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New Zealand (except Auckland) is in Alert Level 2. Council offices and facilities are open, with social distancing and face coverings required. Click here for further details of Council services, including kerbside and Refuse Transfer Stations. If you are struggling to meet your costs, please call 0800 559 009 or click here for further details. Need to talk? 1737 is a free to call or text from any landline or mobile phone and is available 24/7. Youthline is free and available 24/7 to support our young people, call 0800 37 66 33.


Alcohol Licensing

Council is responsible for issuing and renewing On-licences, Off-licences, Club Licences, Managers Certificates and Special Licences under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

Alcohol Licensing


The Gambling Act 2003 required Council's to adopt a Class 4 Gambling Venue and Board Venue Policy for their district.

Gambling Venue Licenses