Fire permits are required for all fires on Public Conservation Land other than for an approved campground fire or a fire lit for cooking or warmth. Apply for a Fire Permit (external link)

Fires that do not require a fire permit in a Restricted Fire Season include:

  • Gas cooker or gas barbeque
  • Cultural (hangi, umu)

The Restricted Fire Season begins on the second Monday of January, unless weather conditions trigger the season earlier.

Waitomo Fire and Emergency 
Queen St,
Te Kuiti
07 878 0800
www.waitomo.govt.nz (external link)
0800 658 628