms, they are just paving the way for their plans to reduce the response to central ... More >>

Major Mt Wellington Blaze

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 3:27 pm | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

The Professional Firefighters Union is demanding answers of the Fire Service as to why only eight firemen initially turned up at yesterday’s major blaze at a Mt Wellington warehouse. More >>

Firefighters protest to go ahead

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Firefighters Protest at opening of Mt Roskill Fire Station to go ahead “The protest by striking firefighters at the opening ceremony of the $4.9 millon Mt. Roskill fire station tomorrow (Friday), will go ahead”, says Jeff McCulloch, President of the ... More >>

Firefighters to Picket Opening of $4.9m Station

Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 9:20 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Auckland Local President of the Firefighters Union, Jeff McCulloch said today, that “firefighters would be carrying out a protest and picket at the opening ceremony on Friday 11th September, of the new $4.9 million dollar Mt. Roskill fire station”. ... More >>

Fire Service to Reduce Responses To City

Friday, 5 June 2009, 9:40 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Jeff McCulloch, the President of the Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union, said today "The Fire Service has decided to reduce the response to the highest risk buildings in Auckland CBD, from the present 4 pumps and 2 aerial ... More >>

Rushed Alterations To System Casue Confusion

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 9:28 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Jeff McCulloch, President of the Auckland Local of The New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union said today, that "the updates to the Fire Service multi million dollar computer appear to have made the situation we were complaining about worse". More >>

Computer System Makes Response Situation Worse

Monday, 2 March 2009, 10:01 am | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

Jeff McCulloch, President of the Auckland Local of The New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union said today, that "the updates to the Fire Service multi million dollar computer appear to have made the situation we were complaining about worse". More >>

 

 

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