An Open Fire Season applies from SH1/SH3 to the Coast.

i.e. no fire permits are required.

All Public Conservation Land administered by the Department of Conservation remains in  a year round/365 day Restricted Fire Season. Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)

Commercial Forestry areas. These remain in a Restricted Fire Season. In the first instance contact is to be made with the Forest Owners or Managers.

Urban areas under City or District Councils Fire Bylaw control remain in their normal year round Restricted Season (Permits required).

All beach and sand dune areas remain in a Prohibited Fire Season (Total Fire Ban) 365 days a year.

Rangitikei Fire and Emergency 
50 Cook Street
Palmerston North
www.rangitikei.govt.nz (external link)
0800 658 628