12 February 2019
Fire and Emergency New Zealand have reviewed the Fire Danger levels for the Waikato grapefruit signs .
Please be aware Kawhia has a HIGH fire danger level.
A decision has been made to change the Fire Season Status in the Waikato Urban area to Restricted.
Effective date for declaring a Restricted Fire Season - 13th February 2019
Area(s) impacted by the change are as follows:
Because of the high fire danger levels the Thames / Coromandel district will remain in a Prohibited Fire Season
The Check it alright web site will be updated to the show a Restricted Fire season in the Waikato Urban area.
Please check the Check it alright web site for Urban and Rural fire seasons it may be different in your neighbouring area.