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

16 Dec 2020: Media - Voluntary advertising Code prioritises alcohol industry over community

Urgent changes are needed following the release of the new Advertising Standards Authority Code for Alcohol Advertising and Promotion, with public hea... [Read more]

16 Dec 2020: FANNZ Update

I think we probably feel okay about farewelling 2020. With so many in the world harmed by the virulent Covid-19 pandemic and its downstream impact on ... [Read more]

10 Dec 2020: E-News

Welcome to the last e-news for 2020. We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and happy New Year. A huge 'thank you' to everyone we have ... [Read more]

29 Oct 2020: Media release: Public need to know when broadcasting standards for alcohol have been breached

Alcohol Healthwatch welcomes the decision from the Broadcasting Standards Authority to uphold our complaint regarding a MediaWorks radio station broad... [Read more]

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