PROHIBITED FIRE SEASON STARTS 15 FEB 2019

Notice from Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Notice is given under section 56(1)(b) of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 that a Prohibited Fire Season has been declared from

0800 FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2019

Includes all urban, rural and coastal areas of the Wairarapa region including DOC land until revoked or amended by Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Any fire permits issued during a Prohibited Fire Season are suspended from the date on this notice.

You commit an offence if you knowingly or recklessly light, or allow another person to light, a fire in open air in an area that is in a Prohibited Fire Season unless under a special permit issued by Fire and Emergency New Zealand and in accordance with any conditions of the permit.

Nick Pyatt

Principal Rural Officer

Wairarapa/Tararua District

To check the season status in an area please visit www.checkitsalright.nz or call 0800 658 628.

Further information about fire seasons is available in www.fireandemergency.nz.

South Wairarapa District Council