Supporting participation and camaraderie amongst fire fighters through sports.

Whakahoahoa mā te hākinakina

We are here to encourage, promote, foster, and give guidance to sports within the Fire and Emergency New Zealand. All events are open to all Fire and Emergency NZ members.

Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages for more info and to see your event photo's 

To apply for a grant please complete our Application for a grant and email to your region Sports Council representive 

Check out upcoming here Events

To see photos of past events check out our Facebook and Instagram pages

We would love to see your sporting images and share them on our Facebook, Instagram and on our Sports Council Portal page

Photo credit

With your premission we will credit photos with your name, brigade and tag people who are in the photos.

How to submit your photos

Email or via our Microsoft form(external link)

Make sure you include the following details

  • Name and description of the event
  • Results of the event
  • The host brigade
  • Location and date of event
  • Confirmation that you have permission from any people in the photo to share

Terms and conditions

By submitting your photo you agree to the following:
You are granting the Fire and Emergency Sports Council permission to use your photos on our Facebook and Instagram page, for the sole purpose of promoting sporting activities within Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

  • You have permission from any people in the photo 
  • You understand that you will not receive any monetary compensation
  • We appreciate you taking the time to submit your photos.

We appreciate you taking the time to submit your photos.

We have established these awards to formally recognise to Fire and Emergency teams and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence and contribution to the sporting community as a participants, administrators or coaches.

Complete the Sports Council Nomination for a sports award form to nominate a person or team for our Sports Council Sportsperson of the Year or Special Achievement Awards.


Sports Council Award recipients | The Portal ( link)


Executive Council Members

Abi Lawrence


Ngā Tai Ki Te Puku, 143 Durham Street, Tauranga, 3140

DDI: 07 858 7617  -  Cell: 027 235 4301

Karen Billington


Ngā Tai Ki Te Puku, 143 Durham Street,Tauranga, 3140

DDI: 07 858 7640

Ady McKenzie

Te Hiku Representative

12 Mansfield Terrace, Whangarei, 011

Cell: 021 434 853

Kevin Cowper

Vice Chairperson & Ngā Tai Ki Te Puku Representative

42 Margaret Rd, Bellevue, Tauranga, 3110

Cell: 027 809 9515

Alistair Speirs

Te Ūpoko – North Representative

c/o Palmerston North Station, PO Box 688, Palmerston North 4440

Cell: 021 516 071

Allan Smith

Te Ūpoko – South Representative

c/o Porirua Station, 10 Mungavin Ave, Porirua 5024

Cell: 027 283 4334

Marty Jillings

Te Kei Representative

c/o Five Mile - Building 1, Suite 1, Level 1, 34 Grant Road, Frankton, Queenstown, 9300

Cell:  027 254 2553

Hami Taite

Chairperson & Te Ihu Representative

c/o Timaru Fire Station, PO Box 683, Timaru, 7940

Cell: 021 667 795

Fraser Smith

UFBA Representative

c/o Carterton Volunteer Fire Brigade, PO Box 73, Carterton 5743

Cell: 027 284 2961


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