Restricted Fire Season Declared for South Taranaki
Monday, February 11, 2019
Fire and Emergency New Zealand declared a Restricted Fire Season from 8am on Monday 11 February in South Taranaki.
A permit is now required to light an open air fire. Go to www.checkitsalright.nz to apply for a permit.
- See www.checkitsalright.nz for types of fire which have been authorised as not being fires in open air and do not need a permit, or call 0800 658 628
- It is an offence if you knowingly or recklessly light, or allow another person to light, a fire in open air in an area that is in a Restricted Fire Season unless under a permit issued by Fire and Emergency New Zealand and in accordance with any conditions of the permit.
- Any fire permits issued during a restricted fire season are suspended if Fire and Emergency declares a prohibited fire season, or prohibits fire in open air, in the area.