Fire Season Information

From 1 July 2018, all fire permits for the Ōtorohanga District will be administered by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).​


3 February 2021 - restricted fire season declared by FENZ


Phone: 0800 658 628

email: [email protected]


To check if a permit is required, please visit


Please go to the Check it’s alright web site, if you wish to see the surrounding districts fire season status


For Status Definitions for  Open, Restricted, Prohibited go to


If you're interested in seeing what the fire weather is in our area, visit the Fire and Emergency New Zealand fire weather website.