A restricted fire season and 1km fire safety margin are in operation in the following areas:

  • Registered forest areas in the Otago Rural Fire District; or where a forest owner has made suitable arrangements regarding fire control with Otago Fire and Emergency
  • High value conservation areas as identified by the stakeholder organisations
  • High risk or high value areas as identified by Otago fire reduction assessment.

Contact for details and maps: link)

Fire and Emergency
85 Castle Street
0800 673 473 link)