Thames Valley Rural Fire District

Matamata-Piako District Council is part of the Thames Valley Rural Fire District, which includes the Hauraki, Matamata-Piako and Thames-Coromandel districts.

The Thames Valley Rural Fire District (TVRFD) is responsible for the Prevention, Detection and Suppression of all fires in the rural area. (The rural area is defined as all lands outside of the Urban Fire Districts and lands administered by the Department of Conservation.)

Rural Fire Plan

Rural Fire Plan 2016-2018 (pdf, 1.2mb) sets out how the Thames Valley Rural Fire Authority addresses its statutory obligations, roles and responsibilities to overcome or reduce the effects of any fire within its rural district.

Contact

For any enquiries about rural fire in the Matamata-Piako District, contact:

Mike van Bysterveldt
Deputy Principal Rural Fire Officer
Ph 07 884 0060 work
Mobile 0274 993 427
Email mvanb@mpdc.govt.nz

Paul Shaw
Principal Rural Fire Officer
Ph 07 868 9590 work
Mobile 027 284 8636
Email paul@cdthames.org.nz