Welcome to the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society

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Thanks for visiting our website. Stay and have a look at what we offer. If you want to become a member click here and fill out an online application form. We welcome all firefighters and those asociated with Fire and Emergency NZ. We also extend our services to members of St John and Wellington Free Ambulance.

CHRISTCHURCH TRAGEDY
In the wake of the tragedy that has unfolded in Christchurch, our thoughts and prayers are with those that have been affected. In these unfathomable circumstance please look after one another and seek help that is available.

EAP and Vitae have put in place extra support. Please contact these organisations
if you or someone else you know needs support.

Vitae - 0508 664 981 www.vitae.co.nz

EAP SERVICE 0800 327 669 CALL ANYTIME https://www.eapservices.co.nz

Now is the time to be kind to one another. If there is anything the Firefighters Welfare can do to support or assist you please contact us at 0800 65 34 73

ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS 2019
Nominations for Region 2 (Hamilton-Tauranga area)
Nominations for Region 5 (top half of the South Island)

We hereby give notice and call for nominations for these two positions. 
Nominations must be made on the appropriate form signed by a proposer, a seconder and the nominee.

Regional Reps must be nominated and seconded by a member in that region.

NB: Nomination forms are available to download from our website (click here)
or, ring the office to have a nomination form posted to you.

Nominations close with the returning officer at 1500 hours on April 17, 2019
and should be emailed to thesec@firefighters.org.nz or posted to:

The Returning Officer
Private Bag 31 999
Lower Hutt 5040

NEW WELFARE SOCIETY APP WITH DISCOUNTS MENU NOW AVAILABLE
Updated Welfare Society App now available for download (Sept 12) on both Google and Apple Stores. Use TAB for "Holiday Home App" on the left for more information. This app is becoming more than just a holiday home booking app. There are now a large number of discounts from many retailers that are now available to members under the discount menu within the Welfare Society App.

2018 WELFARE SOCIETY AGM RESOLUTIONS PASSED
This year's AGM passed two resolutions. 1. The Contribution rate will be increased from 4$ a week to 5$ a week, effective as of April 1, 2019.
2. The term "Fire Service" will be replaced with  the term "Fire and Emergency NZ" everywhere it occurs in the Welfare Society Rules and other appropriate document.

UPDATING YOUR NEXT OF KIN OR FUNERAL BENEFICIARY DETAILS
If you need to update your "Next of Kin" or your "Funeral Beneficiary," please advise the office in writing. The correct information is needed for the office as legally these are the people the Firefighters Welfare Society will deal with if you pass away. Please note that your "Next of Kin" and "Funeral Beneficiary" do not necessarily need to be the same people. If you wish to update your "Next of Kin" or "Funeral Beneficiary" please put the updated details in writing and either email thesec@firefighters.org.nz or post to NZ Firefighters Welfare, Private Bag 31999, Lower Hutt 5040. If you have any problem completeing our forms please contact the office. Our phone number is 0800 65 34 73 (0800 OK FIRE). Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.

HEALTHCARE 99
Please Note:  All Healthcare 99 Claim Forms must be sent directly to:
Mark Langford, C\- Aon, P O Box 30567, LOWER HUTT 5040

VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS
The New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society is a non-profit organisation. If you wish to make a voluntary contribution to the Society, please add the word "Donation" along with your name, if you wish, and use the
Bank Account Number:
06-0507-0202787-00

Latests News:

NZFFWS announces a partnership with Bay Audiology. Free hearing test, $40 off a Full Diagnostic Consultation, 10% off all hearing aids. If this is your first hearing aid, the Welfare Society Benefit of $800 also applies.

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