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.

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19 Feb 2021: Factsheet - Alcohol Marketing

Alcohol is no ordinary commodity; it is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most harmful drug to drinkers as well as others. Inequitable exposure to the... [Read more]

19 Feb 2021 - NZ Medical Journal -Ineffective, meaningless, inequitable: analysis of complaints to a voluntary alcohol advertising code

Aotearoa New Zealand has a vision of being the best place in the world for children and young people: a place where children live in healthy, sustaina... [Read more]

19 Feb 2021: Media - Ineffective voluntary code for alcohol advertising must be scrapped

Alcohol harm reduction advocates are calling for an end to alcohol advertisers writing the rules around advertising. Strong statutory standards on alc... [Read more]

20 Jan 2021: FANNZ Update

 Ngā mihi o te tau hou!  I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable summer break.  To get your new year FASD action juices flowing, b... [Read more]

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