Fire and Emergency Declares Open Fire Season

Date: 28/03/2019
Source: Fire and Emergency New Zealand


Fire and Emergency New Zealand revokes the restricted fire season in the following areas, which are now [from midnight tonight] in an open fire season:

Those lands encompassed by the Hurunui, Waimakariri and Selwyn District Councils.

The revocation of the restricted fire season and the change to an open fire season is effective from midnight Friday the 29th March 2019.

An open fire season allows fires to be lit in the open air, without a fire permit.

To check the season status for your location please visit or call 0800 658 628