Light an outdoor fire

If you want to light an outdoor fire, check if you need a fire permit. From 1 March 2018, Fire and Emergency New Zealand issues fire permits in Wellington.

To find out more and apply for a fire permit, visit their website or call 0800 658 628.

We are responsible for responding to smoke nuisance incidents in Wellington. If you have a complaint about a smoke nuisance, please get in touch with our Contact Centre by email or phone 499 4444.