Auckland domestic lounge - booze free

Old Dec 10, 19, 6:42 am
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Auckland domestic lounge - booze free

The Auckland domestic lounge’s liquor license must have expired without someone remembering to apply for a renewal... because there was no alcohol available in the lounge tonight.

Unsure how long it will be before the license situation is resolved!
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Old Dec 10, 19, 11:07 am
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And of course it made it to an featured article on Stuff.
https://i.stuff.co.nz/business/11810...estic-terminal
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Old Dec 10, 19, 12:54 pm
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Originally Posted by suadela View Post
The Auckland domestic lounge’s liquor license must have expired without someone remembering to apply for a renewal... because there was no alcohol available in the lounge tonight.

Unsure how long it will be before the license situation is resolved!
Oh no how am I going to get my Dulcet hit?
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Oh no how am I going to get my Dulcet hit?
https://www.glengarrywines.co.nz/ite...lcet+sparkling
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Heineken 00 & Lindauer Free Brut is on offer!
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Heineken 00 & Lindauer Free Brut is on offer!
The bean counters must loving this.... hopefully it doesn’t give them any ideas.
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Now if they could keep that Kombucha selection all the time.
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Old Dec 11, 19, 12:08 am
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Now if they could keep that Kombucha selection all the time.
And if you drink an couple of liters of it, you'll get some booze.
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The bean counters must loving this.... hopefully it doesn’t give them any ideas.
"Our ongoing commitment to reducing our environmental impact..."
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Now if they could keep that Kombucha selection all the time.
The Pineapple and Mango was very nice.
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Still no alcohol. So much for a nice social lunch date with wife ! Before heading to Wellington for the weekend 🕺
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Was anyone there on Thursday/ Friday evening between 4 and 6 pm? Curious to know if the atmosphere was more civilized and less pub/ working mens club like without the booze?
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In the lounge for the first time since the "booze ban" and seems many people quite confused!

When I walked in I spotted one gentleman having what looks like a glass of wine and i asked him where he got it and he pointed to the fridge....he wasnt aware it was alcohol free!

A few other people are wondering around looking from their fix too!

on which note I might pop over to the cafe/bar next to the lounge for my quick fix before my flight!

Anyone have any idea how long this very first world problem will last?
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Old Dec 15, 19, 3:13 am
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Originally Posted by oranjemakker View Post
...Anyone have any idea how long this very first world problem will last?
They will be dealing with the Auckland City Council. It needs to be advertised. It might take a while especially with Christmas/New Year.

From Auckland City Council website
"When to renew your alcohol on-licence If you have an existing on-licence, you must apply to renew it at least 20 working days before it expires. If you know you'll be submitting your application less than 20 working days before your current licence expires, you need to say on your application form why it is late"

Auckland City Council -renew-alcohol-on-licence-application
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