From 1 July 2018, all fire permits for the Otorohanga District are administered by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).
0800 658 628
To check if a permit is required, please visit www.checkitsalright.nz
Please note a change to the Fire Season Status for the Waikato / Thames area.
These changes will take place on Monday 8th April 2019.
Rural / Urban Zones
Rural and Urban Zones in the Waikato area will be going from a Restricted Fire Season to an Open Season Fire Season (No Fire Permit Required)
The Thames Valley Coromandel will remain in a Restricted Fire Season
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.