Level 1 water restrictions are in place for Hāwea, Luggate and Arthurs Point. For more information on what this means, please visit our water restrictions webpage.

Alcohol-Free Areas In Public Places

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Find out about the alcohol-free areas that apply to certain public places in the Queenstown Lakes District.

Christmas and New Year Alcohol-Free Areas

Alcohol-free restrictions apply from 6.00am on 25 December through to 6.00am on 6 January the following year in Queenstown and Wānaka.

Alcohol-free areas are also in place from 6.00pm on 26 December to 6.00am on 6 January the following year in locations throughout Arrowtown, Frankton and Lake Hāwea.


Year round alcohol restrictions

Alcohol-free areas are in place in parts of Queenstown, Frankton, Arrowtown, Wānaka and Lake Hāwea from 6.00pm - 6.00am every day.


Crate Day Information

From 12.00am on Crate Day to 12.00am the following day for the public areas defined via the 'Alcohol-free areas maps' section on this page.


Alcohol-Free Areas in Public Places Bylaw 2018