Turangi Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Kim Hugh Leathem, who served with Turangi from 1974 until 1980.
Turua Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of past Deputy Chief Fire Officer and Gold Star recipient, Brian Wigmore (Wiggy). Wiggy passed on Wednesday 20th September 2023 after a short illness.
Celebration/funeral is at Turua Hall, Tuesday 26th September at 11am followed by private cremation. Full undress uniform.
Waitati Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of ex Chief Fire Officer Cliff Jolly. A service for Cliff will be held on Wednesday 27th September at 11am, at the Campbell and Sons chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel.
Waitati Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of past Operational Support member Keith Templeton. Members and past members are invited to attend a service for Keith on Friday 22nd September at 11:00am at Gillions Chapel, 407 Hillside Road, Dunedin. Undress uniform and medals to be worn.
Sumner Volunteer Fire Brigade advise the passing of former Station Officer Ian McNab. Ian served the Brigade from 1957 to 1982.
Manawatu Whanganui District advise of the passing of Norman Donald Bottcher (Norm). Norm was a founding member of the Rongotea Brigade and served from 1955 to 1966. A service for Norm is being held on Wednesday September 2023.
Southern Lakes Volunteer Fire Brigade (SLVFB) advise the passing of former member Bryan Hayes. Bryan was a founding member of the Omori Volunteer Rural Fire Force (now SLVFB).
Wellington District advise of the passing of ex Assistant Fire Commander Dave Owens (Wellington). Dave started his service in the UK and emigrated to New Zealand to become a firefighter in Hamilton in 1973.
A service to remember Ray Warby
The Nelson Marlborough Fire District advise of the passing of SSO Robbie Allan (retired) on 11 September 2023. Robbie served at the Nelson Fire Station from 1973 to his retirement in 2019.