Jeff Noble is coming down under!
FASD-CAN www.fasd.can.org.nz, the organisation uniting and supporting those living with FASD is pleased to announce two workshops with Jeff Noble –
Saturday 25th November @ Jet Park Hotel Mangere Auckland and Monday 27th @ The Commodore Airport Hotel Christchurch. Jeff is a dynamic and energising speaker who describes himself as “…a helper, a leader and an innovator”.
Register to attend with FASD-CAN Secretary Lee Tempest email@example.com before 20 Nov or click here for further details.
OCTOBER 2 - SAVE THE DATE! INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Alcohol Healthwatch is excited to bring Vinny Demarco to NZ to present on how alcohol tax increases save lives, but they rarely happen for public health purposes. This presentation will describe one model for global action. For more information click here (Registration is not required to attend these presentations)
AUT University: 2 Oct 2017: 10:30 to 11:30am - MH104, MH building, AUT South Campus, 640 Great South Road, Manukau
Auckland University: 2 Oct 2017: 12.30 to 1.30pm - Room 733-234, Tamaki Campus School of Population Health
Two Auckland events contributing to FASD Awareness Month, September 2017:
Thursday Sept 7: Alcohol Healthwatch and Hapai te Hauora will host ‘Whanau ora and the FASD Plan: Achieving success together’ (8.30am to 12.30pm).
Presentation by Christine Rogan, Alcohol Healthwatch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sgw6NLNCjw
Presentation by Lance Norman, Hāpai Te Hauora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYQWfA0escw
View panui or register with firstname.lastname@example.org before Thursday, 31 August.
Saturday Sept 9: FASD-CAN invites families living with FASD to a ‘Let’s get Strategic’ caregivers workshop (8.45am – 3.30pm). View invitation or register with email@example.com before Friday, 1 September.
Invitation:-Thursday 27 July 2017: FASD-informed practice: A professional development workshop in partnership with Te Pou Oranga o Whakatōhea, Opotiki, Bay of Plenty Click here for Panui & more information Registration is required to attend
Invitation:-Thursday 1st June 2017: FASD-informed practice: A professional development workshop. Mangere , Auckland. Click here for the Panui & more information Registration is full and has now closed
Invitation:-Thursday 30th March 2017: FASD-informed practice: A professional development workshop. Mangere , Auckland. Click here for the Panui & more information
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.
6 Aug 2016: Invitation - A Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder parenting workshop will be held on Saturday August 6thin Wellington in association with FASD-CAN. For further details and to register click here
22 June 2016: Invitation-“FASD-Informed Practice - A Professional Development Workshop with Neuropsycholgist Dr Valerie McGinn and Paediatrician Dr Zoe McLaren, Wed 22nd June, Hamilton. RSVP essential by 15 June. For further information … “ Invitation- FASD - informed practice: A professional development workshop
Feb 2016 - Workshops: FASD Moving Forward International speakers will present the latest information around their research and programme related to supporting children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and offer practical strategies from their experiences
Hosted by: Fostering Kids NZ in association with Alcohol Healthwatch & FASD-CAN
To see more about the speakers, dates & locations, and how to register please click here to download the flyer.
- 15 Sept 2015On behalf of the Executive Planning Group, Alcohol Healthwatch invites you to: ACTION ON ALCOHOL – ENHANCING OUR EFFORTS Auckland Alcohol Planning Forum Tuesday 15th September 2015 in Auckland. For more information click here to download the invitation and registration form. Note: Registration to attend is essential and closes on 8 Sept 2015.
Document: Action on Alcohol Plan 2013 -2018
- Join with Alcohol Healthwatch and the University of Auckland to mark September 9th FASD Awareness Day at the FASD Research and Policy Forum. RSVP essential. Click here for further details
- Those caring for a child, adolescent or adult with FASD are invited to attend an FASD Parenting Workshop on 10th September in Auckland. RSVP essential. Click here for further details
19 May 2015: FASD Justice Forum with Guest speaker Judge Catherine Crawford, Children's Court Magistrate Western Australia
9.00am - 12.30pm, Quality Hotel, Parnell Click here for more information about the forum and attending
19 May 2015: Lecture: "How youth affected by FASD are treated in criminal jurisdictions" speaker Judge Catherine Crawford, Children's Court Magistrate Western Australia
6pm-7pm, 19/5/15, Northey Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Law, Auckland Click here for more information about the lecture and attending
Regional Forums - One Year On: SSAA 2012 - Invite & Registration Alcohol Healthwatch and the Health Promotion Agency are hosting three regional forums in March for those working in the fields of alcohol licensing, alcohol policy, public health, police and DLCs.
