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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A booklet for people who are working with people who are having trouble with their drinking. It outlines how to use the booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series with the people they are working with.
A booklet for people who have changed the way they are drinking and want to maintain this change. It contains information and tools to help stay on track or get back on track after a slip or relapse. It is one of the six Alcohol and Your Health series of booklets.
These are the four workbooks for HPA's Smashed 'n Stoned? programme. Smashed 'n Stoned? is a facilited 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.