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5. What happens next

Your application will be reviewed by:

  • New Zealand Police
  • Auckland Regional Public Health Service
  • one of our alcohol licensing inspectors.

District licensing committee makes the decision

We will forward your application to the District Licensing Committee who will make the final decision.

If your application is approved, we will get your special licence to you. If declined, you will not receive a refund.

We will let you know if NZ Police or Auckland Regional Public Health Service oppose your application.

We will contact you with the decision before your event. If there are any issues we will let you know.

See Food stalls and fundraising for information on other licences you may need.