Alexander (Lex) Sligo

02/06/2020 | In Memoriam | National

Marton Volunteer Fire Brigade advises the passing of retired member Lex Sligo. Lex spent 31 years with the Marton brigade. Lex passed last weekend and a funeral was held on Wednesday 27th May.

Alan Watt

01/06/2020 | In Memoriam | National

Paraparaumu Volunteer Fire Brigade advises the passing of Ex DCFO Alan Watt.  

Alan served in both the Wellington and Paraparaumu Brigades. He also served with the MOT CAD Rescue Fire Service


Alan passed away earlier in the week and his funeral was held on Friday 29th May 2020.

Don Geddes

17/05/2020 | In Memoriam | National

FRFANZ informs you of the passing of Don Geddes, on Friday 15 May at Whakatane. Don was a FRFANZ foundation member, and received a QSM for services to Forestry in Rural fire protection. He received numerous other national and international awards for his work in rural fire protection.

Stephen Binns

07/05/2020 | In Memoriam | National

Lake Tekapo Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the death of QFF Stephen Binns on Tuesday 5 May.  

Stephen joined the brigade in 2008 . Due to Covid-19 restrictions a Brigade funeral will not be held.

Kevin Holland

30/04/2020 | In Memoriam | National

The Kaeo Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of past member and former DCFO Kevin Holland on 27 April 2020. Kevin was a Gold Star Recipient. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private cremation will take place and a service will be held at a later date.

Brett Walters

24/04/2020 | In Memoriam | National

The Tapu Volunteer Fire brigade advises the passing of QFF Brett Walters on 23 April 2020. Brett joined the brigade in 1998 and since then has been an active member and first responder. In line with current, and near future COVID-19 requirements, private arrangements will be made.