- Alcohol Activities & Services
This section is where you can find out about HPA's alcohol-related work and how to contact us.
Further information about HPA and its wider work on other topics can be found on our main website – www.hpa.org.nz
- Campaigns & communication work
- Community Action
- Policy advice and research
- Support for alcohol legislation requirements
- Support for low-risk drinking environments
- Support for health sector action
- Contact Us
- Alcohol & You
Want to know if your drinking is okay? Or are you considering making some changes to your drinking but want to know more? Do you know exactly how big a standard drink is?
Play the online games in the section to find out. Find out all about your relationship with alcohol here...
- Is your drinking okay?
- How much are you drinking?
- What's in a standard drink?
- Low-risk alcohol drinking advice
- Easing up on the drink
- How to be safer
- Alcohol & your kids
- Body effects tool
- Alcohol - the body & health effects
- How to access treatment
- The law and you
- Drinking and driving
- Legislation & Policy
Check out this section for NZ legislation and local strategies and polices relating to alcohol.
- Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012
- Alcoholism & Drug Addiction Act
- Alcohol strategies and policies
- Liquor licences
- Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority decisions
- Advertising alcohol
- Signage and resources for vendors
- Host responsibility
- Research & Resources
This is the research and resources section. This is where you can find alcohol statistics and researched topics.
HPA has a research blog. Take a look at some of the interesting conversations that are happening here.
- Latest resources
- PDFs of Alcohol Resources
- SAY NOW guidelines and toolbox
- AlcoholNZ magazine
- Ease up monthly e-newsletter
- Library catalogue
- Research publications
- NZ statistics
- Useful websites
Is your drinking okay?
Is your drinking okay? What sort of drinkerA drinker is a person who self-reports they currently consume alcohol. are you? Is the amount that you are drinking affecting your health? Are you worried that you may be drinking too much?
The Is Your Drinking Okay? test* can help you find out more about your level of risk from your drinking. Just complete the questionnaire and it will automatically add up your score and tell you what it means. It's that easy!
Take the test and find out if your drinking is okay.
More about the Is Your Drinking Okay test*
This test is based on the World Health Organization Alcohol AUDIT screening tool. It has been designed to gauge whether your drinking is putting you at risk.
This is an easy and quick way to get some straightforward feedback about your drinking and whether your drinking is potentially harmful.
You can download a PDF of the printable version of this test, called DrinkCheck, from here.
* This test is for people 18 years or older