Resource publications

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Clubs Toolkit

13 November 2019

This resource is available as a booklet to download or as a folder resource. It provides an overview of the legal obligations and responsibilities of clubs with alcohol licences. The folder resource has space to collate all relevant information in one place. 

If you are a club and would like to order a copy, contact your local licensing inspector, Police alcohol harm prevention officer or public health officer who can deliver it to your premises. 

Only licensing inspectors, Police alcohol harm prevention officers and public health officers may order copies of the folder resource but anyone can download the PDF booklet version.

Download (pdf, 1.74 MB)
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AL1164

A guide to assist licensees of entertainment venues to apply for a special licence

1 June 2019

A two-page guide to assist licensees of entertainment venues to work with the regulatory agencies when applying for a special licence for their event.   

This resource is only available online or to download.

Download (pdf, 126.05 KB)
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AL1053

The Law - on-licensed premises A4 sign

25 May 2019

An A4 signage poster for on-licensed premises.  It reminds customers of the law that intoxicated people will not be served alcohol or allowed on the premises and the ID they need to show to be served alcohol if they look under 25. It also lets them know that food, low and non alcohol drinks and free water are available.

Download (pdf, 228.05 KB)
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AL984

Off-licensed premises toolkit for bottle stores

22 May 2019

This resource is available as a booklet to download or as a folder resource. It provides an overview of the legal obligations and responsibilities of bottle stores. The folder resource has space to collate all relevant information in one place. 

Please note this folder toolkit resource is only for bottle stores.

If you are a licensee and would like to order a copy, contact your local licensing inspector, Police alcohol harm prevention officer or public health officer who can deliver it to your premises. Only licensing inspectors and public health officers may order copies of the folder resource but anyone can download the PDF booklet version.

Download (pdf, 1.44 MB)
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AL1128

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - Off-licensed premises

15 May 2019

This guidance sheet is about alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in off-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.

Download (pdf, 2.55 MB)
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AL945

No ID Host Responsibilty Poster

5 May 2019

'No ID, No Service, No Exceptions' A4 poster for use in licensed premises and at events where alcohol is sold.

Download (pdf, 698.48 KB)
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AL425

The Bar Code: Frontline Bar Staff and the Law booklet

1 May 2019

This booklet is for bar staff in licensed premises. It provides practical advice on what bar staff (including volunteer bar servers at clubs) need to do by law when serving alcohol in licensed premises. 

Download (pdf, 464.08 KB)
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AL405

Intoxication Host Responsibility Poster

1 May 2019

'Alcohol will not be served to anyone who is intoxicated' A4 poster for use in licensed premises and at events where alcohol is sold.

Download (pdf, 698.74 KB)
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AL629

The Law - off-licensed premises A4 sign

1 May 2019

An A4 signage poster for off-licensed premises.  It reminds customers of the law that intoxicated people will not be served alcohol or allowed on the premises and the ID they need to show to be served alcohol if they look under 25.

Download (pdf, 226.98 KB)
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AL987

On The Way Slow down Poster

1 May 2019

An A4 poster for licensed premises.

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AL562

Safer bars and restaurants – A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)

3 April 2019

Safer bars and restaurants – A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) provides guidance information for licensees and their staff to assist in establishing and maintaining a safe and secure environment in pubs, taverns, hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes and clubs.

Download (pdf, 940.94 KB)
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AL1129

Safer bottle stores - A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)

3 April 2019

Safer bottle stores - A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) provides guidance information for licensees and their staff to assist in establishing and maintaining a safe and secure environment in bottle stores.

Download (pdf, 1.04 MB)
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AL1130

Drugs in bars: A guide for licensees

4 March 2019

The Drugs in Bars Guide is for alcohol licensees and managers who have a duty to be responsible hosts to all customers, including those using substances like illicit drugs or medicines. The guide explains how having good policies, processes, responses, and training can reduce problems and harm to customers. It provides information about drug law and how to reduce substance-related problems in on-licensed premises.

This resource was developed by the NZ Drug Foundation, supported by HPA. More information about this guide can be found on the NZ Drug Foundation’s website here or you can order free copies from their resources page here. The resource can also be downloaded from the Foundation’s website and below.

Download (pdf, 743.19 KB)
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AL1112

Host responsibility: guidelines for licensed premises

1 February 2019

This is a booklet for bars, taverns, restaurants, cafes and clubs. It provides guidance on strategies and tools to assist staff in licensed premises meet host responsibility requirements under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. A sample host responsibility policy is included.

Download (pdf, 575.73 KB)
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AL452

Intoxication Assessment Tool Poster

1 February 2019

A4 poster for use by the hospitality industry, licensed premises - bars and clubs, and police use. 

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AL805