Hawkes Bay Local hosts 33rd NZPFU Annual Conference

The Hawkes Bay Local hosted the 33rd NZPFU Annual Conference in Napier this week.  Due to Covid restrictions some attended virtually. 

In addition to required union business, reports on uniform, appliances, training and equipment, the Conference heard from an ACC law specialist Angela Brown from John Miller Law on toxicology panel process and claims, fatigue and sleep specialist Professor Leigh Signal, Winnipeg Firefighters Union President Alex Forrest on recent developments in occupational cancer, and an update on the United Firefighters Union of Australia campaigns from National President Greg McConville.

FENZ National Commander Kerry Gregory and DCE People Brendan Nally appeared by video conference and were asked about Tranche 2, mandatory vaccinations, VSO workloads and the state of appliances, stations and uniform.

In unity,
Wattie Watson
National Secretary

Related Articles

VIEW ALL VIEW ALL

Breaking News

Tamaki Makaurau Flooding, State of Local Civil Defence Emergency

Last nights unprecedented weather event caused widespread havoc across the region with Fire and Emergency career and volunteer crews, operational support and 111 emergency dispatchers working to exhaustion, with all available FENZ resources at times being mobilised to incidents right across the region.


Season’s Greetings and Office Hours

The Auckland Local wishes all members a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The Auckland Office will be closed from the afternoon of Friday 23 December 2022, reopening on Monday 9 January 2023.


Ratification Meeting next Tuesday 13th Dec at 5pm

As you will be well aware by now, we have finally reached an agreed term of settlement in the negotiation for a new CEA. The NZPFU is recommending members accept it and ratify the settlement offer. The National Committee has completely wrung out the sponge for every possible drop of benefit to members, and it's now our turn to act.