Alcohol Licences Go directly to alcohol licence formsAbout the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 has replaced the Sale of Liquor Act 1989. It introduces a new system to control the sale and supply of alcohol in New Zealand to help ensure that: The sale, supply and consumption of alcohol is undertaken safely and responsibly That harm caused by the misuse of alcohol is minimisedMore InformationSale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012The Ministry of Justice websiteMarlborough District Council is the District Licensing Committee for the Marlborough region and issues alcohol licences and managers' certification to suitable applicants. Find out here if you need a licence, what types of licences there are, and how to apply. If you have any questions, contact the Alcohol Administration Officer at Marlborough District Council. Go to the contact us page Latest Newsletters Alcohol Licensing Newsletter - September 2023 (PDF, 1.4MB) Alcohol Licensing Newsletter - March 2020 (PDF, 1.7MB) Alcohol Licensing Newsletter - March 2019 (PDF, 971.8KB) Alcohol Licensing Newsletter - March 2017 (PDF, 599.7KB) Alcohol Licensing Newsletter - March 2015 (PDF, 361.5KB) Alcohol LicensingTo sell or provide alcohol to the public you must have an alcohol licence. Do You Want to Sell Alcohol at a Premises (PDF, 853.7KB) Sale of Alcohol Notice (PDF, 446.8KB) Alcohol Control Bylaw 2018 The aim of this bylaw is to control the consumption and possession of liquor in public places. Alcohol Licensing Fees Fees for alcohol licences. Alcohol Licensing Forms Application forms for various alcohol licences. Alcohol Licensing Public Notices This page lists public notifications for alcohol licenses. District Licensing Committee Decisions District Licensing Committee decisions. Local Alcohol Policy The passing of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 enables councils to work with their communities to develop a local alcohol policy. Manager's Certificates If you are a duty manager in a licensed premise, you must ensure the staff and premise follow the rules of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. Objecting to a Licence and District Licensing Committee Hearings To object to an alcohol licence, please complete the online form on this page. On, Off and Club Licences A Premises Licence is a licence that allows you to sell or supply liquor to the public. Pay Alcohol Licence Invoice online Use this page to pay your alcohol licence invoice online Special Licence A Special Licence covers times when you will be selling or providing alcohol for a special, one-off event. Taking Over a Premises with an Alcohol Licence If you are taking over an existing business that is licenced to sell alcohol there are legal requirements for the sale and supply of alcohol. Temporary Authority to Operate Alcohol Licences When you buy licensed premises such as a restaurant or bar, the licence cannot be transferred to the new owner. Variation of Existing Alcohol Licence If you need to change or cancel the conditions of an existing alcohol licence, you must apply for a variation.