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Canterbury Regulations for Solid Fuel Burners

  • <1g/kg of emissions
  • >65% efficiency

From 1 April 2010, the use of open fires and woodburner older than 15 years in Christchurch are banned from 1 April to 30 September each year.

Homes without an open fire, woodburner or other solid fuel burner (including new homes) as of 31 December 2002, cannot install an open fire or any new woodburner (excludes Ashburton).

The use of open fires without a resource consent will be banned in Kaiapoi from May 2010.

All Other Areas

  • 1g/kg of emissions
  • >65% efficiency

Properties greater than 2ha, untested wood burners and multi-fuels permitted (except in zones 2).

Whilst every effort has been made to provide correct information as to the Clean Air Rules before making any purchase a purchaser should make their own inquiry of the relevant authority and Pyro Fires Ltd accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any error in or any omission from the information supplied.

Click HERE for Pyro Fires dealers in Canterbury. 

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