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 warmth.  Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)

There is a 365 day Restricted Fire Season status for all coastal areas.  Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)

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

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

Manawatu Fire and Emergency 
50 Cook Street
Palmerston North (external link)
0800 658 628