Welcome to the
Waimea Rural Fire Authority
Current Regional Fire Danger : High
We are not currently issuing fire permits due to the High Fire Danger.
Issuing of permits will start up again once we have significant rain.
The smattering of showers we have had in some parts of the district in the last two days has not lowered the danger.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org