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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11 Aug 2022: Media - Grassroots Sport Doesn’t Rely on Alcohol Company Sponsorship

A recent audit of selected community sport found only 3 sport teams had alcohol product branding on their uniforms - Advertising through broadcaste... [Read more]

11 Aug 2022: Report - Exposure to alcohol-related branding at community-level rugby and rugby league games across Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Sport is used as a key marketing channel by alcohol companies in Aotearoa New Zealand. Sports games are highly-charged arenas; they are popular, emoti... [Read more]

19 Jul 2022: Media - “Pass the Bill” campaign calls on MPs to support alcohol law change

New Zealanders are being urged to throw their support behind a new campaign “Pass the Bill” that calls on Members of Parliament (MPs) to v... [Read more]

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