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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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Wellington Local Committee Election Results

I declare FRASER JACKSON, SHAUN CROWLEY, ANDREW MCPHEE and DAVID MILHAM duly elected to the position of Wellington Local Committee Members.


Election of Taupo Local Secretary

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


Early Response Support – Financial Assistance for Workers

Attached please find a flyer from Temoana Biddle of the Ministry of Social Development which we would appreciate each Officer in Charge on duty printing out and putting on your station notice board or similar place for members’ attention.