Double Gold Star Award for Mike

Back Row left to right: Russel Anderson CFO Alexandra and President United Fire Brigades Association,Kerry Gregory Regional Commander Auckland, Andrew Bayly MP for Hunua, Colin Riddle CFO Waiuku,Henry Nissan Paihia Gold Star Association, Kevin Curtis CFO Matamata Auckland Provincial Fire BrigadesAssociation, Andy Baker Franklin Local Board.Front row left to right: Area Manager Counties Manukau Larry Cocker, June and Mike Culpin.

Back Row left to right: Russel Anderson CFO Alexandra and President United Fire Brigades Association,Kerry Gregory Regional Commander Auckland, Andrew Bayly MP for Hunua, Colin Riddle CFO Waiuku,Henry Nissan Paihia Gold Star Association, Kevin Curtis CFO Matamata Auckland Provincial Fire BrigadesAssociation, Andy Baker Franklin Local Board.Front row left to right: Area Manager Counties Manukau Larry Cocker, June and Mike Culpin.

Waiuku’s Mike Culpin was treated to a celebratory evening last Saturday to recognise his 50 years of service to the fire brigade. Held at the Pukeoware Hall, over 150 attended the evening including Andrew Bayly, MP for Hunua and local board Chair, Andrew Baker. The evening was held in special recognition of Mike’s Double Gold Star as part of his commitment and service to the brigade and community. Mike began his career with the fire brigade in Auckland, and has been a member of the Waiuku Brigade for the last 20 years “Mike is an asset to our brigade. He brought with him a wealth of knowledge and experience that has benefited many in our team. A huge congratulations is required,” says Waiuku Volunteer Fire Brigade Chief, Colin Riddle.

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