The forums will discuss:
-What is working well with the Act - Key challenges -Recommendations for the next phase of implementation
For more details on these forums and the link to the online registration please see the attached document or visit the following link http://www.alcohol.org.nz/events/one-year-sale-and-supply-alcohol-act-2012
Draft Programme for Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington Forums
30 June 2015: A report on three regional forums One Year On: The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 June 2015
Three regional SSAA Forums held in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. The forums were held to reflect on how the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 is working towards its object one year into its implementation. The report summarises the discussions and themes from the three forums.
14 Nov 2014: FASD Symposium
Key note speakers: Dr Valerie McGinn(NZ Expert on FASD) & Christine Rogan (HP Advisor/FASD Project Coordinator, Alcohol Healthwatch)
Hosted by the Youth Offending Team Waitakere
Invitation to book release & briefing paper launch - 3 December 2013:
You are invited to hear award winning journalist Ann Dowsett Johnston speak about her timely and thought-provoking book Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, and the official launch of our new Policy Briefing Paper - Women and Alcohol in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
10.00am - 12pm, Tuesday 3rd December 2013 in Parnell, Auckland Click here for more information and invitation
SEMINARS: The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and Alcohol Healthwatch invite you to attend a research seminar on:
Dealing with Alcohol-Related Harm and the Night-Time Economy Presented by Associate Professor Peter Miller, School of Psychology, Deakin University, Australia and
The Locally Specific Impacts of Alcohol Outlet Density in the North Island of New Zealand 2006-2011 Presented in Auckland by Dr Michael Cameron, National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis, University of Waikato and in Wellington by Dr Craig Gordon, HPA
The seminars will be held:
Wellington 6 November 10am to 1pm More information & registration details RSVP A.Jarosch@hpa.org.nz
Auckland 8 November 10am to 1pm More information & registration form RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
LAP Policies Information Sheet
Peter Miller's research reports:
Dealing with Alcohol in the Night-Time Economy - (DANTE) final report
Patron Offending and Intoxication in Night-Time Entertainment Districts - (POINTED) Executive Summary
Patron Offending and Intoxication in Night-Time Entertainment Districts - (POINTED) Final Report
Michael Cameron's research report
The Locally Specific Impacts of Alcohol Outlet Density in the North Island of New Zealand 2006-2011 http://www.alcohol.org.nz/sites/default/files/research-publications/pdfs/NI%20Outlet%20Density%20Report%20FA.pdf
23 May 2013: Keep Calm & Reduce the Harm Regional Forum: 'Making the most out of our new liquor laws' 9.30am-3.30pm Auckland
Invitation & Registration Form
Document: Key Aspects of the Sale & Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. Alcohol Healthwatch
Rebecca Williams: The Sale & Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - What's New?
Cathy Bruce: LAPs What's happening out there?
Amy Robinson: LAPs: How do we turn the evidence into practical recommendations?
Michael Sinclair: Auckland Council Alcohol Programme: LAP
Rebecca Williams: The Auckland Alcohol Harm Reduction Plan
7 March 2013 : THE PERILS OF ALCOHOL MARKETING - Alcohol Action NZ Annual Conference
Video 1 : Introductory Comments - Dr Geoff Robinson, Alcohol Action NZ
Video 2 : Alcohol Harms - Prof. Jennie Connor, University of Otago
Video 3: Responsible Alcohol Marketing: A Public Health Oxymoron? - Prof. Janet Hoek, University of Otago
Video 4: Where Would Alcohol Companies Be Without Alcohol Marketing? - Prof. Sally Casswell, Massey University
Video 5 : Alcohol Advertising And Sponsorship, Young People Need A Sporting Chance - Dr Kerry O'Brien, Monash University (Australia)
Video 6: The Culture Of Intoxication: Young Adults, Social Networking And Alcohol Marketing -Assoc Prof. Antonia Lyons, Massey University
Nov 13-14, 2012: From Harm to Harmony'
A two day symposium with a special focus on addressing the impacts of alcohol on the lives of women, and the burden of alcohol-related injuries and violence in New Zealand.
