Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 that the Wairarapa Rural Fire District REVOKES the previously imposed Restricted Fire Season and declares an OPEN FIRE SEASON across the whole of the Wairarapa Rural Fire District.

The Wairarapa Rural Fire District and our firefighters thank the public for your co-operation throughout the Restricted Fire Season.  Please continue to be careful when using fire.

This notice takes effect immediately and applies to all the rural area of the Wairarapa.

For all FIRE EMERGENCIES PHONE 111 and quote your name, address and rural property number.

For further information on rural fire matters contact the Wairarapa Rural Fire District, phone 06 370 9557, the Duty Officer phone 027 224 2247, or go to our website