Please refer to the list of previously approved burners to check if a burner older than 15 years old can continue to be used in Christchurch, Kaiapoi, Rangiora or Ashburton.
View the woodburner authorisation form | Find out your existing woodburner's age
For further information, please contact Customer Services.
The Microsoft Word file can be downloaded to your local machine and filled-out off-line. It will, however, need to be printed and signed and returned to us here at Environment Canterbury via normal post. Our postal details are available here. The PDF file can be downloaded, printed, then filled-out, signed and returned by normal post.
The following PDF files outline some changes made to the woodburner authorisation process and give guidance on this to manufacturers and distributors:
Enclosed Burner Authorisation Procedures (pdf 363 kB)
Authorisation Procedure for Functionally Equivalent Methods (pdf 495 kB)
Have a look here for information on Installation, registration, maintenance and use of domestic solid fuel burners. To register your woodburner click here