Due to the recent resignation of the Tauranga Local Vice President, nominations are hereby called for this position in accordance with the Rules of the New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union.

In accordance with Rule B 11.7, of the Rules of the New Zealand Professional Fire Fighters Union INC, I am declaring the results for the position of Palmerston North Local President as listed below.

The NZPFU and FENZ have agreed to the following pay increases as a result of the 2020 Remuneration Review.

One of the ideas that came up during the Auckland Working Group was to change the shift start/finish times to 0700/1700 to reflect the actual times Auckland Firefighters’ work.

NZPFU seeks leave to appeal Employment Court decision

The NZPFU National Committee met by teleconference this afternoon to discuss the Employment Court decision which was issued last week. The NZPFU’s legal team had considered the decision and provided their opinion to the National Committee.


Membership survey reveals FRMOs feel highly undervalued and not supported and don't think the new structure will improve community safety.

The NZPFU Type 3 Project representatives have provided the following update. 

Employment Court Decision

The attached Employment Court Decision rules against the NZPFU but this may not be the end of the matter.