Takaka is located approximately 100km north west of Nelson in Golden Bay. Around 4000 people reside in Golden Bay, where the main industry is Dairy Farming. The Fonterra factory located in Takaka, was the scene of a major fire in 2005 that caused millions of dollars of damage.
We have 3 appliances, Takaka 397, Takaka 391 and Takaka 3911, a tanker owned By the Takaka Fire Brigade Trust.
If you would like to join our crew, call CFO Phillip Woolf on 03 525 8222.
Brigade Employer Recognition Programme
The partnership between the New Zealand fire Service, volunteers and their employers is based on mutual benefit. Our Employer Recognition Programme aims to assist in the acknowledgement of the contribution made by employers to both the Fire Service and our communities.
While we acknowledge the support employers provide us, we do not actively endorse their products or services
The Takaka Volunteer Fire Brigade would like to formally acknowledge the following Employers:
- Takaka ITM Building Centre
- Kevin Hebberd Motorcycles Ltd
- Talleys Group Ltd
- Karibu Farms
- Graham Ball Trust
- A D Harwood
- Hammer Hardware Takaka
- Alliance Plumbing
- First National Golden Bay
- Lifestyle Hire
- Takaka Primary School
- Take Note Takaka
- Black Dog Construction
- Warwick Harwood
- Waterford Farms