Far North

Fires that do not require a fire permit in a Restricted Fire Season are: 

  • Incinerator designed to ensure combustible material (sparks, embers, partly burnt paper material) cannot escape, i.e:
    • The incinerator must incorporate a chimney
    • The chimney must include fine wire mesh (which is replaced annually, as it will burn out)
    • The incinerator must have a solid lid that completely covers the top of the incinerator
  • Barbeque
  • Gas Cooker
  • Traditional cooking fire (hangi, umu)
  • Chiminea or outdoor oven

For more information on fire permits in this area, please visit:  havingafire.org.nz (external link)

Note: You may live in a Northland Regional Council Air Quality area. This means you may breach their regulations if you have a fire, even if you have a Fire and Emergency fire permit. Please refer to their website (external link) or call 0800 002 004.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand 
09 401 0723
Please note that phones are monitored from 9am to 4pm weekdays.