The current fire season is: Open
This means you can light a fire in the open air without a fire permit from Thames Valley Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
Any fire you light is your responsibility...
If you wish to light a fire in a rural area – know the current fire danger and the fire season in your area by contacting your local Fire and Emergency New Zealand office.
Your Fire and Emergency New Zealand delegate will:
- Inform you of the current fire danger and fire season
- Inspect proposed burn sites
- Assist you to prepare a prescribed burn plan forsignificant controlled burn offs.
Urban fire districts – if you wish to light a fire in an urban fire district (in town) contact us to find out what rules apply.