From 1 July 2018, all fire permits for the Ōtorohanga District will be administered by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).
4 February 2020 - Prohibited Fire Season declared by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (total fire ban).
27 January 2020: Restricted Fire Season declared by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (permit required).
Phone: 0800 658 628
To check if a permit is required, please visit http://checkitsalright.nz/
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.