A PROHIBITED FIRE SEASON is now in place for the CENTRAL ZONE this is including: -
Central Otago
• Ranfurly
• Alexandra
• Clyde
• Cromwell
• Naseby
• Omakau
• Naseby
Wanaka including
• Lake Hawea
• Luggate
Waitaki
• Kurow
• Otematata
• Omarama
Permitting
Any fire permits issued within the Central Zone during a restricted fire season are suspended from the start of the prohibited fire season.

OTAGO DISTRICT, FIRE AND EMERGENCY NEW ZEALAND


The Otago, Fire and Emergency New Zealand is responsible for ensuring the requirements of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 and the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Permits) Regulations 2017.

Our area of responsibility is the Otago Regional Boundaries (with a few exceptions).

If you’re in doubt contact us anyway and we can point you in the right direction.

"The safety of rural firefighters and firelighters is our highest priority. Know the restrictions and do your part to keep safe."