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 March 2023: Media - Alcohol advertising on social media platforms

A new report from Australia highlights the significant community exposure to alcohol advertising through social media platforms. Over a one-year pe... [Read more]

14 March 2023: Media - Delay of alcohol law reform false economy

Among its ditched policies the Government has delayed any further alcohol law reform for yet another year. It had signalled that alcohol marketing,... [Read more]

23 Feb 2023: Fact Sheet - Understanding and addressing alcohol harm among Pasifika seconday school students

Although Pasifika secondary school students are slightly less likely to drink than non-Māori/non-Pasifika, high-risk drinking patterns are more common... [Read more]

23 Feb 2023: Addressing Alcohol Harm in Adolescents Technical Report 4: Pasifika analysis. Methods and data tables

Introduction About the project ‘Addressing alcohol harm in adolescents’ is a research and advocacy project, undertaken as partnership betw... [Read more]

27 Sept 2022 - 23 Feb 2023: Webinar Series -Understanding and Addressing Adolescent Alcohol Harm

Watch the videos here : This free webinar series, hosted by Alcohol Healthwatch and the Adolescent Health Research Group, will present new findin... [Read more]

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