Spencerville Volunteer Fire Brigade (formerly Brooklands VFB) advise the passing of Neil Petersen. Neil was one of our foundation members and jointly responsible for the formation of the Brooklands VFB (member #4).
It is with immense sorrow that the Tūrangi Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Firefighter Whaea Cheri-Lu Flight. Cheri-Lu started her journey with us in June 2011 and found her happy place driving our vehicles.
Wellington District advises the passing of ex Qualified Firefighter Frank Anderson, aged 80 years, on Thursday 15 February. Frank joined Upper Hutt Fire Brigade in March 1972 with the majority of his service being at Trentham Fire Station and served until retirement in July 2010.
It is with great sadness the Nelson Marlborough District advise the passing of Ray (Mac) McKnight, Ray was a QFF at Nelson Station from 3rd October 2005 until 31st July 2011. Ray was a valued brigade member in Christchurch before his time at Nelson Station.
Wellington District advises the passing of ex Operational Support Phil Campbell, on Thursday 8 February after a short illness. Phil joined Hutt Valley Fire Police Unit in 1980 and served until 2022 and attained the rank of Station Officer.
Whanganui Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Duncan Troughton, former Senior Firefighter of Blue Watch, Whanganui on Thursday 8 February 2024. Duncan Lance Troughton joined Whanganui Brigade in October 1974 and served until November 2003. Duncan was presented with his Gold Star in 2000.
It is with sadness Ngā Tai ki te Puku region advises of the passing of former Western Bay of Plenty Rural Fire Officer Barry Low RNZAC. He was a great friend and supporter of the Tauranga Fire Brigade and founder of the Greerton Pari Wai Taraka (water tanker).
Te Ūpoko advises of the passing of Brennan Tate, Te Ūpoko Region Business Analyst, on 28 January. Brennan joined the Te Ūpoko Region HQ whānau in 2014 and contributed nearly 10 years of service to both the Region HQ Office and the wider organisation.
Waikari Volunteer Fire Brigade wish to advise the passing of retired Senior Firefighter Colin Twose.
The service for Colin will be held at the Waikari War Memorial Hall, 99 Princes Street, Waikari on Tuesday 30 January 2024 at 1pm.
It is with great sadness that the Waikato District advise the passing of Gary Talbot, former CFO Hamilton Brigade and Area Manager Eastern Waikato. Gary passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday 25 January 2024.