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Alcohol licensing public notices

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​All alcohol licence applications are to be publically notified. This applies to new and renewal applications for on-Licences, off-Licences and club Licences. ​Current applications for licences and their public notice are below.

Current applications

Armadillo's Ashburton

Notice published 30th November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

Armadillo's Ashburton has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 246 Burnett Street, Ashburton

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Restaurant

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: Monday – Sunday 8.00am to 2.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary Ashburton District Licensing Committee PO Box 94 Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Monday 20th December 2021

Mayfield Golf Club

Notice published Friday 19th November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of CLUB licence.

Mayfield Golf Club has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 30 Bulls Road, Mayfield

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is CLUB.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: Monday – Sunday 11.00am to 11.00pm

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary Ashburton District Licensing Committee PO Box 94 Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Friday 10th December 2021

Tennis Mid Canterbury Sub Association Inc

Notice published Friday 19th November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of CLUB licence.

Tennis Mid Canterbury Sub Association Inc has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 70 Oak Grove, Ashburton

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is CLUB.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: Monday – Wednesday 11.00am to 10.00pm & Thursday to Sunday 11.00am to 12.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary Ashburton District Licensing Committee PO Box 94 Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Friday 10th December 2021

Shackleton’s Restaurant

Notice published Wednesday 17th November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

Medaldeen Investments NZ Limited has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 43 Barkers Road, Methven known as Shackleton’s Restaurant

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Restaurant.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: Monday – Sunday; 8.00am – 1.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary Ashburton District Licensing Committee PO Box 94 Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Wednesday 8th December 2021

Netherby Four Square

Notice published Wednesday 17th November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of OFF licence.

Woods Supermarket Limited has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an OFF licence in respect of the premises situated at 2 Bridge Street, Ashburton known as Netherby Four Square

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Grocery.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: Monday – Sunday; 7.00am – 8.00pm

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary Ashburton District Licensing Committee PO Box 94 Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Wednesday 8th December 2021

Kelly’s Café & Bar

Notice published Wednesday 17th November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

Miccath Limited has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 234 East Street, Ashburton known as Kelly’s Café & Bar

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Tavern.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: Monday – Sunday; 8.00am – 2.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary Ashburton District Licensing Committee PO Box 94 Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Wednesday 8th December 2021

The Fine Lion

Notice published Thursday 11th November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

Nicsop Holdings Limited has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at Level 1 - 152 Burnett Street, Ashburton, known as The Fine Lion

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Restaurant.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:

Monday – Sunday; 8.00am – 2.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council​

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Monday 6th December 2021

The Green Parrot Bar & Grill

Notice published Wednesday 1 November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

The Green Parrot Bar & Grill has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 36 Forest Drive, Methven known as The Green Parrot Bar & Grill.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Tavern

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:

Monday – Sunday; 11.00am to 1am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council​

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Tuesday 23 November 2021

Allenton Liquor Store

Notice published Wednesday 1 November 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of OFF licence.

Singh Brothers Trading Limited has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an OFF licence in respect of the premises situated at 87 Harrison Street Ashburton known as Allenton liquor.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Bottle Store

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:

Monday – Sunday; 9.00am to 9.00pm

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council​

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Tuesday 23 November 2021

Barkers Lodge

Notice published Wednesday 27th October 2021

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

Cranna investments Limited, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 21 Barkers Road Methven known as Barkers Lodge.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Tavern.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:

Monday – Sunday; 8.00am to 2.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council​

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Thursday 18th November 2021

Making an objection

If you wish to object to any application you may do so by sending a written objection to the Ashburton District Licensing Committee, PO Box 94, Ashburton 7740.

Download an Objection Form

The objection must be dated, signed by you, and include the following information:

  1. Your name, postal address and phone number/fax number;
  2. Details of the application in respect of which you are making the objection;
  3. Your objection, with reasons;
  4. Whether you wish to be heard in support of your objection.

Please note: If you make your objection by electronic means a signature is not required.

An acknowledgment of your objection will be sent by post at the close of the objection period. A copy of your objection will be sent to the applicant as part of the application process.

Please note: Only people who can demonstrate that he/she has an interest greater than the public generally may object to an application. Once this threshold has been met the grounds on which an objection may be made are found in s.105 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. These are:

  • (a) the object of this Act (s.4 of the Act):
  • (b) the suitability of the applicant:
  • (c) any relevant local alcohol policy:
  • (d) the days on which and the hours during which the applicant proposes to sell alcohol:
  • (e) the design and layout of any proposed premises:
  • (f) whether the applicant is engaged in, or proposes on the premises to engage in, the sale of goods other than alcohol, low-alcohol refreshments, non-alcoholic refreshments, and food, and if so, which goods:
  • (g) whether the applicant is engaged in, or proposes on the premises to engage in, the provision of services other than those directly related to the sale of alcohol, low-alcohol refreshments, non-alcoholic refreshments, and food, and if so, which services:
  • (h) whether (in its opinion) the amenity and good order of the locality would be likely to be reduced, to more than a minor extent, by the effects of the issue of the licence:
  • (i) whether (in its opinion) the amenity and good order of the locality are already so badly affected by the effects of the issue of existing licences that —
    (i) they would be unlikely to be reduced further (or would be likely to be reduced further to only a minor extent) by the effects of the issue of the licence; but
    (ii) it is nevertheless desirable not to issue any further licences:
  • (j) whether the applicant has appropriate systems, staff, and training to comply with the law.

Download the objections to on, off and club licence applications and renewal information sheet