Te Kāhui Kaipatuahi o Aotearoa Latest News

NZPFU does not support members participating in TCF working parties

Members are advised it is not in your interest to register an expression of interest as an Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Technical Competency Framework (now named Paearu Mahi) working parties. If you have already done so we urge you to withdraw.

NZPFU Branch Election 2022

Nominations are called for the position of Vice-President for the Southern Branch.

Breaking News

International Convention Centre Fire... Take 2

Members will no doubt have heard that unfortunately the International Convention Centre fire caught fire once again. 

Branch Elections Results

Congratulations to Mark Leonard elected as Southern Branch Secretary and Rik Walsh elected as Central Branch Vice President.

NZPFU does not support February pilot ILDC course

FENZ has organised a pilot ILDC course for February 2022 that does not require participants to have any qualifications, training or experience and intend to include both qualified professional career, non-qualified Group Managers and a Red Cross participant.  

Central Branch election voting closes on Thursday

NZPFU Central Branch members are reminded the election for the Central Branch Vice President position closes this Thursday 13th January at 1700 hours.


Welcome to Te Kāhui Kaipatuahi o Aotearoa, the NZ 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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