If, as part of your event, you are planning to have an open fire, bonfire, hāngi, umu, brazier or fireworks, you may need a permit from Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
NELSON REGIONAL FIRE SERVICE
All areas of Nelson City are covered by Nelson Tasman Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Information on fires in the rural area of Nelson, including restrictions and fire permits, is handled by Nelson Tasman Fire and Emergency New Zealand Principal Rural Fire Officer / Deputy Principal Rural Fire Officers, +64 3 544 2441.
For more information visit the Fire and Emergency website.
IN CASE OF A FIRE EMERGENCY DIAL 111 IMMEDIATELY
If you are planning to have fireworks as part of your event, you should include them as part of your Noise Consent application.
You should use a fully qualified pyrotechnics expert. They will submit an application to the fire service and air traffic control as part of their responsibility. Depending on your location and the time of year, the fire service may put some restrictions on your display that you will need to monitor on the day.
For more information visit the Nelson City Council Fire Permits webpage.