Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Silverdale Volunteer Fire Brigade 1976 - Present
Auckland 1A01 ( New Zealand Fire Service ) 1980-1996
Auckland Fire Region ( New Zealand Fire Service ) 1996 - Present
St John Ambulance North Shore 1980 - 1985
I have been involved in the Rescue Service's since I was " born ", with my Uncle Chief Officer and Father Deputy Chief Officer.
My son joined three years ago
I am the Brigades Historian and Photographer, when a number of my photographs have appeared in local and national fire service magazines
I have also a grat intrest in the LACoFD, since the famous EMERGENCY! came on our sreens in the 1970's, most of the equipment being used in the LACoFD at the time we in New Zealand were using, Jaws of Life ( the first Volunteer Fire Brigade to own a set )
I have also had the pleasure of hosting Cheif Richard Houts ( Retired ) and his wife Aurdry, one of the hightest points my career.
Region Support Officer ( Logistic's )
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To serve my comunity, and follow the footsteps of my father ( Deputy Cheif ) and Uncle ( Chief ), and the most important the comunity I serve