Note that a Prohibited fire season is in operation on all Public Conservation Lands.
You need to apply for a fire permit (external link) for any fire type that is not listed below:

  • Gas-operated appliances
  • Campfires in a permanent fireplace
  • Cooking and warming fires

For full descriptions of these fire types and conditions of use, see Fire types (external link)

Note that any fire you light may have requirements to meet with Otorohanga District Council and Waikato Regional Council.

Fire and Emergency
0800 658 628