Alcohol Licensing - Fees & Charges

Alcohol Licensing - Fees & Charges - Hand reaching for a wine bottle off the shelf.

Horowhenua District Council's fees and charges for the 2021/2022 financial year are provided below.;

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2021. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.

Licence Application Fees - (New, Renewal, Variations) 2021/2022 Fees
Fee Category (Very Low) $368.00
Fee Category (Low) $609.50
Fee Category (Medium) $816.50
Fee Category (High) $1,023.50
Fee Category (Very High) $1,207.50
License Annual Fee (payable on anniversary of license date)
Fee Category (Very Low) $161.00
Fee Category (Low) $391.00
Fee Category (Medium) $632.50
Fee Category (High) $1,035.00
Fee Category (Very High) $1,437.50
Fees Payable for Other Applications
Temporary Authority/License $296.70
Managers Certificate (Application and Renewal) $316.25
Appeal to the Alcohol Regulatory Licensing Authority (ARLA) $517.50
Extract from Licensing Register $57.50
Special Licenses
  • Small Event - less than 100 people
  • Medium Event - 100 to 400 people
  • Large Event - over 400 people

Note:All events on an application must be of a similar nature. For example; Birthday Parties, Fundraisers and Reunions would all need to be on separate applications.

Class 1: 1 large event; or more than 3 medium events; or more than 12 small events. $575.00
Class 2: 3 to 12 small events; or up to 3 medium events. $207.00
Class 3: 1 or 2 small events $63.25