Public Conservation Land

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 Fire Restricted 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:

  • Enclosed drum or incinerator
  • Gas cooker or gas barbeque
  • Contained barbeque
  • The burning of any toxic waste (rubber, oil, plastic etc) is not permitted at any time

West Coast Fire and Emergency
12 High Street 
03 768 0898
(external link)
0800 658 628