Please be advised all fire permits issued in Kaikoura have been suspended effective immediately under Regulation 10  of the Fire and Emergency (Fire Permits) Regulations 2017.

This has been imposed due to the fire risk and for the purpose of fire control due to a reduced response capability with the fire in Nelson and the elevated fire danger in Marlborough.

This is not a total fire ban, just a suspension of permits.

All of Marlborough is now in a total fire ban effective immediately, this includes both rural and urban areas including Public Conservation Land.

The only fires allowed are those that are covered under the Authorised fire types.

Fire and Emergency 
4 Wither Road
0800 658 628 (external link)