24 Jan 2020 - Submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee on the Budget Policy Statement 2020



9 Jan 2020 - FANNZ Update


16 Dec 2019 - E-News


11 Dec 2019 - Submission to Health Committee on the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill


5 Dec 2019 - Results: New Zealand Health Survey 2018/19  (e-update)


5 Dec 2019 - Factsheet: drinking in the past year . New Zealand Health Survey 2018/19


5 Dec 2019 - Factsheet: hazardous drinking. New Zealand Health Survey 2018/19


5 Dec 2019 - Powerpoint Presentation showing the trends in past-year drinking and hazardous drinking 


27 Nov 2019 - FANNZ Update 


14 Nov 2019 - Media: New Drinking Stats Show Extra Cause for Concern


30 Oct 2019 - Fact Sheet: Divesting from Alcohol Companies


25 Oct 2019 - Proposal P1050: Pregnancy warning labels on alcoholic beverages. Submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand


3 Oct 2019 - Submission to the Ministry of Health on the National Cancer Action Plan


27 Sept 2019 - Submission in respect of regulations to be made under sections 12 and 13 of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018  (Ireland)


19 Sept 2019 - FANNZ Update: FASD Awareness month summary


18 Sept 2019 - Submission to the Review of KiwiSaver Default Provider Arrangements


13 Sept 2019 - Submission to the Māori Affairs Select Committee on the Inquiry into health inequities for Māori


9 Sept 2019 - Invitation: FASD Awareness Day 9am-11am Eden Gardens, Epsom Registration Essential (Closed)


6 Sept 2019  Media - Looking to the future this FASD Awareness Day


5 Sept 2019 - FANNZ Update


5 Sept 2019 - E-News


23 Aug 2019 - Submission to the Advertising Standards Authority Codes Committee on the Consultation on the standards for Advertising and Promotion of Alcohol 


Jul 2019 Fact Sheet - Signage at bottle stores: Albert-Eden Local Board


Jul 2019 Fact Sheet - Signage at bottle stores: Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board



 
Jul 2019 - An exploratory audit of off-licence compliance with the Auckland Council Signage Bylaw: Albert-Eden Local Board June 2019 



Jul 2019 - An exploratory audit of off-licence compliance with the Auckland Council Signage Bylaw: Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board June 2019


Jun 2019 - E-News


 
7 June 2019 - FANNZ Update     
18 Apr 2019 - FASD Action Plan Hui: “What’s in the forecast?”  Feedback
 


 31 May 2019 - Submission to the Office for Seniors on the Draft Strategy: Better Later Life – He Oranga Kaumātua 2019 to 2034


 29 May 2019 - Media: Serious Action on Alcohol Side-lined in Government’s Response to Mental Health and Addiction



 31 Mar 2019 - Submission to the Auckland Transport Speed Limits Bylaw 2019 


18 Apr 2019 - Hui Invitation: FASD Action Plan 2016-2019: What’s in the forecast? 
Jet Park Mangere, Auckland 8.30am – 12.30pm    (RSVP is essential to attend)


 
25 Mar 2019 - E-News


 30 Jan 2019 - Submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee on the Budget Policy Statement 2019 


21 Feb 2019 - Tax review fails to heed calls for urgency on alcohol tax


21 Dec 2018 - FANNZ Update      2nd Australasian FASD Conference 2018 Perth Update


23.1.19  FANNZ Update


18 Dec 2018 - E-News


6 Dec 2018 - FANNZ Update


4 Dec 2018 - Media: Strong Action on Alcohol Needed to Support Better Mental Health


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


15 Nov 2018 - Media: Number of Hazardous Drinkers Now Tops Three-Quarters of a Million


Nov 2018 Status of Local Alcohol Policies, November 2018


Oct 2018  Status of Local Alcohol Policies, October 2018


11 Oct 2018 FANNZ Update


 

 

 

 

11 Oct 2018  Media: Ministers vote for effective pregnancy warning labels on all alcohol products


30 Sept 2018  Media: Celebrations as Auckland Transport says no to alcohol advertising 


28 Sept 2018 - E-News Issue 4 


5 Oct 2018: FASD Forum from an International and Local Perspective
Where: Manurewa Marae - Manukau, Auckland

RSVP by 5.00pm Wednesday 3rd October.     Email: christine@ahw.org.nz or phone 09-5207037

