Welcome to the
Waimea Rural Fire Authority
Current Regional Fire Danger : Low
Permits can be issued through until the end of May.
Permit holders who are wanting to burn in the Fire Sensitive areas around the towns and villages of Tasman District are not able to do so during June, July and August due to smoke pollution rules.
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