Hanmer Springs Brigade advises of the passing of Brigade Support Les Harris. Les was a member of the Hanmer Springs Brigade for over 43 years and was still an active support to the brigade. Funeral details to follow
Cannington Fire Brigade advise of the passing of their Deputy Fire Force Controller Barry Bishop on Wednesday 21 September 2022. Barry was a member of the Willowby Fire Brigade from 1993 to 2008 and he joined the Cannington Fire Brigade from 1 July 2008.
Hahei Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of life honorary member Laurie Donovan on 17 September 2022.
Laurie was a member of Hahei Volunteer Fire Brigade from November 1999 to October 2014. A private ceremony is to take place for Laurie.
Wellington City Station advises of the passing of Lindsay Earl Golding. Lindsay spent a lot time and had a lot of experience with DOC Fire and Rural Fire.
Taupo Bay Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Denis Robinson on 9 September 2022. Denis was a member of Taupo Bay Fire Brigade since 19 April 2000 and Rural Controller from 2010 to 2015. His funeral was held on 12 September 2022.
Feilding Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Matthew (Matt) Wilkie on Saturday 10 September. Matt was a serving member of the Feilding Volunteer Fire Brigade from 4 July 2019 until his passing. A private ceremony will be held to celebrate Matt's life.
Te Awamutu Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Donald (Don) Leslie Hallett QFSM, ex UFBA President, ex Chief Fire Officer Te Awamutu, on 6 September 2022. Don served in the Te Awamutu Volunteer Fire Brigade from 1956 until 1987.
Paraparaumu Fire Brigade advises of the passing of LHM William (Bill) Cranson QSM on 4 September 2022.
Bill's funeral service will be held at Southwards, Otaihanga Road, Paraparaumu, at 2. 00pm on Thursday, 8 September, followed by a private cremation.
Katikati Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Life Honorary Member Bill Purcell on Sunday 4 September 2022. Bill was one of the founding members of the Katikati Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Omarama Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Lindis Courtney on Monday 15 August 2022. Lindis was a Firefighter and Secretary for the Omarama Volunteer Fire Brigade between 1966 to 1970. A service to celebrate Lindis' life has been held.