Whangaparaoa MP Mark Mitchell, centre, with members of Silverdale volunteer Fire Brigade that were awarded their long service and good conduct medals for 14 years service. From left, Darren Hodgetts, Daniel Capon, Sarah Capon, Mike Price.
Silverdale Volunteer Fire Brigade’s honours and awards night was held last month. The brigade has an honours and awards night every two years to recognise firefighters who have shown exceptional and long service to their community.
This included four firefighters who were recognised for 14 Years Service and Good Conduct, several who had been fire volunteers for more than 25 years and three who have given more than 40 years’ service – Ted Fuller (40 years), Dave Lattimore (41 years) and Nigel Capon (43).