New members Recommended

Members will be aware that the Local Executive committee interviewed 10 Applicants who wished to re join the Union.

From those interviews, 8 people were recommended by your Local Executive for membership. Subsequent to this, it was agreed to have a secret ballot so that members could endorse the committee’s recommendations.

The Fire-fighters recommended for acceptance are as follows.

Aaron Waterrus  John Fox 
Danny Tafeamaalii  David Jowett 
Andy Tuffin  Dean Stirling 
Alan Bigwood  Bryan Wills 

The ballot papers will be issued shortly and the committee asks that you consider their membership in light of their recommendation.

District Amalgamation

Members are advised that the amalgamation of Wellington South and North Districts has been approved by the Commission. Effective date for this is 1 January 2005. The Local Executive is formulating a working group to sort out the myriad of issues that this raises.

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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.


Breaking News

SIGNIFICANT SETTLEMENT OFFERED TO NZPFU MEMBERS

Christmas cheer may have come a little earlier for NZPFU members with the NZPFU National Committee today releasing and recommending ratification of a proposed settlement with FENZ. After 18 gruelling months of negotiations and six months of industrial action including all NZPFU members walking off the job twice, the NZPFU members have just received the detail of the proposed settlement that the NZPFU recommends members’ accept.