Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Topic # 113324 13-Jan-2013 21:30 Send private message

Just wanting to know if its legal to have Bonfires on Auckland beaches? North Shore beaches specifically.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic
16665 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1471

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 744248 13-Jan-2013 21:31 Send private message

Yes




250 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

  Reply # 744252 13-Jan-2013 21:37 Send private message

Open fires on Auckland beaches are illegal, as per latest Auckland Council website information.




Michael Skyrme - Instrumentation & Controls

478 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 46


  Reply # 744254 13-Jan-2013 21:37 Send private message


20112 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1692

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 744259 13-Jan-2013 21:43 Send private message

Depends when you're having it. In virtually all parts of NZ open fires are prohibited during the fire serason (ie Summer).

1214 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 88

Subscriber

  Reply # 744408 14-Jan-2013 10:56 Send private message

I believe it's illegal to have an open fire on the beach - particularly if some of the fuel is a boat belonging to a nearby resident.




Handsome Dan Has Spoken.

www.hinve.st
914 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 47

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 744458 14-Jan-2013 12:05 Send private message

Sounds like you would be able to take a brazier to the beach...



Outdoor cooking and heating

Outdoor fires for heating or cooking like:
hangis or
brazier fires
are allowed in the Auckland Rural Fire District, excluding Hauraki Gulf Islands if used in a safe and considerate manner, when basic prevention measures are adhered to. These must be in conditions where any smoke, ash or other discharge to air is not noxious and does not create a nuisance to neighbours.


Cheers,
Joseph

3bit.com
5901 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 202

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 744477 14-Jan-2013 12:43 Send private message

johnr: Yes


Swing and a miss there John. Swing and a miss.




360 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 58


  Reply # 744818 14-Jan-2013 23:08 Send private message

What if you were from Dunedin and you brought your own sofa? Smile

616 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 24

Trusted

  Reply # 744819 14-Jan-2013 23:11 Send private message

johnr: Yes


Your bad!


1409 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 299


  Reply # 745323 15-Jan-2013 21:09 Send private message

It does say that outdoor fires are allowed for cooking - so maybe try to sizzle a couple of sausages on it and claim it's a large cooking fire? :-)

7453 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 970

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 745339 15-Jan-2013 21:36 Send private message

Handsomedan: I believe it's illegal to have an open fire on the beach - particularly if some of the fuel is a boat belonging to a nearby resident.


Damnit, best LOL of 2013 so far for me! Well played sir!

Reminds me of this: 

Rabidplaybunny87: Okay, so my neighbors officially hate me
GarbageStan23: why?
Rabidplaybunny87: Well, me, david and andrew were having a bonfire in the backyard, and we were making s'mores and all... and suddenly we here sirens, and see a firetruck turn into the street in front of us.
Rabidplaybunny87: So we all went running to see what was up, and our neigbor's house was on fire!
GarbageStan23: oh sht!
Rabidplaybunny87: Yeah, and when we got there, the wife was crying into her husbands arms, and we were just kinda standing there, and then she saw us, and then like for 10 seconds, gave us the dirtiest look ever
Rabidplaybunny87: Turns out, we were still holding our sticks with marshmallows on it, watching the fire....
Rabidplaybunny87: talk about bad timing...

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by mdooher on 28-Nov-2014 18:57 (79 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by Demeter on 28-Nov-2014 08:59 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Seen any good Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals?
Created by Jaxson, last reply by ckc on 28-Nov-2014 15:08 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by richms on 28-Nov-2014 17:57 (153 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by benokobi on 29-Nov-2014 00:31 (56 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Do Chorus Still Fit ADSL to Rural Cabinets?
Created by TLD, last reply by TLD on 28-Nov-2014 21:56 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


What the hell MyRepublic!?
Created by gished, last reply by pohutukawa on 28-Nov-2014 17:45 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.