Invercargill and Dunedin Fire Brigades announce the passing of Past Member and Former DO Fire Safety John Patrick (Pat) Swann on Tuesday 21 November 2023.
Winton Volunteer Fire Brigade wish to advise the passing of Past Member John Cunningham on Saturday 18 November 2023. A service to celebrate Johns life will be held at J Fraser & Sons Chapel, Corner Esk & Doon Streets Invercargill at 10:30am on Friday Nov 24.
Dunedin Fire Brigade announce the passing of Victor Young on 11 November 2013. After service in the British Royal Navy, Victor served in the Dunedin Control Room from 1975 until retiring in 1999.
Victor relocated to Christchurch after retiring. A private service has been held.
Wellington Fire Brigade wish to advise the sudden passing of former Senior Firefighter Stu McLennan on Thursday 16 November 2023. Stu served with the Wellington Fire Brigade from 1972 until 1996.
Timberlands and Jeremy's family wish to advise of the passing of Jeremy Cox.
Jeremy was a valued member of Timberlands team and his contribution to New Zealand rural fire community and overseas was immense.
The Oamaru Volunteer Fire Brigade wish to advise of the passing of former Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Gold Star recipient and Life Honorary Member, Warren Stringer on Friday the 3rd of November 2023.
Tapu Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Gold Star recipient and Life Honorary Member Bruce Efford on Tuesday, 31 October 2023. Bruce served 37 years with the brigade, 32 as Deputy Chief Fire Officer, before his retirement in 2017.
Te Kauwhata Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Paul Louis Halverson on Sunday 24 October. Paul served with the Porirua Fire Brigade from 1975 until 1978.
The Weston Volunteer Fire Brigade wish to advise of the passing of Operational Support Firefighter, Gold Star recipient and Life Honourary Member, Geoffrey Gillies on Monday 23 October 2023.
A service will be held for Geoffrey at the Oamaru Club Monday 30 October at 1:30pm.
Waihi and Mayor View Volunteer Fire Brigades wish to advise of the passing of Life Member, 50-year Service Medal recipient and Auckland Goldstar Association Past President, firefighter Jim Shaw on Wednesday 18 October 2023. A private cremation has been held.