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Alcohol licences and information

Forms, policy and ban areas

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Gisborne District Council administers the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 for the Gisborne district.    

Covid-19 Alert Level 2 Safe Practice Guidance for Food Service and Retail Businesses(external link)

Note: applications for special licence and new alcohol licences required for Christmas and New Year, must be lodged by mid November.


Alcohol license information  

Alcohol licence forms and fees

Local alcohol policy

Host responsibility 
Alcohol ban areas

Decisions of the District Licencing Committee are available on our website, on the meetings and agendas page under the month they were considered. 

District Licencing Committee decisions - search hearing meeting or report


Alcohol Control Bylaw


Local Alcohol Policy  

Gambling Venue Policy