Liquor ban for Ākitio beach

11 December 2023

Pursuant to Clause 4 of the Tararua District Council Alcohol Bylaw 2018, the Council has declared the following area of Ākitio
Beach to be subject to a liquor ban at all times from 12pm on 24 December 2023 to 7am on 3 January 2024;

All public streets, reserves and beachfront areas from the Ākitio Bridge to the southern end of the esplanade reserve.

This prohibition only applies to liquor consumed in public places, and does not affect licensed premises or events that are the subject of a special licence. Likewise, it does not prevent people transporting unopened containers of alcohol through the areas concerned.