When: Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th November 2012
Where: Waipuna Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt. Wellington, Auckland
Invitation (pdf) Programme (pdf) Registraton Form(doc)
Nov 13-14, 2012: Harm to Harmony Presentations:
Nov 13, 2012 - Day 1
- Prof. Sally Casswell; SHORE & Massey Uni; Setting the scene-the global and national context
- Christine Rogan;Alcohol Healthwatch & George Christy Parker; Women's Health Action; Women and alcohol - A summary of the literature: Setting the stage for informed conversation..
- Christine Rogan;Alcohol Healthwatch & George Christy Parker; Women's Health Action; Women and alcohol-A summary of the literature; recommendations
- Te Pora Thompson-Evans; Hapai Te Hauora Tapui; Women and Alcohol- Key findings from focus groups
- G. Raj Singh; Alcohol Healthwatch; Alcohol-related injuries and violence: A summary of the literature and recommendations
14 Nov 2012 - Day 2 Key Note addresses:
- Prof. Jennie Connor; Uni of Otago; "Best Buys" for alcohol-harm reduction
- Dr Evelyn Gillan; Alcohol Focus Scotland; Scotland's experience in addressing their burden of alcohol-related harm
- Caterina Giorgi; Fdn for Alcohol Research & Education Ltd, Australia; Australia's experience in addressing their burden of alcohol-related harm (link)
Nov 13, 2012: Briefing Paper -Women & Alcohol in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Nov 13, 2012: Briefing Paper - Alcohol, Injuries & Violence
Nov 12, 2012: Media Release: Harm to Harmony Symposium 13-14 Nov 2012
Oct 18, 2012: Launch - "Babies & Booze" Youth Social Media Awareness Campaign 4 Sept, 2012: World FASD Awareness Day Event, Waipuna Conference Centre, Auckland Invitation
24 May, 2012: Ak Community Alcohol Forum "From Global Alcohol Policy to Local Action", Waipuna Invitation & Registration Form Agenda
Presentations: Raj Singh(AHW) & Amy Robinson(AHW) & Winnie Hauraki(CAYAD)-Global Alcohol Policy Conference ; Prof Jane Kelsey(Ak Uni)-Free Trade Agreements Impact on NZ Alcohol Policy ; Basia Arnold(MOJ)-Alcohol Reform Bill ; Prof Doug Sellman(AANZ)-What's Alcohol Action NZ up to? ; Andrew Galloway & Paul Radich(Ak Council)-The District Licensing Agency Central ; Rebecca Williams(AHW)-Rising to the Challenge
2011 and Prior:
9 Nov, 2011: 2011 Central Auckland Election Forum Invitation 9 September 2011: FASD Awareness Day Event
Jun 2, 2011: Auckland the Liveable City - Reducing Alcohol-related Harm: Regional Planning Forum Invitation & Registration Form Agenda Presentation- Michael Sinclair, Auckland Council
1 August 2011: Report-Auckland Regional Alcohol Planning Forum 2 June 2011
1 August 2011: Executive Summary-Auckland Regional Forum Planning Report 2 June 2011
Regional Workshops: NZ Drug Fdn ( in assoc. with Alcohol Healthwatch) is hosting workshops on the Alcohol Law Reform Bill: Nelson 3/2/11, New Plymouth 4/2/11, Hamilton 8/2/11 , Palmerston North 9/2/11, Dunedin 10/2/11. Click here for more info.