For more information: FASD Seminar Flyer 5 Oct 2018


27 Sept 2018 FANNZ Update    FASD Seminar Flyer 5 Oct 2018


7 Sept 2018 Media: New Study Highlights importance of FASD Awareness Day


5 Sept 2018 FANNZ Update 5.9.18       
New Phase of Don't Know? Don't Drink Campaign. Pre-Testie Bestie       Red Shoes Rock


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and the Criminal Justice System
Seminar & live stream | Thursday 11 October 4:00pm - 6:15pm Hosted by ADLS

This seminar headed by a Canadian expert in the field of Forensic Psychiatry and FASD will explore
what lawyers need to know when dealing with a client who may have FASD

For more information and to register visit: www.adls.org.nz/cpd/cpd-calendar/   or click here


24 Aug 2018 FANNZ Update 


29 June 2018 -  FANNZ Update  


29 June 2018 -  E-news: Issue 3


5 June 2018 - Submission on the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry 


Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry - Have your say - submissions by Tuesday 5th June at 5pm  (CLOSED)

The Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry Panel are currently calling for submissions on system-level changes required to improve both promotion of good mental health and support people with mental health challenges and/or addictions.  This is a once in a generation opportunity to improve New Zealand's approach to mental health and reduce our stubbornly high suicide rates.  Click here for more information 

May 2018 - Submission Template:  Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry (.docx)

May 2018 - Report: Alcohol and mental health: a review of evidence, with a particular focus on New Zealand Report prepared to inform the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry underway in 2018 and funded by Alcohol Healthwatch May 2018


17 May 2018 - Alcohol Healthwatch Submission to the Governance and Administration Committee on the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill


16 May 2018 - Submission on the draft first report of the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on NCDs


08 May 2018 - FANNZ Update


May 2018 - E-News Issue 2 


24 April 2018 - Media release: Beer the Beautiful Truth

24 April 2018 - Decision from Advertising Standards Authority: Beer the Beautiful Truth 


Our Science, Our Stories: 2nd Australasian FASD Conference
Perth, Australia  21-22 Nov 2018
Pre-conference workshops 20 Nov 2018

We encourage you to attend this important conference, happening at a critical time of FASD action in both Australia and New Zealand.  Our Science, Our Stories, will feature our own Claire Gyde, inspirational writer and speaker and Chairperson of FASD-CAN, along with Canada’s Dr Svetlana Popova who has led groundbreaking research to ascertain FASD rates worldwide and in Canada.   

The FASD Conference Call for Abstract submissions is open. The deadline for receipt of submissions is Friday 11th May.
For further information about the conference click here .


22 Mar 2018 - Media - South Auckland community 'success' in preventing a 5th off-licence opening


Three Public Forums on Alcohol-related Submission Opportunities 

Wellington Thursday 5th April / Auckland Monday 9th April / Christchurch Wednesday 11th April     (CLOSED)

The opportunity for evidence-based action on alcohol-related harm is ripe! To build momentum for change, Alcohol Healthwatch is holding three public forums to assist stakeholders (public health, community, etc) in preparing their submissions. These workshops will cover:

  • Louisa Wall's Private Members' Bill: Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Renewal of Licences) Amendment Bill
  • The Tax Working Group call for submissions
  • The Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry

For more information click here - Wellington 5/4/18  /  Auckland 9/4/18  /   Christchurch 11/4/18 


Tuesday 27 March: Seminar - Partnerships between Universities and NGOs: a win-win

12.30-1.30pm    Function Hall 730-220, University of Auckland School of Population Health 

For more information click here 

This seminar is hosted by the School of Population Health and is free to attend. It is useful to have an indication of numbers attending, please RSVP to e.kinane@auckland.ac.nz.


06 Mar 2018 - E-News


28 Feb 2018: FANNZ Update


26 Feb 2018 - Media: Heaviest drinking quarter since new liquor laws came into effect


Feb 2018 - Submission on the Ministry's  Draft Strategy to prevent Suicide in NZ  (June 2017)


23 Jan 2018: Media- Addressing cheap alcohol needs to be on the table of the Mental Health Inquiry


18 Jan 2018 - Submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee on the Budget Policy Statement 2018


Jan 2018:  SUMMARY: A review of Territorial Authority progress towards Local Alcohol Policy development


THURSDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2018 :FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER WORKSHOP: TAURANGA

Alcohol Healthwatch and the Bay of Plenty DHB Community Health 4 Kids invites you to a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder workshop on Thursday 15th February 2018 in Tauranga with Dr Valerie McGinn Neuropsychologist.

Click to view the Panui or Email Maria.Hart@bopdhb.govt.nz for further information.


 

 

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