From 1 July 2018, all fire permits for the Otorohanga District are administered by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).
0800 658 628
To check if a permit is required, please visit www.checkitsalright.nz
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.
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)
The following Urban Zones will go from a Prohibited Fire Season to Restricted Fire Season (Fire Permit Required)
Other Urban Zones will go from a Prohibited Fire Season to Open Fire Season (No Fire Permit Required)
For fire authorise fire type and FAQs please go to the Check it alright web site.
For Status Definitions for Open, Restricted, Prohibited go to