- Alcohol Activities & Services
The Activities & Services section of the website has information about what the HPA is up to.
This is where you can find out what we are working on and how we achieve our goals.
- Campaigns & Communication Work
- Community Action
- Support for Requirements of Sale and Supply
- Policy Advice & Research
- Support for Health Sector Action
- Want to use Standard Drinks Icons or SAY Now toolkit?
- 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 tonight?
- What's in a Standard Drink?
- Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Advice
- Easing up on the drink
- How to Be Safer
- Alcohol and Your Kids
- Body Effects Tool
- Alcohol - the Body & Health Effects
- How to Access Treatment
- The Law & You
- Drinking & 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
- Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012
- Local Alcohol Policies
- Sale of Liquor Act
- Planning & Resource Management Act
- Alcoholism & Drug Addiction Act
- Alcohol Bans
- Alcohol Strategies & Policies
- Liquor Licences
- Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority Decisions
- Advertising Alcohol
- Signage 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
- Online Resources
- PDFs of Alcohol Resources
- Order Publications, Resources & Signs
- SAY NOW Guidelines and Toolbox
- AlcoholNZ Magazine
- Monthly e-Newsletter
- Library Catalogue
- Research Publications
- Research Blog
- NZ Statistics
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Pacific AOD Listserv
Talofa lava, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Fakalofa lahi atu, Ni sa bula, Namaste, Taloha ni, Halo olaketa, Kam na mauri, Ia orana, Bon jour, Kia ora and warm Pacific greetings to you all, welcome to the Pacific Listserv.
HPA’s Pacific alcohol and other drug (AOD) Listserv is designed to be a network where those working with Pacific communities can share information and discuss social and environmental issues and progress, especially with regard to alcohol-related topics. In addition, information about events can be shared.
To find out more and subscribe click http://lists.iconz.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/pacificaod.
A and D - Alcohol and Drug Listserv
Welcome to the A and D mailing list. It is designed to facilitate the discussion of items of interest to those involved in the alcohol and drug field.
For more information and to subscribe to the list click on http://lists.iconz.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/aandd.
SOL - Sale of Liquor Listserv
Welcome to the Sale of Liquor electronic mailing list. It is designed to facilitate the discussion of items of interest around liquor licensing and host responsibility.
To find out more and subscribe to the mailing list click on http://lists.iconz.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/sol.
Te Kupenga Hauora - Māori Alcohol and Drug Workforce Listserv
Nau mai Haere Mai, welcome to the Te Kupenga Hauora. It is designed to facilitate the discussion of alcohol and drug issues of interest to Māori and other indigenous peoples.
To find out more and subscribe to the listserv click http://lists.iconz.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/te_kupenga_hauora.
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