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Christchurch fire restrictions now in force

1 November 2006

Christchurch fire restrictions now in force

For the period of 1 November 2006 until 28 February 2007, under the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977, a restricted fire season has been imposed by the Christchurch City Council over the rural area for which the Council is the Fire Authority.

As well, under the Christchurch City Fires Bylaw 2006, fires in the open air are prohibited for the same time period.

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