About Alcohol Healthwatch About Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch is an organisation of professionals dedicated to reducing and preventing alcohol-related harm in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Our role is to provide credible and up-to-date evidence-based information on matters relating to alcohol policy and planning. Our priority is to mobilise communities to take action on a range of alcohol-related harms, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

Latest News/Updates Latest News/Updates

23 Nov 2018-Fact Sheet: New Zealand Health Survey 2017/18: Alcohol use

BACKGROUND Hot off the press are the latest drinking statistics from the 2017/18 New Zealand Health Survey. This annual survey is funded by the Minist... [Read more]

12 Oct 2018 - Australian, New Zealand ministers vote to make alcohol safety labels mandatory

he Ministry of Health warns there is "no known safe level of alcohol consumption during pregnancy" and the effects of FASD are irr... [Read more]

Sept 2018 - News+Views: E-news Edition 4

IN THIS EDITION: Strong evidence counters the protective effects of alcohol on mortality, Select Committee Report: Local Alcohol Policies &a... [Read more]

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