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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27 Oct 2021: Submission on alcohol signs and advertising at liquor stores in Auckland

Alcohol Healthwatch welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to Auckland Council on signs and advertising at off-licence alcohol outlets. We b... [Read more]

5 Oct 2021: FANNZ Update

Impact of FASD for Māori   Sarah Goldsbury, clinical neuropsychologist, FASD Centre Aotearoa,  is investigating Māori whānau experie... [Read more]

29 Sept 2021: Media - Commissioners show leadership on FASD by invoking statutory mandate

Alcohol Healthwatch applauds the Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, and the Disability Rights Commissioner, Paula Tesoriero (MNZM), ... [Read more]

9 Sept 2021: Factsheet - Prenatal alcohol exposure and lifelong impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Most adults in Aotearoa New Zealand drink alcohol/waipiro. In 2019/20, 81.5% of adults aged 15 years and over reported drinking in the past year, equa... [Read more]

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