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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

Stronechrubie

Notice published Thursday 5 August 2021 at 9:50am

Public notice of application for renewal of an ON licence.

Mount Somers Chalets 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 8 Hoods Road Mount Somers, known as Stronechrubie.

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; 11.00am - 11.30pm

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 26 August 2021

Tinwald  Family Sport and Recreation Association Inc

Notice published Thursday 5 August 2021 at 9:30am

Public notice of application for renewal of a CLUB licence.

Tinwald Family Sport and Recreation Association Incorporated, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 1 Shearman Street Ashburton, known as Tinwald Family Sport and Rec.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Sports Club.

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

Monday – Wednesday; 2.00pm - 10.00pm
Thursday - Sunday; 12.00pm - 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 Thursday 26 August 2021

Miyabi Top in Town

Notice published Friday 30 July 2021 at 4:35pm

Public notice of application for issue of an ON licence.

Shams NZ Limited, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the issue of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 4/688 East Street Ashburton, known as Miyabi Top in Town.

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; 11.00am - 10.00pm

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 issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 105 (1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Friday 20 August 2021

Mid Canterbury Aero Club

Notice published Thursday 29 July 2021 at 2:36pm

Public notice of application for renewal of a CLUB licence.

Mid Canterbury Aero Club Incorporated, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 387 Seafield Road Ashburton, known as Mid Canterbury Club.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Aero Club.

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

Sunday - Thursday; 12.00pm - 10.00pm
Friday - Saturday; 12.00pm - 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 Thursday 19 August 2021

Ashburton Bowling Club

Notice published Wednesday 28 July 2021 at 2:36pm

Public notice of application for renewal of a CLUB licence.

Ashburton Bowling Club incorporated, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 337 West Street Ashburton, known as Ashburton Bowling Club.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Sports Club.

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

Sunday - Thursday; 9.00am - 9.00pm
Friday - Saturday; 9.00am - 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 Wednesday 18 August 2021

Super Liquor Methven

Notice published Wednesday 28 July 2021 at 12:26pm

Public notice of application for renewal of an OFF licence.

Ozone Liquor 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 93 Main Street Methven, known as Super Liquor Methven.

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 -  9.30pm

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 18 August 2021

Millhouse Kitchen

Notice published Wednesday 28 July 2021 at 11:55am

Public notice of application for renewal of an ON licence.

Somerset grocer (2016) 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 415 West Street Ashburton, known as Millhouse Kitchen.

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

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

Monday – Sunday; 8.00am -  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 Wednesday 18 August 2021

The Devon Tavern

Notice published Friday 23 July 2021 at 2:20pm

Public notice of application for renewal of an ON licence.

Ashburton Licensing Trust, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 116 Victoria Street Ashburton, known as Devon Tavern.

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 Friday 13 August 2021

The Devon Tavern

Notice published Friday 23 July 2021 at 2:20pm

Public notice of application for renewal of an OFF licence.

Ashburton Licensing Trust, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an OFF licence in respect of the premises situated at 116 Victoria Street Ashburton, known as Devon Tavern.

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; 7.00am - 9.30pm

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 13 August 2021

Methven Golf Club

Notice published Thursday 15 July 2021 at 11.00am

Public notice of application for renewal of a CLUB licence.

Methven Golf Club Limited, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 84 Hobbs Road Methven, known as Methven Golf Club.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Sports Club.

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

Monday – Tuesday; 10.00am - 10.00pm
Thursday - Saturday;  10.00am - 12.00am
Sunday - Wednesday; 10.00am - 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 Thursday 5 August 2021

New World Ashburton

Notice published Tuesday 13 July 2021 at 9:30am

Public notice of application for renewal of an OFF licence.

J & T Sheppard 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 75 Moore Street Ashburton, known as New World Ashburton

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

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

Monday – Sunday; 7.00am – 9.30pm

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 3 August 2021

Cleavers Corner

Notice published Monday 12 July 2021 at 11.35am

Public notice of application for renewal of an ON licence.

Cleavers Corner 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 159 West Street Ashburton, known as Cleavers Corner Gastro Pub

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 (inside) 8.00am  - 12.00am (outside)

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 2 August 2021

Ashburton Golf Club

Notice published Monday 12 July 2021 at 10:55am

Public notice of application for renewal of a CLUB licence.

Ashburton Golf Club Incorporated, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 37 Golf Links Drive Ashburton, known as Ashburton Golf Club.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Sports Club.

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

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 10.00am – 10.00pm
Friday – Saturday; 11.00am – 12.00am
Tuesday; 10.00am – 10.00pm extended to 12am for daylight savings

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 2 August 2021

Ton's Thai Restaurant

Notice published Monday 12 July 2021 at 10:25am

Public notice of application for variation of an ON licence.

Ton’s Thai Limited, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the variation of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 148 East Street Ashburton, known as Ton’s Thai 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 – 11.30pm

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 2 August 2021

Rakaia Rugby Club

Notice published Monday 12 July 2021 at 9.30am

Public notice of application for renewal of a CLUB licence.

Rakaia Rugby Club Incorporated, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of a CLUB licence in respect of the premises situated at 114 Railway Terrace Rakaia, known as Rakaia Rugby Club.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Sports Club

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

Monday – Thursday; 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Friday; 5.00pm – 12.00am
Saturday; 2.00pm – 12.00am
Sunday; 2.00pm – 10.00pm

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 Monday 2 August 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