AlcoholNZ magazine

AlcoholNZ provides evidence-based articles, commentaries and summaries of new research to update readers' knowledge and inform debate about alcohol issues in New Zealand.

Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency no longer publishes these magazines. Back issues of some of the printed AlcoholNZ magazines are available from Te Hiringa Hauora -  contact Individual articles can also be found on the Research and information publications page.

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This page also includes PDFs of historical issues of the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand’s magazine, which preceded AlcoholNZ.

AlcoholNZ magazine - April 2011

15 April 2011

This first issue of the AlcoholNZ magazine has articles on:

  • the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol
  • WHO's Global Status Report
  • charting alcohol exposure at the Rugby Sevens
  • alcohol advertising.
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ALAC's magazine - May 2010

27 May 2010

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles titled:

  • ALAC’s policy positions
  • ALAC’s Working Together Conference
  • The ADA Act explained
  • Ease Up on the Drink campaign
  • Priority population action plans
  • Manukau Outlet Density Research Reports.
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ALAC's magazine - December 2009

30 December 2009

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles titled:

  • An update on the Law Commission's review
  • A summary of ALAC’s Law Commission submission
  • To drink or not to drink 
  • 2009 Cutting Edge Conference report.
  • A student-led forum - Is it Worth it?
  • A Pregnant Pause – FASD Day 10th Anniversary.
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ALAC's magazine - December 2008

16 December 2008

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles titled:

  • Let's drink to the Rugby World Cup
  • Sale and Supply of Liquor Regulatory Framework Review
  • Safe Communities Conference
  • Anamata '08 "Face the Future"
  • Quit group turns 10
  • WATCH project
  • It's dry down south.
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ALAC's magazine - September 2008

27 September 2008

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles about:

  • RTDs
  • International FASD Awareness Day
  • Safety NZ Week
  • The consultation for the National Alcohol Action Plan
  • Outcomes of the Le Ala Pacific research project
  • Changing the Niue Drinking Culture
  • 2008 Cutting Edge Conference report.
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ALAC's magazine - June 2008

30 June 2008

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles about:

  • The LLA decision to reject the appliction from supermarket giant Progressive Enterprise
  • High Court decision upholding an LLA ruling restricting opening hours for licensed premises in Queenstown
  • The ASA decision around the ALAC binge drinking advertisements
  • A groundbreaking approach to reducing alcohol-related harm in the Far North
  • A new drug unit at Rimutaka Prison.
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ALAC's magazine - April 2008

15 April 2008

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles on:

  • ALAC's new hard hitting ads to tackle drinking culture
  • A matter of conscience
  • The Parihaka International Peace Festival.
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ALAC's magzine- September 2007

15 September 2007

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles about:

  • whether local communities should have a say in the location and numbers of liquor outlets
  • Wellington City Council's designation as a WHO Safe Community
  • national protocol on alcohol promotions
  • a new resource for parents of teenagers with drug and alcohol problems
  • Anamata - a national youth forum on safety and crime.
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ALAC's magazine - June 2007

15 June 2007

This issue of ALAC's magazine includes articles about:

  • Alcohol Advertising Review report recommendations
  • ALAC's 10th Working Together Conference
  • Matariki - Māori New Year
  • Alcohol Drug Helpline celebrates its 10th birthday
  • A update of the resource Strengthening Community Action on Alcohol.
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ALAC's magazine - March 2007

27 March 2007

This issue of ALAC'a magazine includes articles about:

  • excise tax and supermarkets
  • Wellington Downtown Community Ministry's wet house
  • ALAC-sponsored initiativs that integrate high achievement in arts and sport with healthy lifestyle choices
  • Youth Access to Alcohol (YATA) project - community-based initiatives
  • progress on the Government review of the sale and supply of alcohol to minors. 
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