Kōrero: Hotels and motels

First liquor licence, 1840

New Zealand came under the jurisdiction of the British Crown in 1840. Hotels selling alcohol had to get liquor licences. The first licence was issued to John Johnson of the Duke of Marlborough Hotel in Kororāreka (Russell) in the Bay of Islands on 30 October 1840.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: NZMS 346

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Christoffel, 'Hotels and motels - Hotels in the 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/21253/first-liquor-licence-1840 (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Paul Christoffel, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010