Wellington District advises of the passing of Roger Gilroy, ex District Commander Wellington, on Saturday 29 January 2022 in Brisbane. A celebration/party for Roger will be held once COVID-19 gathering rules are relaxed.
Kaiteriteri Fire Brigade advises of the passing of ex Firefighter Neal Dorne on 21 January 2022. Neal was a foundation and life member of the Kaiteriteri Brigade. A private family cremation service followed by a memorial service was held on Tuesday 25 January.
The Type 3 Appliance Acquisition Project is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from qualified trainers – preferably Pump and ERD qualified – to train operational personnel on our new Type 3 trial appliances when they arrive in the country.
We regret to advise the death of Kate Saunders on 14 August 2021.
Renwick Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Ted Swain.
Te Kei Region, Otago District and Dunedin Brigade advise of the passing of ex Senior Station Officer and Simulation Trainer Graeme Munro on Monday 17 January. Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, unfortunately Graeme’s funeral is now going to be private by invitation only.
Ross Volunteer Fire Brigade advises the passing of ex DCFO and Life Honorary Member, Ross Hurley. A service to celebrate Ross’s life will be held at the Ross Community Hall in Ross on Saturday 22 January at 11am.
Patea Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of ex DCFO and Life Honorary Member Joe (Doc) Bourke on Friday 14 January. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Doc’s life on Tuesday 18 January at the family farm at 4 Putahi Road, RD1, Whenuakura, Patea commencing at 1.
On 18 December 2021, Fire and Emergency was called to a vegetation fire in Waiharara, Northland. Since that afternoon we have been working alongside the Department of Conservation, our forestry partners, NZDF, Ngai Takoto iwi and the Kaimaumau community to contain the fire and prevent any loss of life or damage to property.
2021 was a year of progress for the Behaviour and Conduct Office as it began its transition to a permanent structure and function, with a new team on board.