To check the current fire season status and to request a fire permit, if needed - please visit Fire Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) website www.checkitsalright.nz(external link)
This is a nationwide change, FENZ are the only ones who issue fire permits.
Fire danger or complaints
If there's immediate danger to people or property - ring 111
Any smoke or odour nuisance from burning - ring 111
Fire weather data
Check the district's fire weather data on Fire and Emergency New Zealand website(external link)