Check it's alright before you light

Publish Date : 29 Nov 2018

What have you got planned for the festive season, are you travelling or staying at home? 

Whatever your plans, where ever you are, please help keep our resources and people safe by making sure you check it’s alright before you light!

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The Fire Season for the Auckland region is changing on Saturday 1 December at 8am.

The Auckland region will be operating in two different zones:

  • The mainland will be in a Restricted Fire Season – Fire by Permit Only
  • All the islands of the Hauraki Gulf will be in a Prohibited Fire Season [Total Fire Ban]

All permit enquiries need to go through

If you have any questions, contact Fire and Emergency on 0800 658 628 or email

For further information please visit

No fire permits will be issued during the Christmas period (from 20th December until 8th January 2019) so please plan ahead.

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