Alcohol ban areas

Permanent alcohol bans apply in the following areas:

Addington alcohol ban area

On New Zealand Trotting Cup Day from 9am to 10pm.

Akaroa alcohol ban area

New Year’s Eve from 5pm 31 December to 7am on 1 January each year.

Central City alcohol ban area

At all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Hagley Park alcohol ban area

7 days a week from 10pm to 7am.

Jellie Park alcohol ban area

At all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Merivale alcohol ban area

7 nights a week from 6pm to 6am.

New Brighton alcohol ban area

At all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Okains Bay alcohol ban area

New Year’s Eve from 5pm 31 December to 7am on 1 January each year.

Papanui alcohol ban area

7 nights a week from 6pm to 6am.

Riccarton-Ilam alcohol ban area

At all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

South Colombo alcohol ban area

At all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Spencer Park alcohol ban area

New Year’s Eve from 8:30pm 31 December to 6am on 1 January each year.

Sumner Esplanade alcohol ban area

Weekly from 7pm Thursday to midnight Sunday, and New Year's Eve from 7pm to 7am.

Alcohol ban area maps

Download maps of the 13 permanent alcohol ban areas.