Just because a wood burner was complied at time of fitting does not mean it is still allowed to be used. Your council can help find out if you’re good for use or not.

Nelson properties check here – http://nelson.govt.nz/environment/air-quality/burn-bright/burners-for-beginners/

Richmond properties check here – http://www.tasman.govt.nz/tasman/projects/environmental-projects/richmond-airshed-project/#property-requirements