Liquor Bans

1. NEW PLYMOUTH CBD

Alcohol ban area
All public places within the area shaded in pink in the map in Figure 1 below, including:

a) the Central Business District area, being the area bounded as follows: 
northern boundary: the coast
western boundary: Dawson Street (from Hine Street to Vivian Street) ;
eastern boundary: Eliot Street (from Woolcombe Terrace to Leach Street) 
southern boundary: Vivian Street (from Dawson Street to where it meets with Leach Street) and Leach Street (from where it meets with Vivian Street to Eliot Street); 
and which includes the entirety of the streets forming the western, eastern and southern boundaries (ie the footpaths on both sides of Dawson, Eliot, Vivian and Leach Streets, and the roadways, are included within the CBD area).

b) the Marsland Hill reserve area, being the area bounded as follows:
northern boundary: Vivian Street (from Robe Street to Carrington Street);
western boundary: Robe Street (from Vivian Street to Downe Street);
southern and eastern boundary: the edge of the reserve (from Downe Street to Carrington Street) and Carrington Street (from Pendarves Street to Vivian Street);
and which includes the entirety of the streets forming the western, southern and eastern boundaries (ie the footpaths on both sides of Robe and Carrington Streets, and the roadways, are included in the Marsland Hill reserve area).

New Plymouth CBD ban area
Figure 1: New Plymouth CBD

Prohibited time
24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

This prohibited time commences on the date this bylaw comes into force and continues until amended or revoked by the Council.

2. OAKURA

Alcohol ban area
All public places within the area shaded in pink in the map in Figure 2 below, including:

a) the coastal recreation reserve area, bounded by the low water mark to the north, the Otupotu Stream to the west, Tasman Parade and Messenger Terrace to the south, and the path between 37 and 39 Messenger Terrace to the west; and 

b) the Shearer Reserve area, from Tasman Parade through to Telford Terrace; and 

c) Tasman Parade (including the Oakura Keyhole Reserve), Shearer Drive, Arden Place, Jans Terrace, Linda Street, Prudence Place, Russell Drive, Kaitake Place, Wairau Road (from the coast to the northern side of Telford Terrace), Messenger Terrace (from Wairau Road to the western side of McFarlane Street), Mallinder Place, Pitcairn Street, the roadway through the Oakura Camp, and all public places adjoining these roads (or parts of roads); 

but excluding the Oakura Camp itself and the premises of the New Plymouth Old Boys' Surf Life Saving Club.

Oakura ban area
Figure 2: Oakura

Prohibited time
From 2pm on New Year’s Eve (31 December) until 2am on New Year’s Day (1 January). 

This prohibited time commences on the date this bylaw comes into force and continues until amended or revoked by the Council.

3. URENUI

Alcohol ban area
All public places within the area shaded in pink in the map in Figure 3 below, including:

a) the beach and surrounding areas; and 

b) First Avenue, Second Avenue, Third Avenue, Fourth Avenue, Fifth Avenue, Sixth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, Eight Avenue, the Urenui Domain road, and part of Urenui Beach Road (from First Avenue to the southern end of the boatwash facility); and

c) the Urenui Domain Camp; 

but excluding any privately owned houses and temporary living places.  

Urenui ban area
Figure 3: Urenui

Prohibited time
From 6am on New Year’s Eve (31 December) until 6am on New Year’s Day (1 January). 

This prohibited time commences on the date this bylaw comes into force and continues until amended or revoked by the Council.

4. MT BRYAN, EAST END AND FITZROY BEACHES

Alcohol ban area
All public places within the area shaded in pink in the map in Figure 4 below, being the Mr Bryan, East End, and Fitzroy Reserve areas, which are bounded by the low water mark to the north, the extension of Eliot Street to the west, the extension of Record Street to the east and the boundaries of private properties to the south.

Mt Bryan, East End and Fitzroy reserves ban area
Figure 4: Mt Bryan, East End and Fitzroy reserves

Prohibited time
From 1 November to 31 March in the following year, the prohibited times are:

  • from 9pm on any Thursday until 7am on the following Sunday;
  • from 9pm on Christmas Eve (24 December) until 7am on Christmas Day (25 December); and
  • from 9pm on New Year’s Eve (31 December) until 7am on New Year’s Day (1 January).

