Fire permits are required for all fires, including 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 are:
Any fire with a fully enclosed firebox such as outside burners, pizza ovens, solid fuel fire, hot tubs etc.
Braziers with a tray to catch falling embers
All must have at least 2m clearance from dry material
Incinerator – which incorporates a chimney and a spark arrestor
No fires are allowed in the open except for gas-fired BBQ's. Any existing fire permits are automatically cancelled.
Marlborough Kaikoura Fire and Emergency
c/-15 Seymour Street
03 520 7400
www.marlborough.govt.nz (external link)
www.mkrfa.com (external link)