Research and information publications

Listed under the topics below are links to:

  • information publications and online information found this website - including AlcoholNZ magazine articles, infosheets, eBooks, seminar presentations, guideline resources, and consumer resources.

Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency undertakes, commissions and publishes alcohol-related research as part of its statutory function to undertake alcohol-related research. This includes research commissioned through Research Investment for Priorities in Alcohol (RIPA) funding round. Older alcohol research published before 2012 by the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) can also be found on

Looking for data sources not reports – go to Where to find alcohol statistics.


Te Hiringa Hauora has been developing a Te Tiriti o Waitangi-aligned National Alcohol Harm Minimisation Framework. It is structured around the two pillars of policy change and culture change, with the aspiration of Aotearoa free from alcohol-related harm. The following are our position statements:

Research publications Information publications

Regional reports

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Under-18s (teenagers/adolescents)

Young people

Pregnancy and parenthood

Mid-life adults

Older adults

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Pacific people, other ethnicities and communities of interest

Alcohol in communities settings

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Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (SSAA)

Alcohol affordability

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Pregnancy warning labelling

Energy content labelling