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Alcohol licence

Businesses can use this form to apply for or renew an alcohol licence (on-licence, off-licence, club licence or special licence) from their local council.

Current providers:

Food business registration

Businesses can use this form to register a new food business or renew a registration if their food business will operate under:

Current providers:

Importing and exporting

Apply for a deferred payment account

Importers can use this form to apply for an account with NZ Customs that allows them to defer payment of customs charges for up to 7 weeks, and settle a month's transactions with a single payment.

Deferred accounts for importers(external link) — New Zealand Customs

Services coming soon


Outdoor dining application

Hospitality businesses can use this form to apply for permission to have an outdoor dining or entertainment area. This permission can also be linked to an alcohol licence, allowing businesses to serve alcohol outside.

Trade waste application

Hospitality businesses need a trade waste consent to discharge oil, grease or other liquid waste in larger than domestic quantities into the Council sewer.

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Last updated: 27 May 2022