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Fires on the beach

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Fires may be lit between 5am and 11pm on the coastal beach. Coastal beach is any beach from and including Mauao, Mount Maunganui Main Beach to the Kaituna River. All fires must be below the high tide mark, be less than one metre in diameter and must be under supervision at all times.

The person lighting the fire must ensure there is some form of extinguishment available and the fire must be extinguished with water before leaving it. All litter and dangerous debris must be removed.

Fires on the beach are not permitted during any period where fires are prohibited under Clause 3.1 of the Fire Prevention (Urban Fire District) Bylaw 2010 or subsequent amendments.

Last Reviewed: 28/04/2017