There is a 365 day Restricted Fire Season status for:
- all Coastal areas
- Whangamarino swamp
Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)
There is a 365 day Prohibited Fire Season status for:
- Waiuku Forest
- Maramarua Forest
- Onewhero Forest
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 for warmth. Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)
The restricted fire season commences on 1st December each year.
Fires that do not require a fire permit in a Restricted or Prohibited Fire Season include:
A compliant outdoor fire device and a compliant incinerator must contain all embers and sparks as per the following requirements:
A compliant outdoor fire device must have the following characteristics:
A compliant incinerator must have the following characteristics-
All other fires require a permit.