Open Fire Season
The current fire season is: Open
This means you can light fires in the open air without a permit
Any fire you light is your responsibility...
If you wish to know the current fire danger and the fire season in your area visit www.fireandemergency.nz or contact your local Fire and Emergency New Zealand office.
Note - any person who lights a fire during a Restricted or Prohibited fire season without a permit or in breach of the permit conditions is liable for conviction to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or a fine not exceeing $300,000, or both.