Welcome to the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society

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Thanks for visiting our website. Stay and have a look at what we offer. If you want to become a member click here and fill out an application form. We welcome all firefighters and those asociated with Fire and Emergency NZ. We also extend our services to members of St John and Wellington Free Ambulance.

STAY WELL AND LOOK AFTER YOUR SELF

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Stay well and look after yourself and your people 
Rhys Jones Chief Executive

 FENZ recognises the valuable work the NZFF Welfare Society does.
The Welfare Society support what FENZ along with the collective Unions and Associations offer
in supporting their personnel and members.

 NOTIFICATION TO ALL MEMBERS OF REGION 2
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The NZFF Welfare Society is accepting nominations for a Region 2 Representative to complete Malcolm Langdon's current term which ends June 2019. Nominations must be made on the SN1 Form available to download from the Welfare Society web site under "Printable Forms". The nomination form must be signed by two financial members living within Region 2. The Nominee must also live within Region 2 and sign the form accepting nomination. Nominations should be lodged with the Secretary by noon Jan 19, 2018. Scanned Nominations may be emailed to thesec@firefighters.org.nz or posted to Private Bag 31999, Lower Hutt 5040.

Closing date is noon Jan 19, 2018.

NEW HOLIDAY/CONVALESCENT HOME - NOW READY FOR BOOKING

HanmerThe New Zealand Firefighter's Welfare Society has just purchased a new Holiday/Convalescent home located in Hanmer. 
Want to see what it looks like Click here.  That brings a total of 7 homes for members to use;
two in Queenstown, one in Nelson, one in Hanmer, one in Kapiti, one in Taupo and one in Whangamata.

NZFFWS HOLIDAY BOOKING APP UPDATED
The NZFFWS holiday home booking App has been upgraded to Version 2.0.
This update is now available for download on the Apple Store and Google Play for the iPhone and Android phones respectively.

The new features are:

  • App will now remember your Logon ID and Password
  • shift calendars 2017 and 2018 are now available
  • Contact details for office and regional reps with live phone numbers have been added
  • Notification capability (members with notification turned on will be notified of sudden availability and any special offers)

When you launch the new download, you will be prompted to turn on notification. Please do so. This feature can also be turned on or off in your phone’s settings. To find the app search for nzffws on Apple Store or on Google Play.

COMPLETION OF WELFARE SOCIETY FORMS
Please note - all forms are to be completed correctly before submitting to the office. Missing out details on our BA1 forms may delay payments. Incomplete Healthcare 99 Forms may delay your payment or hold up your preapproval.

UPDATING YOUR NEXT OF KIN OR FUNERAL BENEFICIARY DETAILS
If you need to update your "Next of Kin" or your "Funeral Beneficiary," please advise the office in writing. The correct information is needed for the office as legally these are the people the Firefighters Welfare Society will deal with if you pass away. Please note that your "Next of Kin" and "Funeral Beneficiary" do not necessarily need to be the same people. If you wish to update your "Next of Kin" or "Funeral Beneficiary" please put the updated details in writing and either email thesec@firefighters.org.nz or post to NZ Firefighters Welfare, Private Bag 31999, Lower Hutt 5040. If you have any problem completeing our forms please contact the office. Our phone number is 0800 65 34 73 (0800 OK FIRE). Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.

PHOTOS AND MOVIES
Click on THIS LINK to view recents photos and movies of Welfare Society events:

HEALTHCARE 99
Please Note:  All Healthcare 99 Claim Forms must be sent directly to: Mark Langford, C\- Aon, P O Box 30567, LOWER HUTT 5040

VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS
The New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society is a non-profit organisation. If you wish to make a voluntary contribution to the Society, please add the word "Donation" along with your name, if you wish, and use the
Bank Account Number:
06-0507-0202787-00

Latests News:

Office Christmas Closure Dates:

The Office will be closed from 12:00pm Friday 22 December 2017
until 9:00am Monday 8 January 2018.

For any emergencies contact your local Representative.

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Latests Newsletter:

2017 December Newsletter

December Newsletter 2017