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Permits required

From 20 December 2017 all open air fires must have a permit. To apply for a permit please contact us at Hauraki District Council on 07 862 8609 or 0800 734 834 or 

The use of a gas cooker or gas barbeque does not require a fire permit.

For more information see Fire permits and fire restrictions

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) will start exercising fire control powers, rather than councils, progressively through to 1 July 2018, as councils decide to revoke their fire control bylaws or bylaws expire. Until then fire permits for the Hauraki District can be applied for through Hauraki District Council providing the requirements meet the FENZ conditions. For more information see Fire and Emergency New Zealand website

Who do I call about a fire or smoke nuisance?
  • If there is a threat to life or property - CALL 111
  • If smoke is causing a safety concern e.g. smoke across the road - CALL 111
  • If you think there is a health hazard e.g. burning something toxic - CALL Council 07 862 8609 or 0800 734 834
For all other enquiries:

fireHauraki District excluding Kaiaua 
Permits and information

Robert Hood 
Deputy Principal Rural Fire Officer 
Waikato Rural 
027 5680906

Permits only
Owen MacDonald 
CFO Kaiaua Fire Force 
021 867499

Go to the Fire Emergency New Zealand website for more information about Fires and Permits