Other New Zealand Sites of Interest

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http://www.alcoholaction.co.nz/  Alcohol Action NZ is a new national group in New Zealand responding to the excessive presence of alcohol and the enormous social, medical and personal damage alcohol misuse is inflicting on our society. 

http://www.alcohol.org.nz  This website has been developed by the Health Promotion Agency. Information includes advice, research and resources to help prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm and inspire NZ’ers to make better decisions about drinking alcohol. This includes alcohol & pregnancy, host responsibility, licensing matters, supply to minors etc.

http://www.hpa.org.nz/  Health Promotion Agency has an overall statutory function to lead and support activities for the following purposes: promoting health and wellbeing and encouraging healthy lifestyles; preventing disease, illness and injury; enabling environments that support health and wellbeing and healthy lifestyles; reducing personal, social and economic harm.

 http://www.aphru.ac.nz/  The Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit was an independent, peer reviewed research organisation, based in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand.  

https://www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/en/soph/about/our-departments/epidemiology-and-biostatistics/research/injury-and-trauma.html  The Injury and Trauma Research Group collaborates with many research partners, their strategic priorities reflected in the multi-disciplinary research programme including generating policy-relevant evidence to prevent injuries at home; interventions to reduce alcohol-related trauma;  and providing research leadership for the development of innovative integrated models of pre-hospital and acute trauma service delivery.

http://www.cads.org.nz/ Community Alcohol and Drug Services, Auckland (CADS) offer a range of free services to anybody in the Auckland region wanting to solve an alcohol or drug related question, issue or problem, or are concerned about or affected by someone else's use.

http://www.fade.org.nz/ FADE is a national organisation that provides alcohol and drug resources to schools and the communities. 

www.otago.ac.nz/ipru The goal of the Injury Prevention Research Unit is to contribute to reducing the incidence, severity and consequences of injury in New Zealand. The IPRU is based at the Dunedin School of Medicine within the Health Sciences Division of the University of Otago.

http://www.lawcom.govt.nz/project/review-regulatory-framework-sale-and-supply-liquor?quicktabs_23=media_and_speeches#node-778  Published 27 April 2010: "Alcohol In Our Lives: Curbing the Harm" is the Law Commission's final report on the review of New Zealand's liquor laws. The terms of reference for the review included- the adequacy of the current liquor licensing laws; alcohol taxation and pricing; advertising; age restrictions and the responsibilities of parents with respect to adolescent drinking.

http://www.nzdf.org.nz/  The Drug Foundation is committed to reducing and preventing the harms caused by drugs in New Zealand. NZDF advocates for policies and services that build a healthy society where there is the least possible harm from drug use.

http://www.pha.org.nz/ The Public Health Association (PHA) is a voluntary association that takes a leading role in promoting public health and influencing public policy.

http://www.publichealth.org.nz/ This Public Health WWW Networking Project  promotes collaboration and networking across a range of public health sectors. In the early stages of the project, the emphasis was on increasing awareness of the internet and the web.

www.shore.ac.nz   The Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation (SHORE )and Whariki is  at Massey University(Auckland).  The research team has expertise in a number of fields including alcohol and other drugs. It is funded through external research grants and contracts to undertake public good research of relevance to the health and social sectors.

http://www.youth2000.ac.nz/ The Youth2000 project is conducted by The Adolescent Health Research Group (AHRG) at the University of Auckland. The group aims to provide accurate and timely information that parents, schools, people working in health and education and policymakers can use to improve the health and wellbeing status of all young people in Aotearoa New Zealand.

http://www.saferjourneys.govt.nz/  Safer Journeys is the government's strategy to guide improvements in road safety over the period 2010 to 2020.  The strategy's vision is a safe road system increasingly free of death and serious injury and introduces the Safe System approach to New Zealand.

http://www.womens-health.org.nz/  Women’s Health Action is a social change organisation, working to improve the health and wellbeing of women, their families and whanau, and communities.