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NZ Firefighters Amongst World’s Highest Number Of Unpaid Firefighters

Monday, 22 June 2020, 2:16 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

NZ firefighters amongst world’s highest number of unpaid firefighters saving lives, property and the nation $659 million per year The 11,500 New Zealanders serving in voluntary brigades throughout the country are amongst the highest number of unpaid ... More >>

UFBA North Island Waterway Challenge in the Wairarapa

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 3:44 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

This weekend sees Carterton play host to over 100 firefighters, making up 17 teams and volunteer officials from brigades across the North Island, at the UFBA North Island Waterway Challenge. More >>

UFBA Drivers Challenge

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 3:08 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

The United Fire Brigades’ Association Drivers Challenge at Manfeild brings together fire crews from all around the country to compete and upskill in a challenging driving competition using fire appliances (fire engines/trucks). “We’re honoured to again ... More >>

Over 100 firefighters compete to be the fastest and fittest

Monday, 1 April 2019, 4:13 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

UFBA North Island Firefighter Combat Challenge sees over 100 firefighters compete to be the fastest and fittest in the North More >>

Richie Smith and Brenda Pilott appointed to UFBA Board

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 1:55 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

Wellington, Tuesday 1 May 2018 – UFBA Board Chair Rick Braddock has today announced the appointment of Richie Smith as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Board. More >>

Abuse of volunteer firefighters is not acceptable

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 2:03 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

Wellington, Thursday 14 December 2017 – On Sunday 10 December, a group of youths threw bottles at a Tuakau Volunteer Fire Brigade fire appliance when the firefighters were returning from helping Pukekohe Volunteer Fire Brigade fight a fire. More >>

Firefighter representative organisations work together

Monday, 11 July 2016, 4:39 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

Urban and rural firefighter representative organisations work together to ensure volunteer firefighters have a single powerful voice More >>

Firefighters face their “toughest two minutes” in Wellington

Friday, 14 March 2014, 12:10 pm | United Fire Brigades' Association

The “toughest two minutes in sport” – the National Firefighter Combat Challenge – is coming to Wellington’s Waterfront on Friday and Saturday, 21 and 22 March, drawing 150 firefighters from throughout New Zealand, who will race against each ... More >>

Fire rescue crews to race against time

Monday, 3 March 2014, 9:49 am | United Fire Brigades' Association

From 6 to 8 March, Manfield Raceway will host 18 Fire Rescue crews from around New Zealand as they compete in the United Fire Brigades’Association (UFBA) National Road Crash Rescue Challenge – a competitive race against the clock to extricate ... More >>

Wellington To Host Toughest Two Minutes In Sport

Friday, 12 April 2013, 11:07 am | United Fire Brigades' Association

The “toughest two minutes in sport” – the National Firefighter Combat Challenge – is coming to Wellington’s Waterfront on Friday and Saturday, 19 and 20 April, drawing 150 firefighters from throughout New Zealand, who will race against each ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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