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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Safer bars and restaurants – A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)

3 April 2019

Safer bars and restaurants – A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) provides guidance information for licensees and their staff to assist in establishing and maintaining a safe and secure environment in pubs, taverns, hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes and clubs.

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AL1129

Safer bottle stores - A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)

3 April 2019

Safer bottle stores - A guide to Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) provides guidance information for licensees and their staff to assist in establishing and maintaining a safe and secure environment in bottle stores.

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AL1130

Drugs in bars: A guide for licensees

4 March 2019

The Drugs in Bars Guide is for alcohol licensees and managers who have a duty to be responsible hosts to all customers, including those using substances like illicit drugs or medicines. The guide explains how having good policies, processes, responses, and training can reduce problems and harm to customers. It provides information about drug law and how to reduce substance-related problems in on-licensed premises.

This resource was developed by the NZ Drug Foundation, supported by HPA. More information about this guide can be found on the NZ Drug Foundation’s website here or you can order free copies from their resources page here. The resource can also be downloaded from the Foundation’s website and below.

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AL1112

Host responsibility: guidelines for licensed premises

1 February 2019

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.

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AL452

The Bar Code: Frontline Bar Staff and the Law booklet

31 January 2019

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. 

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Code: 
AL405

The Manager's Guide

14 December 2018

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. 

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AL575

The Law - on-licensed premises A4 sign

1 October 2018

An A4 signage poster for on-licensed premises.  It reminds customers of the law that intoxicated people will not be served alcohol or allowed on the premises and the ID they need to show to be served alcohol if they look under 25. It also lets them know that food, low and non alcohol drinks and free water are available.

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AL984

Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events

10 September 2018

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.

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AL597

Intoxication Assessment Tool Poster

10 September 2018

A4 poster for use by the hospitality industry, licensed premises - bars and clubs, and police use. 

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AL805

Date of Birth A3-sized poster

10 September 2018

 A3 poster with chart to help bar and security staff correctly calculate a patron’s age from their date of birth.

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AL972

Club customer question bar sign poster

30 May 2018

A bar sign poster (A5 size) to remind customers in clubs that they can only purchase alcohol if they are an authorised customer.  

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AL1098-C

Club server question card - A

30 May 2018

A card (A6 size) to remind servers of alcohol in clubs to only serve alcohol to authorised customers. This version DOES NOT include ‘guests of a member of another club with reciprocal visiting rights’.

Check the conditions on your licence to see which card to order.

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Code: 
AL1098-A

Club server question card - B

30 May 2018

A card (A6 size) to remind servers of alcohol in clubs to only serve alcohol to authorised customers. This version DOES include ‘guests of a member of another club with reciprocal visiting rights’.

Check the conditions on your licence to see which card to order.

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AL1098-B

A guide to assist licensees of entertainment venues to apply for a special licence

11 April 2018

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

This resource is only available online or to download.

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AL1053

Alcohol Management Plan template

10 April 2018

This blank downloadable template (MS Word) can be used to develop an alcohol management plan for any licensed premises. A WORD and PDF 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.

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