Liquor licensing

Massive response to DCC alcohol plan

Massive response to DCC alcohol plan

Plans to bring forward the 4am closing time of Dunedin bars have sparked the highest number of submissions to the Dunedin City Council for any issue in years.

Opposition to bar changes growing

Opposition to bar changes growing

The Dunedin City Council has a fight on its hands over proposed changes to the city's alcohol laws, with more than 4000 supporting a campaign opposing them.

4am World Cup TV in city bar opposed

4am World Cup TV in city bar opposed

A Dunedin bar's plans to screen Fifa World Cup matches later this year could be derailed by concerns the venue could attract early-morning drinkers ''like moths to the flame''.

Liquor licensing training under way

Liquor licensing training under way

Dunedin's new liquor licensing decision-makers start their training today, headed by a former city councillor.

Easy liquor licences not a good look

The increasing number of liquor licences granted in Queenstown is tarnishing the resort town's image, a report released this morning says.

Underage sales see Super Liquor licence suspensions

Underage sales see Super Liquor licence suspensions

Super Liquor stores in Dunedin and Mosgiel were temporarily closed recently by the Liquor Licensing Authority after staff sold alcohol to a 16-year-old girl.

Alcohol Reform Bill through faster

Alcohol Reform Bill through faster

A last-minute change in Parliament will have the Alcohol Reform Bill put through its third and final reading next month, bringing forward likely requirements for Dunedin bar owners to pay higher fees.

Three liquor shops make sales to boy

Three Invercargill premises operated by the local licensing trust sold alcohol to a 16-year-old boy during part of a controlled-purchase operation on Friday night.

Bill lifts bar for licensees

Bill lifts bar for licensees

The Government's proposed Alcohol Reform Bill was "very much stronger" than current legislation and could make life "quite uncertain" for licensees, former Liquor Licensing Authority Judge Bill Unwin said in Queenstown yesterday.

Liquor licence forfeited; restaurant ban

A Cromwell restaurant owner last year convicted of indecently assaulting two former employees and offering to supply cannabis to a person under the age of 18 at one of his restaurants will lose his liquor licence and his ability to enter his restaurants during business hours.

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