Kapiti Coast

Fire permits are required for all fires on Public Conservation Land other than for an approved campground fire or a fire lit for cooking or for warmth. Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)

There is a 365 day Restricted Fire Season status for all coastal areas "up to 100m above the mean high water mark". Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)

Fires that do not require a fire permit in a Restricted or Prohibited Fire Season include:

  • Gas cooker or gas barbeque
  • Contained barbeque
  • Incinerator 
  • Cultural (hangi, umu)

Note: Permits can take up to 5 business working days to be processed.

Wellington Fire and Emergency 
2B Raiha Street, 
0800 658 628