The functions of the District Licensing Committee are specified by the Act. The District Licensing Committee considers and determines: All new licence applications for licences and manager certificates, either contested or uncontested. All renewal applications for licences and managers certificates, either contested or uncontested. Applications for Temporary Authorities. Applications for variation. Other functions of the District Licensing Committee include conducting inquiries, reporting, and making referrals to the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA). Contested applications (applications that are opposed or objected to) are heard in front of a panel of the District Licensing Committee at a public hearing. The District Licensing Committee meet as and when required. District Licensing Committee Membership From 1 May 2017 the District Licensing Committee members are: Commissioners (and also list members): Murray Clearwater Peter French. List Members: Brent Holmes Shaun Cole Cr Louis (Tony) Fox Cr Murray McLean Cr Rex Simpson Uncontested applications for a licence or manager's certificate are decided on solely by a commissioner. Temporary authorities and contested licence or manager's certificate applications require a quorum of three District Licensing Committee members, and will consist of a commissioner and two list members. District Licensing Committee Decisions All District Licensing Committee decisions are issued in writing and are available as public information. The decisions from the District Licensing Committee hearings are listed below. For all enquiries regarding other decisions, please contact the District Licensing Committee Administrator. Decision - Manaia Volunteer Rural Fire Force Social Club Inc Decision - Countdown Whitianga Decision - Hahei Wines and Spirits Decision - New World Whangamata Decision - Coromandel Liquor Store Decision - The Royal Oak Hotel Decision - Enigma on The Esplanade Decision - Hotties Cafe Decision - Stoked Restaurant Decision - Di Luca's Pizza and Pasta Bar Decision - Onemana Boatshed Cafe Decision - Thomas Paul Branscombe Decision - Dylan Marc Pane Rangi Fletcher Decision - ERAS Limited - Local@The Junction Hotel Decision - Greenstone Entertainment Whitianga Concert District Licencing Committee Administrator The District Licensing Committee is supported by a Committee Administrator. If you have any queries regarding the District Licensing Committee please contact Deborah Crowther - District Licensing Committee Administrator via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 07 868 0200.