Another Flaxmere alcohol outlet is facing opposition to its license in what local politicians are calling a "David and Goliath" battle.

Just days after the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority's decision to renew Flaxmere Liquor's licence, Hastings councillor and Hastings ambassador Henare O'Keefe and Flaxmere kaumatua Des Ratima, said their next objection is against the on and off-license renewal for the Flaxmere Tavern.

The Tavern, owned by Trust House Limited currently operates its on license, Monday to Sunday from 8am to 2am the following day, and off license, across the bar and garden bar from 7am to 11pm.

O'Keefe said