Northland mayors have voted against a ban on private fireworks but the people they represent may back the idea if their feedback is sought.

Kaipara Mayor Jason Smith, Far North Mayor John Carter and Whangārei Mayor Sheryl Mai were at the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) conference in Wellington where the voting took place after a remit by Auckland councillor Cathy Casey.

Despite the Northland mayors' opposition to the ban, Casey's remit received 64 per cent support and a recommendation will now be forwarded by LGNZ to the Government for a ban to be put in place.

Casey said private

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