Welcome to Our Website
The Wellington Provincial Gold Star Association consists of over 700 serving and retired fire service personnel who are recipients of the United Fire Brigade’s Association of New Zealand 25 year gold star presented for service within the New Zealand Fire Service.
2018 AGM held at Eastbourne – 13 to 15 April
The Executive Team – 2018 to 2019
Back Row: V.P. John Rowe, Patron Herb Carberry, Secretary John May, S.V.P. Gary Weaver, V.P. Mike Aamodt
Front Row: I.P.P. Ray Huxford, President Dennis Bristow, V.P. Tony Swain, J.V.P. Tony Adie
What is in our Website
Our site has a number of sections where you can find out more information, read reports, get the latest news on upcoming events and purchase some of our specialist products. On our Reports page
- Association rules
- Meeting Minutes
- Upcoming Conferences
- Recent Recipients
- Upcoming Recipients
- Latest updated Gold Stars and 50 year medals presented in 2018 (added 4 September 2018)
- Gold Stars and 50 year medals still to be presented in 2018 (added 19 September 2018)
- Register your interest in attending the Wainuiomata FB 75th Jubilee.
- Wainuiomata FB 75th Jubilee – Labour weekend – 2019. More info and registration here
Latest News Flash
It is with deep regret that I advise of the passing of Stuart Witheal Thomas
Stuart passed away on Saturday morning 18th August 2018 in Australia.
I understand Stuart commenced his fire service career at Porirua before moving on to Auckland and was a Fire Safety Officer in Auckland for a number of years and also served with the Kumeu Brigade
He also served at National headquarters in the early days after the formation of the New Fire Service Commission .
Along side of this he spent time in the Pacific region working with Fire Authorities in the islands.
At this sad time we extend our sincere condolences’ to the Stuart’s family and friends.
I have no funeral details, apart that it will be held in Brisbane, Australia.
It is with deep regret that I advise you of the passing of Ex Assistant Fire Commander Michael ( Mike ) Monaghan, Wellington Fire Brigade.
Mike passed away on 13th August after a short illness.
Mike was well know in the Wellington area for many years with his Fire service career.
After leaving the New Zealand Fire Service Mike became a well known figure in the Fire Protection/ Equipment Industry as the South Pacific Rep for Phillips and Smith for many years.
He will be well remembered for this role as he traveled extensively throughout the country and Pacific Region and was the go to man for equipment and related items with Phillips and Smith.
At this sad time we extend our sincere condolences to Margaret and family along with Mike’s friends.
A private family service will be held. Donations to the Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North would be appreciated.