Alcohol licences for summer events

If you are holding an event this summer that will require a special alcohol licence, make sure to plan ahead and apply as soon as possible or you risk missing out.

Applications need to be lodged at least 20 working days before the event is held (although exceptions may be made for unforeseen events, such as funerals). Note: working days do not include weekends, statutory holidays or any day from 20 December to 15 January (inclusive).

Special licence application deadlines

December 2018 event: submit your application by Friday, 2 November 2018.
January 2019 event: your submit application by Friday, 16 November 2018.
February 2019 event: your submit application by Friday 7 December 2018.

Poster, contact details

Download a poster with all the details
Phone: (03) 211 1777
Email: dlc@icc.govt.nz