Under Environment Canterbury's Canterbury Air Regional Plan, if your property is 2+ hectares, you can burn outdoors if conditions are met. You must also check hill and high country burning conditions in Environment Canterbury's Land and Water Regional Plan.
For resource consent and/or Smoke Management Plans call Environment Canterbury on 0800 324 636 or visit their website (external link)
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