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At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

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1. What you need to apply for an alcohol temporary authority

  • ​A completed copy of the application form.
  • A copy of the sale and purchase agreement or lease agreement.
  • A copy of the existing licence.
  • Details of your duty managers and copies of their managers' certificates.
  • A letter of authorisation for the consultant, if you are using a licensing consultant.

You should know

For an on-licence business site, you will need to supply food for customers. This means that you will also need to transfer the existing food business registration.