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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 this 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
Book Online 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,...
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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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Together We Make A Difference

By General Information, Membership, Welfare Support
In times of crisis and emergency, from battling fires to responding to severe weather disasters, medical emergencies, and hazardous incidents, firefighters and emergency personnel are always at the forefront, ready to help in any way they can. Earlier this year, the devastating impact of Cyclone Gabrielle left destruction and despair in its wake. Amidst the chaos, emergency personnel sprang into action responding to a wide...
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2022/2023 Scholarship Winners

By Membership Support, Scholarships, Welfare Support
2022/2023 Scholarship Winners Thank you to everyone who took part. We had a fantastic response this year. Here is a selection of work from this year's winners. Congratulations to all our winners. If you missed out this year, you can apply for the next Scholarship round from the first Monday in October.  See 2022 winners We are firefighters helping firefighters and their families Our ethos remains...
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Where Will Your Next Holiday Be?

By Holiday/Convalescent Homes
While we continue to maintain and improve our holiday homes for members, we appreciate this work can mean your chosen holiday home may be unavailable at the time you wish to take a break. This is a great time to remind you that as a member of the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society, you also have access to many NZ Police holiday homes AND Army Leave...
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Support Services To Help You Navigate The Effects Of A Disaster

By General Information, Membership
Our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted by recent weather events. The devastation across so many regions is heart-breaking, and the physical and emotional effort for recovery will last many months, if not years. The NZ Firefighters Welfare Society was established 35+ years ago with the ethos of “Firefighters helping Firefighters and their families/whanau”. This is what the Society continues to do to...
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Get To Know Your Holiday Homes

By Holiday/Convalescent Homes
Now that the Christmas holidays are over and with the prospect of a busy year ahead, it could be the perfect time to plan your next getaway. As many of you may know, our holiday / convalescent homes are located throughout the country for you and your family to enjoy a well-deserved break away. The homes all have wifi and a linen service provided, with...
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Assistance for You and Your Family Over the Holiday Season

By General Information, Healthcare99, Membership Support
Christmas is typically a happy time of year and a great chance to catch up with family and friends. While it’s a cheerful time for many, unfortunately for others it can be more difficult, with unexpected mishaps and accidents happening in the home, or a time when extra support might be needed after the stresses and strains of the year. For these reasons and more,...
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