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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.

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.

 
WELFARE AGM BOOKLET

Welfare AGM 2017 iconOn Wednesday September 13 at 2:00pm the NZFFWS will hold its AGM at the Petone Working Men's Club, 47 Udy Street, Petone. The Firefighters Credit Union will hold their AGM at 3.00pm also at the Petone Working Men's Club. Members are welcome to attend both AGM's. In the past this report booklet has been mailed to all members. This year it is being published on the web site and is available here for reading or downloading.
Any Member who wishes to have a printed copy may request one from the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society Office.
To read this report click here.

 

HEALTHCARE 99 AGM BOOKLET

2017 AGM HC99 BOOKLETOn June 29th, 2017 the 18th Annual General Meeting of Healthcare 99 was held at Avalon Studios, Lower Hutt.
In the past this report has been mailed to all members. This year it is being published on the web site and is available here for reading or downloading.
Any Member who wishes to have a printed copy
may request one from the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society Office.
To read this report click here.

 

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.

LINEN SERVICE AVAILABLE AT WHANGAMATA HOLIDAY HOME
This service is currently free. You will find linen at the foot of each bed. Towels not incuded. If you wish to use the supplied linen, make up the bed(s). At the end of your stay strip all beds and place linen in laundry hamper by tub in garage.

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 2845, WELLINGTON 6140

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

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SCHOLARSHIP 2017-2018

The 2017/18 Firefighters’ Scholarship is currently being promoted in Fire and Emergency New Zealand Portal with an application deadline of 21 September 2017.

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