Selwyn is currently in a restricted fire season, meaning a permit is needed to light a fire in open air.

Find out what you need to do before you light a fire outdoors and whether you need a fire permit. This means there is a total ban on the lighting of any fires outside. Always ensure a reputable licensed operator is contracted for … Civil Defence is a system of mobilising the full resources of the community to cope with disasters. Fire permits and fireworks displays. Fire permits.

Fire prevention and fire safety | Fire and Emergency New Zealand Stay safe and reduce the risk of fire over summer. So outdoor burning’s contribution to pollution could be higher at times. A civil defence emergency is declared, usually by the Mayor, when a disaster is so large that normal emergency services (police, fire and ambulance) cannot cope adequately and the safety of the public is at risk.

UPDATE February 3 2020. Please be aware any fire permits issued during a … On July 1 2017 rural fire moved under the responsibility of the newly formed Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).

Crew leader of a three-man strike team, the Taupō deputy principal rural fire officer and strike team mates would go into town after work, wearing their Fire and Emergency New Zealand T-shirts. In some urban areas of New Zealand outdoor burning is prohibited because of these impacts.

To view the fire season status or apply for a fire permit visit: www.checkitsalright.nz. Taupō's restricted fire season is now in place, with a few new features. Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) have declared a Prohibited Fire Season for the entire Taupō District starting today.

The main change is that all fire permits are now issued by Fire and Emergency New Zealand.