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
Naumi Hotels Queenstown Pty Limited The Central Private Hotel by Naumi Hotels 4 Sydney Street, Queenstown Hotel Renewal & Variation On 16/08/2024

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The Church at Gibbston Limited The Church Cellar Door and Cafe 2323 Gibbston Highway, Queenstown Tavern Renewal On & Off 14/08/2024

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Provisions of Arrowtown 2023 Limited Provisions of Arrowtown  65 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown Restaurant/Cafe Renewal On  09/08/2024

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Lylo Operations NZ Limited Lylo & Miss Lucy's 47 Camp Street, Queenstown Backpacker Accommodation Variation On 05/08/2024

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Hawea Community Centre Incorporated Lake Hawea Community Centre 28 Myra Street, Lake Hawea Community Centre Renewal Club  26/07/2024

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Airspresso Queenstown Limited Airspresso Queenstown Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton, Queenstown Restaurant/Cafe Renewal On 24/07/2024

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Pro-Invest NZ Hotel Operating 1 Limited Holiday Inn Express and Suites Limited 25 Sydney Street, Queenstown Hotel Renewal On 24/07/2024

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Drift Bay Distilling Co Limited Drift Gin 6 Scenic Drive, Drift Bay, Queenstown Remote Sales Renewal Off 22/07/2024

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Stepps Limited

Exchange Bar 13/3 Camp Street, Queenstown Tavern New On 17/07/2024

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Fresh Ettz Limited

Raeward Fresh Queenstown 53 Robins Road, Queenstown

Grocery Store

Renewal Off 16/07/2024

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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.