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NZPFU NATIONAL ELECTION RESULTS

The ballot for the positions of National President and National Vice President closed at 1700 hours today. In the presence of the Northern Branch Returning Officer and Central Branch Returning Officer as requested scrutineers I received the results from the electronic voting system.


REMINDER: NZPFU elections close this Thursday

The NZPFU National President and National Vice President elections close at 1700 this Thursday 29 July 2021.


New statutory minimum sick leave entitlement

The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Act 2021 comes into effect tomorrow (24 July 2021) increasing the statutory minimum of 5 day’s sick leave to 10 days per year. Affected employees will get the additional 5 days when they reach their next leave entitlement date. Employees who already get 10 days or more sick leave are not affected by this legislative change.


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NZPFU NOTIFIES FENZ THAT GM ADVERTISEMENTS BREACH THE ACT

FENZ has advertised Group Manager positions in Hawkes Bay and Taranaki claiming anyone who has previously applied “for a Group Manager position in any region” is ineligible to apply for these positions.


NZPFU Sweatshirt Design Winner

We have not just one – but two designs!


Christchurch Earthquake Commemorative Coin Presentation

NZPFU Christchurch Local in conjunction with Christchurch Firefighters Social Club invite NZPFU members to be presented with a 10 year Christchurch earthquake anniversary coin. Social Club Members warmly welcomed to this event.


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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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