About Alcohol Healthwatch About Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch is an organisation of professionals dedicated to reducing and preventing alcohol-related harm and inequities in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are funded by the Ministry of Health.

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.

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20 June 2024: E-news

Welcome to the June 2024 edition of our e-news. It has been a busy period for the small team at Alcohol Healthwatch delivering many submissions, ... [Read more]

19 June 2024: Media - NZIER Cost of Alcohol Harms in New Zealand Estimate a Staggering $9.1 Billion

Alcohol Healthwatch welcomes NZIER costs of alcohol harms in New Zealand report released yesterday. The report commissioned by the Ministry of Healt... [Read more]

June 2024:  New Document - Tikanga Māori and Alcohol Licensing Proceedings

This report provides independent advice to inform the Ministry of Justice guidance and District Licensing Committee (DLC) training on the implementat... [Read more]

18 June 2024: Factsheet - No and Low Alcohol Products

Introduction No- and low- alcohol beverages (NoLos) have rapidly increased in popularity internationally amidst an increase in ‘health con... [Read more]

2024: The FASD Diagnostic Guidelines for Aotearoa New Zealand 2024

The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Diagnostic Guidelines for Aotearoa New Zealand 2024 Alcohol Healthwatch have been a staunch ad... [Read more]

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