District Licensing Committee

This Committee deals with Alcohol Licensing applications under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

For more information on the role of Council, its committees and attending a Council meeting, please contact a member of the Democracy Services Team on phone 07 571 8008.

Commissioners:​Murray Clearwater
​Bev Edlin
​Michael Jones
Councillor Peter Mackay
​Arthur Wilkinson
Deputy Chairperson:Councillor Don Thwaites
Membership:Mayor Garry Webber
​Jim Davison
Steve Williams
Committee Secretary:Michelle Parnell, Governance Advisor

The District Licensing Committee meetings will be held in the Council Chamber at the Council's Barkes Corner Office in Greerton, Tauranga on an as required basis.

agendas and minutes for this Committee can be found here.

Other (non-scheduled) meetings of Council committees, Council and Community Boards that may be required to address issues from time to time during the year will be publicly notified in the Bay of Plenty Times.

Council is required to provide an annual report to the Alcohol Regulatory Licensing Authority.  The annual report can be found here.


Decisions of the District Licensing committee

Every decision of the DLC must be publicly notified. The decisions can be searched below.

If you are a party to proceedings and disagree with the District Licensing Committee's decision, you can appeal to the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA).  Appeals are dealt with by way of rehearing. You need to give notice of appeal to ARLA within 10 working days of the date of decision being notified to you.

There is a cost for filing an appeal.

For more information on appeals, go to the Ministry of Justice Regulatory and Licensing Authority.

For assistance in locating a decision, please contact the Committee Secretary, Michelle Parnell, at michelle.parnell@westernbay.govt.nz.


Decisions Arising from a Hearing

Decisions arising from a hearing of the Western Bay of Plenty District Licensing Committee are listed below. Additional decisions will be added as they become available.

KLM Enterprises Limited (The Locals Bar & Eatery)​28 February 2019022/ON/7264/2019
Sandhu 2014 Ltd (Sandhu Bar)​26 December 2018​022/RENON/7209/2019
​Jones Liquo​​r Limited (Katikati Wines and Spirits)​12 February 2018​022/OFF/6942/2018​
​Telfords Yard Ltd (Super Liquor Katikati)​18 January 2018022/OFF/6879/2018
​HB Enterprises Ltd (The Bottle O Te Puke)​27 April 2016​022/OFF/05/2016
General Distributors Ltd (Countdown Katikati)​21 December 2015​022/OFF/14/2014


Decisions Arising from Unopposed Applications

Unopposed decisions arising from a meeting of the Western Bay of Plenty Licensing Committee are listed below.  Additional decisions will be added as they become available.

Decisions February 2019​28 February 2019
Decisions January 2019​31 January 2019
Decisions December 2018​31 December 2018
Decisions November 2018​30 November 2018
Decisions October 2018​31 October 2018
Decisions September 2018​30 September 2018
Decisions August 2018​31 August 2018
​Decisions July 2018​31 July 2018
Decisions May 2018​31 May 2018
​Decisions April 2018​30 April 2018
​Decisions March 2018​31 March 2018
​Decisions February 2018​28 February 2018
​Decisions January 2018​31 January 2017
Decisions December 201731 December 2017
​Decisions November 2017​30 November 2017
Decisions October 201731 October 2017
​Decisions September 2017​30 September 2017
​Decisions August 2017​31 August 2017
Edible Solutions Limited (The Porch, Waihi Beach)​31 July 2017​022/ON/6883/2017
​Kuber Cuisine PVT Ltd (Indian Aroma Restaurant)​14 April 2016​022/ON/005/2016
​KM Trading Company (Omokoroa Super Liquor)18 March 2016​​022/OFF/03/2016
​The Surf Shack (Waihi Beach) Ltd​22 January 2016​022/ON/001/2016
​Lyrics Ltd T/A Waihi Beach Liquor Store (2000)​21 January 2016​022/OFF/012/2014
​The Boohai (2011) Ltd​3 December 2015​022/ON/18/2015
The Boohai (2011) Ltd​3 December 2015​022/OFF/13/2015
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