Fire permits are required for all fires including Public Conservation Land other than for an approved campground fire or a fire lit for cooking or armth. Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)
Fires that do not require a fire permit in a Restricted Fire Season are:
  • Any fire with a fully enclosed firebox such as outside burners, pizza ovens, solid fuel fire, hot tubs etc.
  • Braziers with a tray to catch falling embers
  • All must have at least 2m clearance from dry material
  • Incinerator – which incorporates a chimney and a spark arrestor
Marlborough Kaikoura Fire and Emergency 
c/-15 Seymour Street
03 520 7400 (external link) (external link)