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Firefighters and Movember

Check In On Your Health This Movember

By General Information, Healthcare99, Membership Support
Movember is “changing the face of men’s health” November is a big month for the Movember community who rallies together to raise funds to support men’s health. Throughout this month, the Movember movement shows its support of men living happier, healthier, longer lives by growing moustaches and raising awareness of men’s health issues. The Society is here to help The NZ Firefighters Welfare Society is...
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Do You Qualify for Financial Help?

By General Information, Member Discounts, Membership, Membership 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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Kapiti Home Replacement: The Results Are In

By General Information
We wish to thank all members who took the time to cast their vote for the location of a replacement Kapiti Home. There was a good response, and the survey results are in. 403 members voted to purchase a property in the Kapiti area again and 532 members voted for a townhouse in the Wellington central area. The Property Committee of the NZ Firefighters Welfare...
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Meet the New Members of our Team

By General Information
New faces at the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society Since the Society was first established in 1987 we have always had a clear focus on our purpose which is to support firefighters and their families when needed. We are constantly looking at ways to improve our services to members. Part of this work is ensuring we are bringing on board the right people to assist our...
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New Marketing For A New Era

By General Information, Membership
We are excited to be rolling out the building blocks for a new era of growth. These changes are part of our five-year strategic plan approved by the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society Board to guide the future growth and development of the Society. Our Refreshed Look As the Society embarks upon our new phase, we are introducing refreshed and updated marketing and branding. We have...
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My First 12 Months as Chair of NZFFWS – Bill Swan

By Membership
My First 12 Months as Chair of NZFFWS - Bill Swan It is hard to believe that 12 months have passed since I took on the role of Chair of your Welfare Society. I thought I would take this opportunity to update you on what has been happening in the past year. A group of Firefighters 35 years ago realised there was a gap in...
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Region 4 Board Nominations

By Board Nominations
Region 4 Board Nominations Would you like to play an important role in the future direction of the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society? Could your expertise help firefighters and their families? The call for nominations is an important step in ensuring member interests are represented in the leadership and development of the Society. We are seeking nominees for our Region Four Board Representative. This role...
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Get More from Healthcare99

By Healthcare99, Membership
Get the Most from Your Healthcare99 Membership Healthcare99 is an additional benefit available for an extra cost to existing members of NZFFWS providing health & medical cover. In order to benefit from Healthcare99, you must first be a Welfare Society member. You and your whanau can then claim assistance with meeting medical costs such as: Surgery and specialists Cardiac care Cancer care Major diagnostics. Gallagher...
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Save Money Over Christmas with Some Great Deals

By Member Discounts, Membership
Save Money Over Christmas With Some Great Deals Available On the App With December’s arrival, the spending season is here! It doesn’t have to leave you broke though, with a range of great deals available with your Society membership. To access the discounts just be sure to download the App and have it handy. Many of the offers have a code assigned which you will...
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2021 Firefighters Welfare Society Survey

By Membership
Survey 2021: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly In September this year we undertook the biggest survey in our history. We asked 3,500 people on the Society’s database what they thought of the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society. We shared additional invitations on social media, our website and through FENZ to encourage as many people as possible to take part in our survey. We were...
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