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NZ Firefighters Welfare Society
New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society

Firefighters helping firefighters and their families
Awhi atu awhi mai o ratou whanau

Membership only $5
Membership is only $5/week

One single membership includes you, your partner and children - up to the age of 18

Member Discounts
NZFFWS discounts
Member Discounts

Access discount offers and special deals from a range of organisations across New Zealand

Welfare Support
NZFFWS welfare support benefits
We offer many benefits to members

We are here to support you and your family in times of need

Holiday Homes
NZFFWS holiday homes
Holiday/convalescent homes across New Zealand

Members can access NZFFWS holiday/convalescent homes, NZ Police homes and NZ Army Leave Centres

Healthcare99 is available to members at an extra cost

NZ Firefighters Welfare Society members can join Healthcare99 and claim assistance with meeting many medical costs

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Our name says it all. We are here to help.

We are governed by an independent Board elected by members from our members. We support Career, Volunteer Firefighters and Administration staff.
Give us a call on 0800 65 34 73 any time for any questions you may have.

The purpose of the Society

We are here when you need us, whether it is help with financial support that our many benefits offer, or to keep in touch with you when life throws you a curve ball. We are only ever a phone call away. We want to help you and your family. We have a network of people around the country who can assist you in times of need. We offer holiday homes at reasonable rates for families to have a break. We also offer a Mutual Fund, Healthcare99 that for an extra cost can support you financially when healthcare needs arise.

Our proud history

Whilst sitting around a table one day, a group of Firefighters wanted to do something to support their colleagues and their families in times of need. Money was put into a biscuit tin to be given to those who needed support – this was the beginning of our organisation and firefighters helping firefighters. Thirty plus years on our ethos is the same, we are here to Support you and your family. Firefighters helping Firefighters and their families. Read more about our history here.

Latest updates

firefighters holiday homes
We would like to provide you with an update regarding our holiday/convalescent homes. As part of our Property Maintenance & Modernisation Programme, there are several items that we wish to bring to your attention:
➊ From 1 June towels will no longer be available in all holiday homes. Please remember to pack a towel.
➋ Also from 1 June, check-in times are changing from 1pm to 2pm. This is to give our caretakers time to check the property before new guests arrive. 𝐑𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫, 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐜𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬. 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐜𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞.
➌ For 𝐐𝐮𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲, if you need a cleaner upon exit, you can book this through an independent party. More information here.
Firefighters healthcare
Healthcare99 relies on our members to take an interest in the fund.
We are asking Healthcare99 members to please join us at our upcoming AGM. You will see how your Mutual Fund is working and have the opportunity to address the Board with any concerns. To attend, please email and an email link for attendance will be sent to you. Thank you for your support.
fenz flu vaccinations
Free flu vaccination available now

When getting your vaccination, you’ll be asked to provide your name, region and brigade. This will be used to confirm you are eligible for a free vaccination and to record how many vaccinations are given and who receives them. Full information here.

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