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We Will Always Be Forever Grateful

By General Information, Membership, Membership Support, Welfare Support
When Craig joined the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society over 30 years ago as a young single man, he had no idea of the profound impact it would have on his life and his family’s future. This is the first-hand account of Craig and his family's real-life story of the difficulties their family faced and how Society representatives stepped in to help ... Initially inspired…
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With Lifelong Support for Members, We’re With You All The Way

By General Information, Member Discounts, Membership, Membership Support, Welfare Support
Our aim is simple: to make life easier and more manageable for our members. We understand the diverse needs of our members and their families, which is why we offer a comprehensive range of benefits tailored to every stage of life, from birth to retirement and beyond.Look to us for lifelong welfare assistance and support, no matter what life throws at you. Here For You…
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Get To Know Our 29 Discount Partners – Part I

By Member Discounts, Membership, Welfare Support
Did you know your membership of NZ Firefighters Welfare Society gives you access to hundreds of discounts and deals across the country, from a range of retailers? In this blog we will cover our discounts partners, from A to F. Plus, to make it super easy for you, we’ve included links to our discount partners websites and/or all their branches across the country so you can…
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2023/2024 Scholarship Winners

By Membership Support, Scholarships, Welfare Support
With inflation at an incredible 30-year high, many families and individuals are feeling the strain, particularly from rising food prices and mortgage interest rates. We want to take this opportunity to remind our members that financial help may be available for you, your spouse and children up to the age of 18. (Your children over 19 can join the Society as independent members to access…
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See How Your Membership Helps You, Your Families and Your Colleagues

By Member Discounts, Membership, Membership Support, Welfare Support
In a 12-month period, 620 members and their families received assistance from the Society Take a look at the impact your financial contributions make in real people’s lives. Between 2022-2023 a total of 620 members and their families received assistance through the Society. None of this help would have been possible without members support. We have prepared an infographic to provide members with a snapshot…
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Meet the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society Team

By General Information
We are an organisation run by firefighters to look after firefighters and other emergency personnel and their families and we’ve been doing this now, for over 35 years. As a member of the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society, there is a huge amount of support and assistance available to you. You can access support through forms available on our website or you can call our office.…
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Boil Water Notice Queenstown

By Holiday/Convalescent Homes
A boil water notice is in place until further notice for properties serviced by a Council water supply in the following areas: Queenstown Town Centre (out to Industrial Place) Queenstown Hill Frankton Road and suburbs on the hill above Frankton Road Fernhill and Sunshine Bay Frankton, including Five Mile, Remarkables Park and Glenda Drive Quail Rise Kelvin Heights Hanleys Farm. The notice has been issued…
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Nelson Home Refurbishment

By Holiday/Convalescent Homes
Nelson Holiday/Convalescent Home Renovations were completed in our Nelson home in July 2023. Take a look at these before and after pictures. BEFORE: The lounge was dated and with the separate dining room, it was overdue a makeover.AFTER: With the lounge area opened up, a lot more light now streams in. The more modern design now flows into the dining area and kitchen, making a huge…
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Take A Winter Break

By Holiday/Convalescent Homes
We are offering members a fantastic opportunity to escape the winter doldrums and create lasting memories. You will return home feeling recharged and rested after your break away. While some of our members will be heading to our popular winter escape homes such as Queenstown and Hanmer Springs, we would like to encourage members to utilise our other homes. Carry on reading to see what…
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