2020-2021 Christmas / New Year deadlines for special alcohol licences

No longer on display. Expired on December 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

If you are planning to sell alcohol at an event or function, you must have a special licence from Whanganui District Council.

The application must be received 20 working days before the event.

If you are planning an event to be held over the 2020-2021 Christmas/New Year period, your application should have reached us no later than Sunday, 22 November 2020 to be processed and granted before Sunday, 20 December 2020.

During December and January working days do not include weekends, public holidays or the period from 20 December 2020 to 15 January 2021 inclusive. 

This means that special licence applications for Waitangi Day, 6 February 2020, must be received no later than Friday, 11 December 2020.

More alcohol licensing information is available here.


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