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District Licensing Committees

Auckland Council, as required by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, has established District Licensing Committees.

​What the District Licensing Committee does

The committees consider and grant or renew applications for licences and manager’s certificates.

See a schedule of District Licensing Committee hearings.

How the District Licensing Committee makes its decisions

Our practice and guidance notes will help you understand the District Licensing Committee's approach on the Sale of Supply and Alcohol Act 2012.

The notes cover various topics that may apply to your application for a licence or manager’s certificate.

District Licensing Committee panel members

Each licensing committee has three members, including a chairperson.  


Panel members

Katia Fraser Gavin Campbell
Gavin Campbell Hannah Cheeseman
Hannah Cheeseman Marguerite Delbet
Marguerite Delbet Katia Fraser
Michael Goudie FaAfuhia Fia
​Debbie Burrows Nick Ravaji
Lisa Whyte Michael Goudie
John Robinson
Richard Pamatatau
Viraj Sheth
Tim Tahapehi
Wilson Young
Debbie Burrows​
​Lisa Whyte

Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA) annual reports

ARLA is the new body for reviewing any licence appeals and ruling on enforcement proceedings.

ARLA produces an annual report each year. The 2016 and 2017 reports refer to attachments that are available upon request. 

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