Wairarapa Rural Fire District - Open Fire Season
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the Forest
and Rural Fires Act, 1977, that the Wairarapa Rural Fire
District REVOKES the previously imposed Restricted Fire Season
and declares an OPEN FIRE SEASON across the whole of the
Wairarapa Rural Fire District, apart from the Wiltons Road Peat
Swamp, which will continue under a Restricted Fire Season. A
Fire Permit is still required to light any fire within the
Wiltons Road Peat Swamp.
The prohibited fire season for the following Department of
Conservation camp grounds within the Wairarapa Rural Fire
district will stay in force for 365 days of the year;
Kiriwhakapapa camp ground, Kiriwhakapapa Road
Waiohine camp ground, 926 Waiohine Gorge Road
Bucks Road camp ground, Featherston
Corner Creek camp ground, Rimutaka State Forest Park
Pinnacles camp ground, Cape Palliser Road
Failure to comply with this Notice constitutes an offence under
Section 61 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act, 1977. NO FIRES MAY
BE LIT IN THE OPEN AIR during the Prohibited Fire Season.
This notice takes effect immediately and applies to all the
rural area of the Wairarapa.
For all FIRE EMERGENCIES PHONE 111 and quote your name, address
and rural property number.
For further information on rural fire matters contact the
Wairarapa Rural Fire District, phone 06 370 9557 or the Duty
Officer phone 027 224 2247.
24 March 2015