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)
  • Brazier, chiminea, or outdoor oven

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
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