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Outdoor burning

To check the current fire season status and to request a fire permit, if needed - go to Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) website(external link)

This is a nationwide change, FENZ are the only ones who issue fire permits. 

Fire danger

If there's immediate danger to people or property - dial 111

Nuisance - smoke, odour or potential fire hazard

For smoke or odour nuisance from outdoor burning. Try talking to the person as they way be unaware they're causing a problem. Otherwise contact us 

All other fire or smoke related issues or potential fire hazards  contact FENZ(external link) 

Fire weather data

Check our district's fire weather data at Fire Weather Niwa(external link)