Outdoor burning

Smoke from outdoor burning pollutes the air and can cause serious health problems. 

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

See if you live in the Whangārei airshed boundary and if these rules apply to you.
Check the rules for burning trade or industrial waste in Northland.
Rules within Northland and alternatives for rural burning.
Before lighting any fires check if there is a fire ban or restriction in place.