At the conclusion of the triennial elections there were four vacant positions on the Wellington Local Committee. In accordance with a request from the Wellington Local, nominations were sought for the four remaining vacancies. As there are seven nominations for the four positions an election will be held.


The Employment Relations Authority has determined that firefighters working overtime on a public holiday must be paid 1.5 times the overtime rate as the overtime rate is the relevant daily pay.

NZPFU and FENZ in mediation this week

The NZPFU will continue to push for guaranteed staffing, proper processes for procuring and maintaining appliances and equipment and fair wages when the parties again meet in mediation this week.

In accordance with the NZPFU Rule B.15.11 the Taupo Local gives notice of the Taupo Local Annual General Meeting.