Published: 23 Jan 2020
A Restricted Fire Season is declared from midnight Thursday 23 January 2020 in the whole area of the Mid-South Canterbury rural fire district between the Rakaia River and the Waitaki River, sea to the Alps.
A permit is required to light a fire in open air in the following areas:
- High Country zones
- Ashburton Coastal, Timaru Coastal and Waimate Coastal zones
- Geraldine and Waimate Forest zones
To apply for a permit online or check the season status in an area, please visit www.checkitsalright.nz or call 0800658628.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2021