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 Permit (external link)
A Total Fire Ban is in force on all beaches in Wairoa and Mahia Penninsula. Apply for a Permit (external link)
Authorised fire types that do not require a fire permit in a Restricted or Prohibited Fire Season are:
Fire types that need a fire permit in a Restricted Fire Season are:
Further fire control information for Wairoa (external link)
Please allow 5 working days for a Fire Officer to contact you regarding your fire permit application.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand
18-20 Taradale Road