New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

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New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
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Ribbon bar of the medal
Awarded by  New Zealand
TypeLong service and meritorious service
EligibilityFull and part-time members of recognized New Zealand fire brigades and services
Awarded forFourteen years of long and meritorious service[1]
StatusCurrently awarded
Statistics
Established8 September 1976[1]
Order of Wear
Next (higher)New Zealand Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal[2]
Next (lower)New Zealand Traffic Service Medal[2]

The New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal is a meritorious and long service award for members of recognized fire services in New Zealand who have completed 14 years of service.

Criteria[edit]

The New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal may be awarded for 14 years full or part-time service as a member of the New Zealand Fire Service or a fire brigade or service operated, maintained by, or registered with the New Zealand Fire Service Commission or a Government Department of New Zealand.[1] Members of company fire brigades are also eligible for the medal upon completion of the requisite period of service.[3]

Appearance[edit]

The medal is circular, silver, and 38 millimeters in diameter. On the obverse is the crowned effigy of the Sovereign.[3] The reverse bears the inscription New Zealand Fire Brigades around the edge and For Long Service and Good Conduct at the centre, with a fern frond to the right side. The medal hangs from a vermilion ribbon 32 mm wide with a narrow centre stripe of black bordered by yellow.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "The New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal". New Zealand Legislation. Parliamentary Counsel Office. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b "THE WEARING OF MEDALS IN NEW ZEALAND TABLE – A GUIDE TO THE CORRECT ORDER OF WEAR". New Zealand Defence Force. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b Mackay, James; Mussell, John W.; Editorial Team of Medal News, eds. (2004). The Medal Yearbook 2004. Devon, UK: Token Publishing Ltd. p. 369. ISBN 9781870192620.