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Kaiaua Coast Disaster Relief Fund

This fund has been established to assist Kaiaua Coast residents known to be most affected by the coastal flooding in January 2018

Service Request Online

Do you have a Council related problem that requires attention?

Visit our public pools

Hauraki Pools are now open. Come on down for a swim!


View our latest job vacancy: Design Engineer

Kerbside Collections

Week 1 begins Monday 15 January 2018

19/12/2017 3:00pm
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 www.checkitsalright.nz

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 www.checkitsalright.nz for more information about Fires and Permits