A Manager’s Certificate authorises the holder to manage licensed premises. An application is made under section 219 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
To renew your Manager's Certificate you must:
Please note: We must receive your completed application and payment before your current certificate expires.
Complete and submit this application form and pay the associated fee. Payment can be made at the time of applying by Credit / Debit Card or POLi, or after applying in person.
Renewal of Manager's Certificate Application Form (Print Version)(PDF, 2MB)
You can pay by cash or EFTPOS at any Horowhenua District Council office.
Pop into your nearest Council office:
Once your application has been received (and matched with your payment) it will be sent to the following agencies to enquire into and report on:
Please note that the statutory timeframe allowed for the processing of applications is 20 working days.
Your application and reports from the agencies involved will be passed on to the Horowhenua District Licensing Committee (DLC) to make a decision whether to grant the renewal of your manager’s certificate. If there's no opposition to your application you will be notified that the manager’s certificate has been granted. If there are any objections or opposition to your application, you'll be asked to attend a public hearing before the DLC.
Please note that the statutory timeframe allowed for the processing of applications is 20 working days once payment has been received.
If you're applying to renew your Manager's Certificate and your current certificate has already expired, you'll need to apply for a New Manager's Certificate.
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