Resource publications

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Host responsibility guide

18 November 2021

This is a booklet for bars, taverns, restaurants, cafes and clubs. It provides guidance on strategies and tools to assist staff in licensed premises meet host responsibility requirements under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. A sample host responsibility policy is included.

Download (pdf, 425.99 KB)
Code: 
AL452

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - Off-licensed premises

18 November 2021

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, 1.22 MB)
Code: 
AL945

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - On-licensed premises

18 November 2021

This guidance sheet is about 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, 685.4 KB)
Code: 
AL554

The Manager's Guide

18 November 2021

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, 3.64 MB)
Code: 
AL575

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - All messages

3 November 2021

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster that advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 1.39 MB)
Code: 
AL912

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - Hand

3 November 2021

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster that advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 1.36 MB)
Code: 
AL909

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - Handcuffs

3 November 2021

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster that advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 1.32 MB)
Code: 
AL911

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster - Mouth

3 November 2021

A3 Helpseekers campaign poster that advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 1.31 MB)
Code: 
AL910

Helpseekers campaign flyer

3 November 2021

Double-sided Helpseekers campaign flyer.  It advertises the Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 number and website.

Download (pdf, 1.95 MB)
Code: 
AL908

Under Age Host Responsibility Poster

6 May 2021

'Alcohol will not be sold to minors' A4 poster for use in licensed premises and at event where alcohol is sold.

Download (pdf, 221.89 KB)
Code: 
AL630

Guidelines for Patron Welfare at Large Events

6 April 2021

These Guidelines replace the old Guidelines for Safe-zones and have been developed to help event organisers take a proactive, prevention-first approach and deliver safe events for patrons, from a whole-of-event perspective, to complement the emergency services provided by healthcare professionals. Event organisers can draw on its recommendations during their operational risk management planning for the event.

Enquiries Mark Lyne m.lyne@hpa.org.nz

Download (pdf, 2.19 MB)
Code: 
AL913

What happens when I drink alcohol? infosheet

30 March 2021

An infosheet explaining what happens in the body when a person drinks alcohol. It covers how alcohol gets into the blood and what happens next in different parts of the body and in an unborn baby. 

Download (pdf, 152.32 KB)
Code: 
AL1082

Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events

11 March 2021

The Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events book provides best-practice models and other guidance information. It is for individuals and agencies involved with ensuring that alcohol consumption at large events is managed legally and effectively.

Download (pdf, 1.15 MB)
Code: 
AL1186

Alcohol Management Plan template

1 February 2021

This blank downloadable template (MS Word) can be used to develop an alcohol management plan for any licensed premises. A WORD version of this template can be found here.

For large events, it should be used with the book resource Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events.

These guidelines were redeveloped in February 2021. 

Selecting and appointing District Licensing Committees

13 November 2019

This guide is for council staff responsible for managing the selection and appointment of district licensing committees (DLCs). The guide will be useful whether you are new to the process or you have had previous experience. It may also be of interest to elected members of council and prospective DLC members.

Download (pdf, 998.05 KB)
Code: 
AL1168