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If you plan to sell alcohol on your premises, or let people bring alcohol to drink on the premises while dining, you’ll need to apply for the appropriate licence. This is a requirement of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. You can’t sell alcohol without a licence.
Read the Wairarapa Local Alcohol Policy.
Apply for or Renew a Manager's Certificate
When alcohol is sold or supplied to the public on a licensed premises, a duty manager with a manager’s certificate must be on duty at all times.
Changes to Your Business (Variation of Conditions)
If you want to vary a condition of your existing licence, you can apply for a variation of conditions on your licence.
Object to an Alcohol Licence
Any person may object to the grant or renewal of a licence.
Renew your Alcohol License
Here are some useful guidelines for completing your application to renew your alcohol licence.
Special Licence for Events
You need a special licence if you are selling alcohol at an event or charging an entry fee or collecting donations where alcohol is being supplied.
Taking Over an Alcohol Premises (Temporary Authority)
If you are taking over a business that already has a current alcohol licence, you can apply for a temporary authority.