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Alcohol Application Public Notices

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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
General Distributors Limited Countdown Queenstown 30 Grant Road, Frankton Supermarket Renewal Off 17/10/2022 Click here
The Art of Gin Limited Limited Label 4/70 Glenda Drive, Frankton Remote Seller Renewal Off 17/10/2022 Click here
Air New Zealand Limited Air New Zealand Lounge First Floor, Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton Other Premises Renewal On 14/10/2022 Click here
Wakatipu Star Limited The Lone Star Cafe and Bar Queenstown 14 Brecon Street, Queenstown Tavern Renewal On 14/10/2022 Click here
Flying Trestles Catering Limited Flying Trestles Catering 9 McBride Street, Frankton Caterer Renewal On 14/10/2022 Click here
Maritime Hospitality Limited White & Wong's and Sardine Bar 59 Beach Street, Queenstown Restaurant and Bar Renewal & Variation On 12/10/2022 Click here
Glen Dene Holdings Limited The Camp 1208 Makarora-Lake Hawea Road, Lake Hawea Hotel Renewal On & Off 12/10/2022 Click here
Henrys Queenstown Limited Henrys Queenstown 8-10 Shotover Street, Queenstown Bottle Store Renewal Off  11/10/2022 Click here
Daebak 2015 Limited Tham Nak Thai Remarkables Park Shop 101, Building 6, Remarkables Park, 12 Hawthorne Drive, Frankton, Queenstown Restaurant New On 10/10/2022 Click here
Dropping Inn Limited Urban Grind 72 Ardmore Street, Wanaka Restaurant Renewal On 10/10/2022 Click here
Three Cacti Limited Odd Saint 1 Earl Street, Queenstown Restaurant  New On  10/10/2022 Click here
Cardrona Valley General Store Limited Cardrona Valley General Store 2303 Cardrona Valley Road, RD2, Cardrona Other Premises Renewal and Variation Off 07/10/2022 Click here
Wanaka Provisioning Limited Wanaka Provisioning  2 Hunter Crescent, Wanaka Remote Seller New Off 06/10/2022 Click here
Worldmark by Wyndham (NZ) Limited Club Wyndham Wanaka 109 Mount Aspiring Road, Wanaka Hotel Renewal On 03/10/2022 Click here
Balls and Bangles Limited Balls and Bangles 62 Shotover Street, Queenstown Restaurant Renewal On 30/09/2022 Click here
HWB Limited Gents Barbershop 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown Barber Renewal ON 29/09/2022 Click here
Ayrburn Wines Online Limited Ayrburn Wines Ayr Avenue, Arrowtown, 9371 (Lot 4 DP 540788) Remote Seller New Off 28/09/2022 Click here
DFS New Zealand Limited T Galleria Queenstown O'Connell's Pavilion, 30 Beach Street, Queenstown Duty Free Store New Off 28/09/2022 Click here
Perkys Limited Perkys Butson/ Lapsley Jetty, Queenstown Tavern Renewal On 23/09/2022 Click here
Kinross Trading Post Limited Kinross Cottages & Wine Merchant 2300 Gibbston Highway. Gibbston 9731 Cellar door/ Hotel Renewal & Variation On & Off 23/09/2022 Click here

 

Requirements for new alcohol licence applications

Applications for alcohol licences (new, renewal and variations) need to be publicly notified.

The public notices for all applications in the Queenstown Lakes District are published online above.

Since 1 September 2020, public notices are no longer published in local newspapers. This means that you will need to visit the page linked above to see if there’s an application that interests you.

Members of the public can object to an application for an alcohol licence if they have an interest in the application that would be considered greater than the general public. Any objections must be made within 15 working days* of the public notice being published.

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.

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.

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

*Working day

In accordance with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 interpretation, 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, 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.

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