Change of fire season for Ashburton District

The current restricted fire season for the Ashburton District will change to an open fire season from midnight Wednesday 27 January 2016 until further notice. This notice does not apply to any public conservation land and any fire safety margins associated with such land.

Restrictions may be re-imposed at a later date if conditions require. Lighting a fire without complying with the required conditions at all times may result in prosecution.

This notice is made under section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977.

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