booze ban

Queenstown publicans are barring up over Easter drinking restrictions they claim are outdated and visitor-unfriendly. Under New Zealand law, due to Easter's religious significance, you can't drink in pubs on Good Friday and Easter Sunday unless you're there to dine,...

Booze clampdown call

City Hall faces a two-pronged front to tighten Queenstown's booze laws. Business lobby group DowntownQT and local police have joined forces to push for a 24-hour liquor ban in public areas. The two bodies met mayor Jim Boult last Monday, ahead...
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