Can I light a fire?
You must ensure that you do not cause a smoke or odour nuisance outside your boundary.
Fire restrictions and permits are managed by Fire and Emergency New Zealand NOT the regional council.
To find out if you can light a fire, or if there are fire restrictions in your area, go to the following websites:
Is it alright to light?
Need a permit? Check and apply
Reporting a smoke nuisance - or a fire
Concerned about smoke or a fire? Try talking to the person, they may be unaware they are causing a problem. If the problem continues call our 24/7 Environmental Hotline on 0800 504 639.
If you feel the fire is a danger, call 111 immediately