Motueka Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of ex Firefighter Rex Simpson on Friday 17 September. Rex also served as Firemaster at Nelson Airport, and Deputy Firemaster at RNZAF Base Woodbourne serving a total of 37 years. A private service has been held at Rex’s request.
Palmerston North Fire Brigade advises of the passing of former Third Officer John David White.
Levin Volunteer Fire Brigade advises of the passing of Colin Lawrie QSM, JP, Brigade Support, Levin Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Edendale Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of Life Member and Ex SFF Douglas John Thomas (Chopper) Murray on Wednesday 8 September 2021.
Lumsden Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of ex DCFO Peter Douglas Snr on 12 September 2021.
An online memorial service will be livestreamed at 10am, on Saturday 11 September to remember the firefighters lost trying to save others, and the 65 firefighters in NZ who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Rakaia Volunteer Fire Brigade advise of the passing of ex SFF Ray Hickman
Silverdale and Manly Volunteer Fire Brigades advise of the passing of ex Fourth Officer Leslie David John (Les) Flannery.