Fire season status

Fire and Emergency New Zealand have changed the  Fire Season Status for the Waikato / Thames area.

These changes will take place on Monday 18th March 2018.

Rural Zones

All of the Rural Zones in the Waikato / Thames Valley Coromandel area will go from a Prohibited Fire Season to Restricted Fire Season (Fire Permit Required)

 

Urban Zones

The following Urban Zones will go from a Prohibited Fire Season to Restricted Fire Season (Fire Permit Required)

  • Hauraki
  • Matamata-Piako
  • Thames Valley Coromandel

 

Other Urban Zones will go from a Prohibited Fire Season to Open Fire Season (No Fire Permit Required)

  • Hamilton
  • Otorohanga
  • South Waikato
  • Waikato
  • Waipa
  • Waitomo

 

For fire authorise fire type and FAQs please go to the Check it alright web site.

http://checkitsalright.nz/

 

For Status Definitions for  Open, Restricted, Prohibited go to

http://urban.checkitsalright.nz/status-definitions/