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Congratulations NZPFU Members

The annual Colmar Brunton Public Sector Reputation Index research has FENZ top of the list for the fifth consecutive year.


President's Blog: Heads up 15

Well we made it back to level 2 without any Professional Career Firefighter infection which means stations remained open and operational.


COVID-19 Update #17 Medical Response

Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment is the last line of defence and is necessary for the health and safety of firefighters.


PCA Payment

FENZ has confirmed that the 2020 PCA payment will be paid to all eligible NZPFU members in the 17 June pay.


Economic impact of Covid-19 on young workers

The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions youth network Stand Up is undertaking credible research into the economic impact of Covid-19 for New Zealand’s young workers.


COVID-19 Update #16 Medical Response PPE - Coveralls

As discussed with Locals on our regular Local and National Official telephone conferences, we need to remain vigilant to ensure PPE meeting the required standard for medical response under Covid-19 conditions.


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Welcome to the New Zealand Professional Firefighters' Union.

The NZPFU is a key partner with Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Through reducing the likelihood of unwanted fires, reducing consequences from emergencies and helping build resilient communities we contribute to a safer environment for New Zealanders.

Our members serve their communities to protect and preserve life, property and the environment. NZPFU representatives are based on all career fire stations. There are also 19 Union Locals in the major metropolitan and principal centres where career firefighters are employed. 

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