Here you'll find some helpful links, including: signage; templates; training; council links to apply for your manager's certificate; re-ordering lost certificates.
We have also had the pleasure of working with the below Licensing Inspectors and have provided their contact information for your convenience.

Helpful Links provides information, advice, research and resources aimed at breaking the cycle of alcohol harm in Aotearoa. You’ll find signage, templates and resources here.

Alcohol Resources

Alcohol Publications & Templates

      Order/download signage, booklets

      Templates & Forms


Servewise is an e-learning tool developed for sellers and servers of alcohol. Free staff training/upskilling.

Before April 2023

To reorder a copy of your LCQ Certificate:

Phone 0800 863 693

After April 2023 Training Bureau, can re-send any certificate issued by Training Bureau.

Assistance for licensed Premises


Liquor Licensing Bureau (South Island) Limited 

Based in Queenstown
Provides a wide range of liquor licence related consultancy services, including ARLA and DLC hearings and mediations, in Queenstown, Otago and nationwide.

Owned and operated by Nik Horn, LLB SI Ltd has been operating since 2001. Nik’s experience in liquor licensing consulting is enhanced by his experience as a Licensing Inspector. As a client you will receive on-tap and ongoing advice and assistance with consultancy, hearings, mediation, signage, compliance and monitoring of licences and manager’s certificates for renewal.

W.A. Consulting Group Limited

Located in Rotorua, W.A. Consulting has been assisting businesses to acquire their food and beverage licences since 1998.

They can work with you to design a long-time operating strategy ensuring that continuing food and liquor legislative requirements are met well in advance.

If you are starting a new business, then they can advise you from conception on managing resource consents, sourcing equipment, drafting & assisting with the layout of your premises and training of your staff – a call to W.A Consulting Group Ltd will save you time and money.

  • Preparation of Liquor Licence applications for you at any stage of the application.
  • Preparation of Temporary Authority Applications.
  • Preparation of applications for Temporary Managers.
  • Preparation of applications for Managers Certificates.
  • Representation or attendance for clients at District Licensing Committee hearings.
  • 0800 644 555
  • (07) 348-0630
  • 027 2898822 Contact: Wesley ah Chan

Terry Sievers 

Liquor Licence Consultant.

Located in Tauranga

Terry comes from a Licensing inspector back ground. He has been a licensing consultant for a number of years, helping his clients with all aspects of the Alcohol License application or renewal. For a time he was one of our Training Bureau LCQ tutors looking after our Tauranga LCQ course. 

Please call him to arrange a meeting to discuss how he can help you with your alcohol license application.

  • 027 294 2525