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Calls for law to acknowledge high rates of cancer among firefighters - ‘Dying at record numbers’


Firefighters drove their engines to Parliament's doors today, wanting laws to acknowledge the high rates of cancer among them... Full story here.

Dying long after the flames are out: Firefighters call on lawmakers to extend ACC to cover occupational cancers


It's an inherently dangerous occupation but for Kiwi firefighters it's not the flames, the heights or the smoke that scares them most; it's the health implications that arise long after the fire is out... Full story here.

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Every year Central Branch Secretary Rob Hutchison organises the printing and distribution of the NZPFU pocket diary. We are in the process of organising the 2022 diary.


Notice to Auckland Local Members

This week, Auckland City 206 was removed from service due to a driveshaft issue. Parnell 255 has been away for repair for an extended period. This leaves Auckland with only one 24-year-old “heavy” aerial appliance.