Welcome to the Alcohol Healthwatch Trust website
Alcohol consumption is widely accepted throughout New Zealand society. However, the harmful effects of alcohol on individuals, families and communities are far-reaching and contribute significantly to the incidence of ill-health, injury and violence in our country. Alcohol Healthwatch is a team of professionals dedicated to reducing and preventing alcohol-related harm in Aotearoa/New Zealand through effective health promotion.
- 17 Aug 2016: FANNZ Update
- 16 Aug 2016: Media - Government Action Plan to address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) – a milestone worth celebrating
* Click here for the Govt Action Plan Document
- 16 Aug 2016: Speech by Assoc. Health Minister Hon Peter Dunne: Launch of Taking Action on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: 2016-2019. Parliament Buildings, Wellington, 5.00pm Tuesday 16 August 2016
- 9 Sept 2016: Invitation - September 9th is World FASD Awareness Day. To mark the day in Auckland an FASD Policy and Research Forum will be held 9.00am -12.00pm @ the University of Auckland School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus. All are welcome. Click here for more details
12 Aug 2016: FANNZ Update
3 Nov 2016: Invitation - FASD Informed Practice: A professional development workshop. Dunedin For further information click here
New Zealandís Alcohol Laws have changed
The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 was passed on the 18th December 2012. This new legislation replaces the Sale of Liquor Act 1989. The new legislation came into force in stages with the final parts coming into force on the 18th December 2013.
For more information on these changes please click on the relevant tab on the left panel "Legislation" or below.