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Review of alcohol bans

0 Comments 15 May 2015

New alcohol bans in effect 31 Oct 2015

The Waitakere Ranges Local Board has undertaken to review 11 existing local alcohol bans in its local board area

DrinkingBanAlcohol bans prohibit the consumption of alcohol in public places and are enforced by the New Zealand Police using powers of search, seizure, and arrest. Penalties include an infringement fee of $250.

Update 16/5/15: The women on the Local Board will be making this decision as Steve Tollestrup is on Waitakere Licensing Trust and Neil Henderson and Greg Presland are both on the Portage Trust : all considered conflict of interest.

Piha Beach/foreshore reserve

Current ban times: 5pm on any day in a Holiday Period and 5am on the following day

New ban times:  7pm to 7am daily from Friday of Labour Weekend to Tuesday after Easter

spitdumbyNo wandering down with your dog, grabbing some fish n chips and watching the sunset with a glass of wine !!!

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