This prohibited time commences on the date this bylaw comes into force and continues until amended or revoked by the Council.

5. PUKEKURA PARK

Alcohol ban area
All public places within the area shaded in pink in the map in Figure 5 below, being the part of Pukekura Park that:

a) is bounded by Gover Street (from Rogan Street to Fillis Street), Fillis Street (from Gover Street to Liardet Street), Liardet Street (from Fillis Street to Gilbert Street), Gilbert Street (from Liardet Street to Victoria Road), Victoria Road (from Gilbert Street to Holsworthy Road), Brooklands Road (from Victoria Road to Brooklands Park Drive), a direct line drawn from the intersection of Brooklands Road and Brooklands Park Drive to Scanlan Lookout, and the eastern boundary of Pukekura Park from Scanlan Lookout through to the intersection of Rogan Street and Gover Street; and

b) includes, for each of the roads mentioned above, only the footpath on the side of the road that is closest to Pukekura Park; but

c) excludes any areas within the Bowl of Brooklands.

Pukekura Park ban area 
Figure 5: Pukekura Park

Prohibited time
During the Festival of Lights event, from 7pm to 7am the following day, seven days a week. 

This prohibited time commences on the date this bylaw comes into force and continues until amended or revoked by the Council.

Exempt events
The following events are exempt from the alcohol ban area and prohibited time:

  • scheduled entertainment events that accompany the Festival of Lights and which are held on the entertainment and lawn areas (excluding pathways and planted areas) immediately around the Hatchery Lawn Stage and the Fred Parker Lawn (near the Fernery), but only from 7pm to 11pm (seven days a week), and from 7pm on New Year’s Eve (31 December) to 12.30am on New Year’s Day (1 January); and
  • any event held at the Tea House or Bellringer Pavilion for which a licence (including a special licence) has been issued under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012;
  • scheduled cricket matches that are held in the sportsground inside the main gates (partially bordered by Liardet and Fillis streets) and the surrounding grass terraced seating. 

6. WAITARA CENTRAL BUSINESS AND RECREATION AREA

Alcohol ban area
All public places within the area shaded in pink in the map in Figure 6 below, being the Waitara central business and recreation area that:

a) is bounded by Whitaker Street to the north, the Waitara River Bank to the east (including the Waitara River Bank itself), Brookes Terrace and the Waitara River Bank to the south and Cracroft Street to the west; and 

b) includes the entirety of the roads forming the northern, southern and western boundaries (i.e. the footpaths on both sides of Whitaker Street, Brookes Terrace and Cracroft Street, and the roadways, are included).

Waitara ban area 
Figure 6: Waitara central business and recreation area

Prohibited time
24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This prohibited time commences on the date this bylaw comes into force and continues until amended or revoked by the Council.

7. BOWL OF BROOKLANDS ACCESSWAYS

Alcohol ban area

All public places within the area shaded in pink in the map in Figure 7 below, being the following five access pathways and roads to the Bowl of Brooklands:

a) Saxton Walk (from Fillis Street to the Bowl of Brooklands);

b) Hughes Walk (from Victoria Road to the Bowl of Brooklands);

c) Brooklands Park Drive (from Brooklands Road to the Bowl of Brooklands);

d) Kaimata Street Track (from Kaimata Street to the Bowl of Brooklands); and

e) Racecourse Drive (from Coronation Avenue to the Bowl of Brooklands).

Bowl of Brooklands ban area
Figure 7: Bowl of Brooklands accessways

Prohibited time
During any concert or other official event held at the Bowl of Brooklands, for two hours prior to gates officially opening for the event concerned until two hours after the end of the event.

This prohibited time commences on the date this bylaw comes into force and continues until amended or revoked by the Council.

Exempt events
The following events are exempt from the alcohol ban area and prohibited time:

  • Womad; and
  • Christmas at the Bowl.