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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.
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This is a reminder that the 2020 AGM that was postponed earlier this year is scheduled to go ahead on Saturday 31st October commencing at 1030hrs to be held at the Palmerston North Fire Station, Community meeting Room.
Details relating to the Conference were included in the August 2020 Newsletter, that was circulated to members and is also below. The conference will be streamed on Skype and the link is included in the Newsletter.
As we are in Alert Level 1 Area Commander Mitchell Brown has confirmed that all systems are go for the planned date.
If members are attending the meeting at Palmerston North please let me know by 23rd October for Catering Purposes for the light luncheon after the conference.
The documents relating to the conference can be downloaded below, so if you are attending please bring them with you.
31 August 2020
You are welcome to download and read our August Newsletter. Click here to download and enjoy !
Two Double Gold Stars
100 years service
Back L-R : Colin Gray (presented medal to Boyd), President Mike Aamodt WPGSA, Jon Graham (presented medal to Don).
Front L-R: SSO Boyd Atkinson, Sandy Lawson (UFBA), SO Don Bowker
SSO Boyd Atkinson and
SO Don Bowker
Presented at Porirua Fire Station on Wednesday 12 August 2020
A very special occasion occurred on Wednesday 12 August 2020 with the presentation of TWO 50 year service medals to SSO Boyd Atkinson and SO Don Bowker from the Wellington Fire Brigade.
These remarkable fire officers are still serving members and operational.
Congratulations to both Boyd and Don for their extraordinary careers and contributions to New Zealand.
The Executive Team – 2019 to 2020
Back Row L to R: Patron Herb Carberry, VP Tony Adie, SVP Mike Aamodt, VP John Rowe, President Gary Weaver, JVP Stephen Monks, Secretary John May.
Front Row: L to R: IPP Dennis Bristow, VP Tony Swain.
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
- May 2020 Newsletter
- Gold stars and 50 year medals to be presented in 2020 (19 June 2020)
- Gold stars and 50 year medals presented in 2019 (19 June 2020)
AGM and Conference – Palmerston North 3-5 April 2020