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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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4 Nov 2021: Document - Cheap drinks: An exploratory audit of alcohol prices at off -licences across Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland. July 2021

The real price of alcohol and its aff ordability (price relative to income) are key drivers of alcohol use in Aotearoa New Zealand. Those who disprop... [Read more]

4 Nov 2021: Study shows alcohol sold at pocket money prices

Alcohol is being sold at pocket money prices, a new study of alcohol prices across 743 alcohol products sold in Auckland has found. “The low pr... [Read more]

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]

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