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Alcohol Application Public Notices
Ngā pānui tūmatanui
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|
|Jacks Point Restaurant Limited||Jacks Point Restaurant||94 McAdam Drive, Jacks Point||Tavern||Renewal On and Off||03/11/2023||Click here|
|Caribe Limited||Caribe Latin Kitchen||36 Ballarat Street, Queenstown||Restaurant||New On||01/11/2023||Click here|
|Upper Village Holdings Limited||The Bavarian||Tenancy 7, 35 Brecon Street, Queenstown||Restaurant||New On||31/10/2023||Click here|
|DSL Hospitality Limited||The Farmhouse||23-25 Jack Hanley Drive, Hanleys Farm||Restaurant||New On||27/10/2023||Click here|
|Giovi Fine Food Limited||Farelli's by Giovi||Steamer Wharf, 88 Beach Street, Queenstown||Restaurant||Variation On||26/10/2023||Click here|
|Wanaka Bullock Bar 2015 Limited||Bullock Bar||71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka||Tavern / Restaurant||Renewal On||25/10/2023||Click here|
|Freshlink Marketplace limited||Freshlink Grocer||82 Anderson Road, Wanaka||Grocery Store||New Off||24/10/2023||Click here|
|Garageworks Five Mile QT Limited||Joe's Garage at Five Mile||Building 8, Tenancy 3, 36 Grant Road, Frankton||Restaurant||Renewal On||24/10/2023||Click here|
|TDC Queenstown Limited||Bendix Stables||28 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown||Tavern||Renewal On||24/10/2023||Click here|
|Mt Rosa Lodge and Vineyard||Mt Rosa Lodge and Vineyard||55E Gibbston Back Road, Gibbston, Queenstown||Cellar Door||New Off||20/10/2023||Click here|
|Dropping Inn Limited||Hello Ranger||3 NorthLake Drive, Wanaka||Restaurant||Renewal On||20/10/2023||Click here|
|CPHotels Limited||Mercure Resort Limited||21 Sainsbury Road, Fernhill, Queenstown||Hotel||Renewal On||20/10/2023||Click here|
|DFS New Zealand Limited||T Galleria Queenstown||O'Connell's Shopping Centre, 30 Camp Street, Queenstown||Bottle Store||Renewal Off||20/10/2023||Click here|
|Thai Arrow Limited||Arrow Thai Food||27 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown||Restaurant||Renewal On||14/09/2023||Click here|
|The Winery New Zealand Limited||The Winery (Arrowtown)||27 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown||Tavern||Renewal On & Off||13/10/2023||Click here|
|Matakauri Lodge Limited||Matakauri Lodge||Farrycroft Row, 569 Glenorchy-Queenstown Road||Hotel||Renewal On||12/10/2023||Click here|
|Dhesi Holdings Limited||Super Liquor Shotover||Tenancy 4, 72 Shotover Street, Queenstown||Bottle Store||Renewal Off||12/10/2023||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.
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.
Have your say on alcohol licence applications
There are a number of ways you can input into the alcohol licensing process.
Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012
Read the legislation that controls the sale and supply of alcohol across New Zealand.
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