Fire and Emergency NZ issues permits for fires in the open. They also set the fire season and fire bans.
Check their website to check it's alright to light a fire, go to the (FENZ) website(external link)
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)