Silverdale and Manly Volunteer Fire Brigades advise of the passing of ex Third Officer Wyvern (Rick) Rickaby. Rick served for 33 years.
Ikamatua Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Ex Officer In Charge Richard (Dick) Prendergast.
Tuakau Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of Senior Firefighter Eric Martin Miller on March 23rd. Eric previously served with Tauranga, then Ravensbourne and 11 years at Tuakau.
Kawakawa Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Ex Chief Fire Officer Arthur Sturmfels. Arthur served from 1980 to 2009, and was Chief Fire Officer from 2000 to 2009.
Patea Volunteer Fire Brigade advises the passing of Station Officer Graeme Phillips. Graeme served just over 50 years. A service will be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, 27 Egmont Street, Patea on Tuesday 9th March 2021 at 1 pm.
Waiwhare Volunteer Fire Brigade advises the passing of Retired Crew Leader David Ward on the 4th March 2021 having provided over 40 years of service to the Waiwhare community.
Gore Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Life Member and Former Chief Fire Officer Gavin Haig. His funeral service will be held at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ardwick Street, Gore on Monday, 22 February at 11:00am.
Invercargill Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Peter Auton. His funeral will be held at J Fraser & Sons Chapel, corner Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Tuesday, February 16 at 1:30pm. Members and ex-members are invited to attend.
Newlands Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Retired Station Officer William (Bill) Bambery on 11 February 2021. Bill served 50 years with the New Zealand Fire Service.
Timaru Fire Brigade advises of the passing of ex Qualified Firefighter Gordon (Bo) Simpson last weekend. His funeral will take place at 1pm on Saturday 13 February at Aoraki Funeral Services, 160 Mountain View Road, Timaru. The family request that members do not attend in full uniform.