Restricted Fire Season in place from 8 am Monday 14 January 2019.
A restricted fire season is now in place throughout the Masterton District. All fires now require permits. This also includes Fireworks and Chinese Lanterns.
A permit is required to light a fire in open air in urban and rural areas.
See the Check it’s Alright website for types of fire which have been authorised as not being fires in open air and do not need a permit.
ALL fire permits, urban and rural, can be applied for by visiting Fire and Emergency NZ or by calling 0800 658 628
If you are affected by a neighbouring fire causing smoke nuisance and the smoke smells toxic, or you know the fire contains plastic, rubber, treated wood or other hazardous materials please phone Greater Wellington Regional Council Environmental Hotline on 0800 496 734.