Ray Warby

24/08/2023 | In Memoriam | National

We advise of the passing of Ray Warby at 0300 Queensland time today, 24 August 2023, in his eightieth year.

Glyn Kessell

24/08/2023 | In Memoriam | National

People Branch advises the passing of Glyn Kessell on Tuesday 22nd August. Glyn worked in Te Kei for 10 years supporting the region in an advisory capacity. There are private funeral arrangements being made.  

Jay House - updated

23/08/2023 | In Memoriam | National

Wainuiomata Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of current serving member Qualified Firefighter Jay House. QFF House joined the Wainuiomata Volunteer Fire Brigade in June 2021 and served his community proudly.

Joseph Ehau Thomas

22/08/2023 | In Memoriam | National

Chatham Island Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Ex CFO Joseph Ehau Thomas, QSM, Gold Star Member, Life Member and Brigade Kaumatua on 20 August 2023. He will be laid to rest at the Whanau Urupā on Saturday 26 August. More details to follow.

Brian Denton

17/08/2023 | In Memoriam | National


Ōkaihau Fire Brigade advises the passing of ex member Brian Denton. Brain served 5 years at Ahipara and then 8 years with Ōkaihau. Brian will be fondly remembered for his vintage fire engines and memorabilia.

John Patrick McGarvey

10/08/2023 | In Memoriam | National

Piopio Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of ex member, foundation member, double Gold Star, and Life Member John Patrick McGarvey on 8th August 2023. Funeral service will be at St George's Church, 22 Seddon Street, Tekuiti on Saturday 12th August at 11am.

Mark (Monty) Montgomery

04/08/2023 | In Memoriam | National

Whangārei Operational Support Unit advise of the passing of Mark (Monty) Montgomery on Wednesday night, 2 August. Mark was an active volunteer firefighter for over 45 years at Henderson, Waitākere, Maungakaramea and Whangārei/Kaipara OSU.