Wellington Rural Fire Authority call us on 04 237 9613 or in case of fire phone 111

Welcome to the Wellington Rural Fire Authority

We are an integrated organisation that provides effective and efficient management of fire in the Rural Fire District.

Fire Danger Levels

Regional map showing the current fire danger index across the WRFA district

Fire Season Status

Regional map showing the current fire danger level across the WRFA district

Online Fire Permit Application

Apply online for a permit to light a fire in a restricted fire season

News, Training & Events

Upcoming WRFA training and events as well as news and bulletins

Fire in our Landscape - Everyone's Responsibility  

This is where you will find information on how to protect yourself, family, neighbours and your business from the threat of rural wildfire.

Fire Season Status

Find out if a fire permit is required in your area

Fire Permit Application

Permit information, requirements and online application

Health & Safety

Incident, Hazard forms and other downloadable resources

The current Fire Danger Level is LOW
June 2017

Restricted Fire Season - the Wellington Rural Fire District is in a Restricted Fire Season.  A current fire permit is required to light any fires.   www.checkitsalright.nz

If you have a current permit and are lighting a fire, please call Fire Comms before you light your fire (04 8010812) and advise them of your fire permit number and when you will be burning.  Thank you.


The Wellington Rural Fire Authority are Innovation Award Winners