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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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NZFFWS scholarship winner

2022 Scholarship Winners

By Membership Support, Scholarships, Welfare Support
2022 Scholarship Winners: Featured Winner We received a fabulous story from one young recipient of our last Scholarship Benefit, who received $500 for the 5-8 year old age group. The winning applicant submitted a picture telling the story of how she wanted to help save endangered animals when she grew up. This young lady is extremely passionate about wildlife. This young artist wanted the money...
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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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Nominations for Trustee

By Board Nominations
Nominations for Trustee The Society has two trustees and one of these is up for election. A trustee is one in whom all the assets and the funds of the Society are vested. The term for a trustee is 5 years. The Election will be held at the AGM on Wednesday 29 September 2021 at the Petone Working Man's Club at 1430. If you are...
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COVID-19 Announcement

By COVID-19 Updates
COVID-19 Announcement As of 18 August 2021 the staff of the Welfare Society will be working from home. Contact us at or phone 0800 653-473. For urgent support, contact your local Board Representative. All Holiday homes will be closed until 11.59 pm 24 August 2021. We will reimburse holiday home bookings for the period 18 August 2021 to 25 August 2021. If you are...
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