Jan 27, 2010 : Alcohol Reform Bill Submission Workshop St Stephen's Church Hall, Whangaparaoa Hibiscus Coast. For more information Call Graham Lamont (09-424-4599) or Christine Rogan( 09)520-7037
Nov 3, 2010: Invitation & Registration Form - "Creating a Brighter Future" Alcohol Law Reform Forum 9.30am -3.30pm, Waipuna Conference Centre, Mt Wellington , Auckland -Simon Power's speech
Sept 27, 2010: Mayoral pre-election forum on social issues - Otahuhu
Sept 14, 2010: Community Meeting "Why(& how) NZ must change its binge-drinking culture" -Whangaparaoa
Sept 13, 2010: Open Lecture; Prof. Sir Ian Gilmore - A View of Liquor Law Reform, UK & NZ (hosted by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians)
Sept 11, 2010: Youth Preventing Awareness Day
Sept 9, 2010 - Invitation: To World FASD Awareness Day Event Auckland 2010
Aug 15, 2010 - Alcohol Law Reform - Public Rally/March
Jun 22, 2010 - Auckland Regional Alcohol Forum (doc)
Apr 29, 2010: Free Workshop - Living with FASD in the Family: Trying Differently Not Harder
Mar 31, 2010: Free Seminar - FASD & Justice; Presenting Forensic Psychologist, Dr Natalie Novick Brown
Mar 23, 2010: Conference - Alcohol Causes Violence Conference
Sep 9, 2009 International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day 09/09/09
Invitation: Invitation to Attend a Free Seminar "FASD in Aotearoa - 10 Years On"
Poster: International FASD Day Poster (PDF)
Chris Laurenson, MOH; MOH action on FASD: a presentation to the FASD Day 9/9/09 (PDF/PPT)
Diane Bourn, FSANZ; Health Advisory labels on Alcoholic Beverages (PDF/PPT)
Christine Rogan, Alcohol Healthwatch;"FASD in Aotearoa- 10 years on" From a Community Perspective(PDF/PPT)
Dr Sheryl Parackal;Alcohol in Pregnancy Study (APS) (PDF/PPT)
July-August 2009 Canadian First Nation International Guest Speaker Jenelle McMillan(pdf)
May 15, 2009 Presentation ALAC Conference - FASD Finding The Fit
Dec 5, 2008 Seminar: Fetal Alcohol Awareness Luncheon 11.30am - 3pm, Blenheim Oct 15, 2008 Action on Alcohol ; Auckland Regional Alcohol Forum at Waipuna Conference Centre, Mt Wellington 9.00 am to 3.30pm
Feedback from Workshops on National Alcohol Action Plan(PDF)
Presentation - Leigh Sturgiss:Tobacco Control Initiatives. What Worked & Why?(PDF)
Presentation -Rebecca Williams - Action on Liquor; Policy & Context Update (PDF)
16 Apr 2008: Seminar: Intervention is Prevention: Working Effectively with the Highest-Risk Mothers to Prevent FASD - Dr Therese Grant (invitation)
Biosketch of Therese Grant
Presentation Handout #1 - Morning Session
Presentation Handout #2 - Morning Session
26 Nov & 3 Dec 2007: Seminars in Wellington and Auckland "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: What Youth Justice Professionals Need to Know" (PDF)
8 & 9 November 2007: Training - Recognising & Responding to Alcohol Related Brain Injury - An Introduction. Waipuna Hotel, Mt Wellington(PDF)
21 September 2007: "Issues & Interventions" Alcohol & Tertiary Students - Waipuna Hotel, Mt Wellington
- Invitation & Agenda(PDF)
- Presentation:Harmful Effects of alcohol on Sexual Behaviour in a NZ University Community; Jennie Connor, IPRU, University of Otago (PDF)
- Presentation: Local Government Alcohol Policy; Brett Maclennan, IPRU, University of Otago
- Presentation: A national Secondary School Youth Health & Wellbeing Survey;Dr Peter Watson,School of Population, University of Auckland
July 2007: Forum -Auckland Regional Alcohol & Road Safety Forum: Invitation & Presentations
Sept 2006: Symposium- Auckland 21st Sept or Wellington 22nd Sept:"Alcohol marketing-beyond the glamour, fun and sex"(PDF)
Sept 2006 -FASD Day 9th Sept (PDF)
9 September 2005 -Invitation:FASD Awareness Day
13 July 2005-SOL Amendment Bill Workshop
14 June 2005 - Auckland Regional Exit Breath Survey 2005 Launch (PDF)
14 June 2005 - North West Host Responsibility and Safer Environments Expo (PDF)
14 June 2005 - AGENDA: North West Expo
9 September 2004 - FAS Day(PDF)
9 September 2004 - FAS Day Invitation(PDF)