4 Mar 2016

Outdoor fire ban in Hutt Valley

7:15 am on 4 March 2016

Outdoor fires are being banned throughout Hutt Valley because of the dry weather.

The ban comes into effect today, and will remain in force until further notice, in all rural and urban areas.

The ban covers incinerators, traditional cooking fires such as hangi, non-gas barbecues, camp fires and fireworks.

However, portable gas barbecues are allowed.