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Alcohol Application Public Notices

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Applications for alcohol licences are publicly notified below.

From 31 August 2023, anyone can object to an application for a licence, licence renewal, variation of licence conditions or special licence, with narrow exceptions for trade competitors and their surrogates. Objections must be received within 25 working days* of the notice being published.

Current Public Notices

The following table lists the currently notified alcohol licence applications.

Applicant / Licensee Trading Name Premises Address Nature of Business Application Type Last Date for Public Objection Full Public Notice

Broken Hearted Spirits Limited

Broken Hearted Spirits 3 Whitechapel Road, Arrow Junction, Queenstown Remote Sales Renewal Off 10/04/2024

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Mora Wines & Artisan Kitchen Limited

Mora Wines & Artisan Kitchen 265 Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Road, Lake Hayes Tavern Renewal On 08/04/2024

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Amisfield LP

Amisfield Restaurant & Cellar 10 Lake Hayes Road, Lake Hayes Tavern Renewal Off 08/04/2024

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The Headwaters Limited

Mrs Woolly's Pantry 62-64 Oban Street, Glenorchy Caterer New On 03/04/2024

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The Gate Limited

Super Liquor Wanaka  52 Reece Crescent, Wanaka  Bottle Store Renewal Off 03/04/2024

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Makarora Trading Company Limited

Wonderland Makarora Lodge 5944 Haast Pass - Makarora Road, Makarora Hotel Renewal On 02/04/2024

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Racecourse Road Holdings Limited Cinema Paradiso 70-78 Brownstone Street, Wanaka Cinema New On 28/03/2024

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Bruto Group Limited Francesca's Italian Kitchen 93 Ardmore Street, Wanaka Restaurant New On 27/03/2024

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Brecon Street Tavola Limited Bella Cucina 6 Brecon Street, Queenstown Restaurant Renewal On 20/03/2024

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Queenstown Life Store Company Limited Goku Shabu Shabu 49 Beach Street, Queenstown Restaurant Renewal On 19/03/2024

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Gantley's (1865) Limited Gantley's Tavern 172 Arthurs Point Road, Arthurs Point, Queenstown Tavern New On & Off 13/03/2024

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Cargo Brewing Company Limited Gantley's Tavern 172 Arthurs Point Road, Arthurs Point, Queenstown Tavern Renewal On & Off 13/03/2024

On-Licence

Off-Licence

The Bike Matrix Queenstown Limited Handlebar 209-211 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown Tavern New On & Off 08/03/2024 Click here
Wanaka Hospitality Limited  The Paddle & Pint 151 Ardmore Street, Wanaka Tavern New On 06/03/2024 Click here
Kingston Corner Limited Kingston Corner Shop 1 Kent Street, Kingston General Store / Grocery Renewal Off 06/03/2024 Click here
The Hills Golf Club Limited The Hills Golf Club and The Lodge at The Hills McDonnell Road, Arrowtown Hotel Renewal On 05/03/2024 Click here
Peregrine Wines Limited Peregrine Wines 2127 Gibbston Highway, RD 1, Gribbston Cellar Door Renewal Off 05/03/2024 Click here
Queenstown Returned & Services Association Incorporated Queenstown RSA 1 Memorial Street, Queenstown Club Renewal 05/03/2024 Click here
The Headwaters Limited The Headwaters Eco Lodge 34-42 Oban Street, Glenorchy Hotel New On 01/03/2024 Click here

 

Requirements for alcohol licence applications

Applications for premises alcohol licences (new, renewal or variation) need to be publicly notified. Public notices for all applications in the Queenstown Lakes district are published online above.

Licensees (‘applicants’) are also required to display a copy of the public notice at the front of the premises, so it can be viewed from the outside.

Anyone can object to an application for a licence, licence renewal, variation of licence conditions or special licence, with narrow exceptions for trade competitors and their surrogates. Any objections must be made within 25 working days* of the public notice being published.

Click here for useful information in regards to objecting to a licence, the process, and what to expect.

If you have a query about an application, a public notice, or the notification process, please contact the Alcohol Licensing Team on (03) 441 0499.

*Working day

In accordance with s.5 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, a working day means a day of the week other than—

(a)  a Saturday, a Sunday, Waitangi Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, the Sovereign's birthday, Te Rā Aro ki a Matariki/Matariki Observance Day and Labour Day; and

(b)  if Waitangi Day or Anzac Day falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the following Monday; and

(c)  a day in the period commencing on 20 December in any year and ending with 15 January in the following year.