Murray Frost

11/06/2024 | In Memoriam | National

Linkwater Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of Murray Frost. Murray has been a valued member of the Brigade after joining in 2019. Funeral details TBA

Gary MacKenzie

10/06/2024 | In Memoriam | National

It is with regret that the Gore Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of retired Station Officer Gary MacKenzie. Gary completed 20 years of service with the Gore and Clinton Brigades and often turned out by day with the Heriot VFB.

Des Hide

04/06/2024 | In Memoriam | National

Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Life Member and former Chief Fire Officer Des Hide QFSM

Des joined the Cust Brigade in 1950 and served as CFO for 35 years retiring in 1995.

Gordon Duncan

03/06/2024 | In Memoriam | National

Wellington District advise the passing of ex-member Gordon Duncan on Saturday 1st June. Gordon, a long serving member of the Wellington Brigade was also very active in the Union, and served as the National President during those exciting times in the early 1990s.

Jade Halkett - updated with funeral details

30/05/2024 | In Memoriam | National

Waihaorunga Volunteer Fire Brigade are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Firefighter Jade Halkett on Saturday 25 May 2024. A celebration of Jade’s life will be held at Waimate A&P Showgrounds Pavillion, 26 Hakataramea Highway, Waimate, on Tuesday, 4 June at 2pm.

Terry Cook

29/05/2024 | In Memoriam | National

With heavy hearts, Invercargill Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Terry Cook (SFF – Brown Watch) on 27 May 2024 at Southland Hospital.  

Terry served with the Invercargill Fire Brigade from October 2005 until October 2023.

Lawrence Snelgar

23/05/2024 | In Memoriam | National

Hutt–Wairarapa Operational Support Unit advise of the passing of Lawrence Wilbur Snelgar on 12 May. Lawrence served with the Marton Volunteer Fire Brigade from 1952 until 1954, the Wellington Fire Station from 1955 to 1956 and the Lower Hutt Central Fire station from 1956 until 1981.

Eifion Williams

16/05/2024 | In Memoriam | National

Urenui brigade announce the passing of Eifion Williams, ex-member of Urenui Brigade and former mechanic at Bell Block Service Centre.  

The funeral will be held at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 17 Grey Street, Waitara. Commencing at 11:00 on Friday 24th May.

Davina Solomon

16/05/2024 | In Memoriam | National

It is with heavy hearts that the Levin Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Qualified Firefighter Davina Solomon.  

Davina served with both the Foxton and Levin Volunteer Fire Brigades, starting her firefighter journey with the Foxton Brigade in August 2015.