22 Jul 2018

Mark O'Connor says bowling clubs face battle to get liquor licences

From Sunday Morning, 7:11 am on 22 July 2018

The traditional social gathering in bowling clubs that involves a few beers could be on the line. Bowling clubs in the Wellington region are finding it more difficult to renew their liquor licences this year and that's come as a surprise to the chair of Bowls Wellington. Mark O'Connor says a number of clubs have recently received blanket opposition to renewal of their licence from the police or council. Mark is also president of Whitby Bowling Club in Porirua, one of those affected.