Changes to Councils Revenue and Finance Policy
Wairoa District Council is proposing significant changes to its Revenue and Financing Policy, and now wants feedback and input from you, the people of Wairoa. » read more
The public is advised that pursuant to Section 22(2) of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 the Wairoa District Council as a Fire Authority, hereby REVOKES the PROHIBITED FIRE SEASON imposed on Wairoa Rural Fire District and declares a RESTRICTED FIRE SEASONexcept for the Māhia, Opoutama, Māhanga, Nūhaka & Mōrere areas (to the district’s northern boundary on State Highway 2), and all beaches in the district which will remain in a PROHIBITED FIRE SEASON effective 0600, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. No person shall light a fire in the open air, including incinerators, without having first obtained a written fire permit from the Wairoa District Council. A permit to burn does not exempt the holder from responsibility for any damage caused by a permitted fire getting out of control. Allow three working days to process permits.
The above restrictions and prohibitions will remain in force until revoked by Council. All enquiries Telephone: 06 838 7309
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