Resource publications

Publications can be found below. The search tool can be used to search the publications by keyword or category.

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Date of Birth A4 poster

20 April 2017

A4 poster with a chart that helps bar and security staff to correctly calculate a patron’s age from their date of birth.

Download (pdf, 119.85 KB)
Code: 
AL973

Intoxications Assessment Tool (A6)

20 April 2017

Intoxication tool for hospitality industry, licensed premises - bars & clubs, and police use.  Size A6 for pocket use.

Download (pdf, 152.63 KB)
Code: 
AL804

The Manager's Guide

20 April 2017

A guidance book for managers of premises with alcohol licences. It provides information on the requirements for licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and other relevant legislation. 

Download (pdf, 3.3 MB)
Code: 
AL575

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - On-licensed premises

1 April 2017

This guidance sheet about is alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in on-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.

Download (pdf, 157.19 KB)
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AL554

Objecting to a licence to sell or supply alcohol: A guide to objections and hearings

29 March 2017

This guide is for people who are concerned about an application for a new or renewed alcohol licence in their community. It will help you decide whether to make an objection to a licence, and lead you through the objection and hearings process under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

This resource is only available electronically.

Download (pdf, 311.15 KB)
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AL1021

Guide to applying for a licence to sell or supply alcohol

29 March 2017

This booklet provides information about applying for a new or renewed licence to sell or supply alcohol under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

It is only available online to download.

Download (pdf, 294.69 KB)
Code: 
AL1020

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - Off-licensed premises

1 March 2017

This guidance sheet is about alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in off-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.

Download (pdf, 1.64 MB)
Code: 
AL945

National guidance on remote sales of alcohol

14 December 2016

This short guidance document is for individuals and businesses who sell alcohol remotely. It describes the types of remote sellers and the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 requirements that need to be met to sell alcohol remotely.

Download (pdf, 141 KB)
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AL1060

The Bar Code: Frontline Bar Staff and the Law booklet

31 October 2016

This booklet is for bar staff in licensed premises. It provides practical advice on what bar staff (including volunteer bar servers at clubs) need to do by law when serving alcohol in licensed premises. 

Download (pdf, 366.85 KB)
Code: 
AL405

Checklist for managing and obtaining an alcohol licence for an event

14 September 2016

A two-page checklist guide to assist licensees of entertainment venues work with the regulatory agencies when applying for a special licence for their event.  

This resource is only available online or to download.

Download (pdf, 473.8 KB)
Code: 
AL1053

Alcohol – The Body and Health Effects Book

1 August 2016

This publication provides a brief overview of the health and body effects of alcohol. It is a series of short summaries based on available evidence.

Download (pdf, 428.06 KB)
Code: 
AL802

Date of Birth card

1 August 2016

Date of Birth pocket sized cards for bar and security staff to assist them correctly calculate a patron’s age from their date of birth. The information on the cards is also available as A3 and/or A4 posters.

Download (pdf, 116.8 KB)
Code: 
AL968

Alcohol Management Plan template

1 July 2016

This blank downloadable template can be used to develop alcohol management plan. It should be used with the book resource Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events.

Download (doc, 51.5 KB)

DrinkCheck pamphlet

12 May 2016

A popular pamplet that includes:

  • the Drinkcheck questionnaire (WHO's AUDIT tool) to test drinking levels, with information on how to understand the results
  • HPA's low-risk alcohol drinking advice
  • information about standard drinks.
Download (pdf, 449.82 KB)
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AL531

Ki te Ao Mārama - DVD & workbook

12 May 2016

A DVD (which follows the journey of three people through their addiction, treatment and into their life of recovery) and an accompanying workbook. It is for Māori who are needing help to overcome any problems they may have with their alcohol and/or drug use. 

Download (pdf, 1.74 MB)
Code: 
AL543