- Alcohol Healthwatch is a team of professionals dedicated to reducing and preventing alcohol-related harm in Aotearoa New Zealand.
- We take a health promotion approach which includes: raising awareness, building knowledge and skills, promoting healthy public policy and best practice, and fostering coalitions and networks.
- We are committed to working in accordance with the principles of The Treaty of Waitangi and the cornerstones of the Ottawa Charter.
- We work in collaboration with professional and community groups to positively address alcohol-related issues at local, regional and national levels. We also foster international linkages.
- We are governed as a Charitable Trust.
To reduce alcohol-related harm and inequities.
To achieve a sustained reduction of alcohol-related harm in New Zealand Aotearoa.
- To build a solid and up-to-date information and knowledge base relating to alcohol.
- To foster coalitions and networks to encourage action and enhance collaboration within and across sectors.
- To initiate or support activities that result in strengthened knowledge and skills in individuals.
- To initiate or support activities that result in enhanced community awareness of alcohol-related issues and community action aimed at preventing or reducing alcohol-related harm.
- To initiate or support opportunities for the education and training of alcohol health promoters and service providers.
- To bring about positive changes to organisational practices relating to access, supply and promotion of alcohol and the enforcement of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
- To positively influence policy and legislation related to the access to, supply of, and promotion of alcohol.
The Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol