All fires are prohibited in Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu according to Fire and Emergency New Zealand. A prohibited fire season means no fires are permitted as the fire danger is too high.
All fire permits have been cancelled as of 8am, Friday 7 February 2020.
NO FIRES are permitted unless it is an approved fire type (for cooking purposes).
Visit http://www.checkitsalright.nz to see which fires are allowed during this time.
Please take care when doing anything that could create sparks.