Welcome to the
Waimea Rural Fire Authority
Current Regional Fire Danger : Low
Fire permits are being issued through to the 31st August.
A Reminder for TDC Restricted fire areas - no burning in the months June, July & Aug due to smoke pollution. To see if you are in a restricted area go to Navigate to TDC Fire Sensitive Maps then click on Discharges and Fire Ban / Sensitive areas.
The Nelson Tasman region consists of a land area that
is over 1 Million Hectares.
Land use ranges from conservation National Parks,
vast commercial forestry areas, horticulture
including tree & pip fruit
industry, sheep beef & dairy farming to lifestyle properties.
environment consists of varying degrees of fire risk & hazard, which as proven
need focused fire management. The fire management needs of
this diverse environment are as
diverse as the environment itself ranging from
the forestry harvesting operations undertaken in
the steep back country to the
lifestyle farmer. Fire management within this environment is divided
the following areas: Reduction, Readiness, Response & Recovery.
To contact RFN: phone 5442441, FAX 5442651 or Email email@example.com