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National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - Off-licensed premises

15 May 2019

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.

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AL945

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 Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency. 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

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - On-licensed premises

1 November 2018

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.

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AL554

Smashed n Stoned? programme workbooks

1 October 2018

These are the four workbooks for the Smashed 'n Stoned? programme by Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency. Smashed 'n Stoned? is a facilitated self-change programme to be run with groups of 13 to 18-year-olds whose alcohol and drug use puts them at risk.

Before ordering or using these workbooks, you need to have completed the programme facilitator training or be a qualified health professional, such as an AOD treatment or generic clinician. For training dates and locations, see the Events page in the website footer or go to alcohol.org.nz/events.

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AL514

DrinkCheck pamphlet

12 May 2016

A popular pamphlet that includes:

  • the Drinkcheck questionnaire (WHO's AUDIT tool) to test drinking levels, with information on how to understand the results
  • low-risk alcohol drinking advice from Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency
  • information about standard drinks.
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AL531

Guidelines for Safe Zones at Large Events

17 December 2013

An A4 guideline document about safe zones at large events.  It is for event organisers and Safe Zone providers and helps them plan for and provide a Safe Zones for intoxicated patrons at large events, as part of an Alcohol Management Plan. These Guidelines supplement, and should be used in conjunction, with the Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events from Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency which recommends that it is sensible for organisers of large events to provide a safe place for intoxicated patrons.

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AL913