Pursuant to Section 22(2) of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 and the Fire Prevention Bylaw 2014, notice is hereby given that the lighting of fires in the open air within the Rangitikei District and all Department of Conservation land bordering the district.
RESTRICTED from Midnight Wednesday 26th February 2014 until further notice.
Permits are required for all fires in the open air except for:
• Barbecues lit in properly constructed containers and fuelled with gas or liquid fuel.
Permits will only be issued during normal office hours, after allowing sufficient time for an inspection to be made by a Rural Fire Officer.