Mauriceville Voluntary Rural Fire Force advises of the passing of Bob Taplin on Tuesday 31 December 2019.

Bob was a founding member of the Mauriceville VRFF, Deputy Controller from October 2000 until 2003 and Chief/Controller from April 2003 until October 2013.

Overall, he played a huge part in growing the Mauriceville Volunteer Rural Fire Force to what it is today.

The funeral will be held at Wairarapa Funeral Services, 35 Lincoln Rd, Masteron on Tuesday 7 January at 4pm.

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