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.

Latest News/Updates Latest News/Updates

16 Dec 2022: E-news

Welcome to our December 2022 e-news. Since our last e-news in October, we have lots of news to update you with! We welcome great progress to r... [Read more]

13 Dec 2022: Factsheet - UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING ALCOHOL HARM among Rainbow youth at secondary school

A wide range of historical and current contexts shape alcohol use among Rainbow young people, including, New Zealand’s wider drinking culture, R... [Read more]

13 Dec 2022: Addressing Alcohol Harm in Adolescents Technical Report 3: Rainbow analysis. Methods and data tables December 2022

‘Addressing alcohol harm in adolescents’ is a research and advocacy project, undertaken as partnership between Alcohol Healthwatch and the... [Read more]

13 Dec 2022: Media - Action needed to address high levels of alcohol harm among Rainbow students

High school students who identify as part of Rainbow communities experience high levels of alcohol harm, especially sexual harm, an analysis of Youth2... [Read more]

7 Dec 2022: Media release re new Govt alcohol bill

Hāpai te Hauora and Alcohol Healthwatch celebrate the changes put forward by Justice Minister Kiritapu Allan today to give power back to communities i... [Read more]

September 2022: New factsheets on youth drinking

Download the first five factsheets on youth drinking from the NZ Youth 2000 surveys. [Read more]

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