Awhitu Rural Fire Force

Awards 2017

We have an incredible community, and 2017 has seen a haul of many awards that we should all be proud of. Here are a selection of just some of the prestigious acknowledgments made this year. 1. Terry Hatch received an Order of Merit for his service to horticulture and conservation. He has worked on local projects including planting pohutukawa and […]

25 years of adventure

Bringing babies into the world. Helping those in need, or in pain. Holding the hands of those departing this world. As he clocks up 25 years of service with the New Zealand Fire Brigade, John Allen of the Awhitu Rural Fire Force looks to have experienced the full spectrum of joy and heartbreak. So what lead John to become involved […]

Bakers Banter

Last week, as a Director of the CMRFU Board, I was not only able to attend the 2016 awards dinner but had the privilege of being able to announce the nominees and eventual winner of the Volunteer of the Year. Congratulations Trevor Strang of Onewhero RFC. In recent weeks I have attended the Honours Nights of both the Awhitu Rural […]


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