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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The Bar Code: Frontline Bar Staff and the Law booklet

31 October 2016

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. 

Download (pdf, 366.85 KB)
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AL405

Checklist for managing and obtaining an alcohol licence for an event

14 September 2016

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

This resource is only available online or to download.

Download (pdf, 473.8 KB)
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AL1053

Alcohol – The Body and Health Effects Book

1 August 2016

This publication provides a brief overview of the health and body effects of alcohol. It is a series of short summaries based on available evidence.

Download (pdf, 428.06 KB)
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AL802

Alcohol Management Plan template

1 July 2016

This blank downloadable template can be used to develop alcohol management plan. It should be used with the book resource Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events.

Download (doc, 51.5 KB)

DrinkCheck pamphlet

12 May 2016

A popular pamplet that includes:

  • the Drinkcheck questionnaire (WHO's AUDIT tool) to test drinking levels, with information on how to understand the results
  • HPA's low-risk alcohol drinking advice
  • information about standard drinks.
Download (pdf, 449.82 KB)
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AL531

Ki te Ao Mārama - DVD & workbook

12 May 2016

A DVD (which follows the journey of three people through their addiction, treatment and into their life of recovery) and an accompanying workbook. It is for Māori who are needing help to overcome any problems they may have with their alcohol and/or drug use. 

Download (pdf, 1.74 MB)
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AL543

Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events

12 May 2016

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, 940.86 KB)
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AL597

Straight up Guide to Standard Drinks pamphlet

30 April 2016

A pamphlet that explains what a standard drink is and shows how many standard drinks are in a range of types of alcoholic drinks.  

Download (pdf, 438.42 KB)
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AL437

Concerned about Someone's Drinking? booklet

27 April 2016

A booklet for people who are concerned about someone else's drinking and provides ideas about how to help others. It is one of the six booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series.

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AL595

Smashed n Stoned? programme workbooks

20 April 2016

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.

Download (pdf, 3.14 MB)
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AL514

Helping with Problem Drinking booklet

29 March 2016

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.

Download (pdf, 247.54 KB)
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AL590

Alcohol and Older People booklet

22 March 2016

A booklet for older people and their families, friends and carers. It is also for anyone interested in finding out more about alcohol and ageing.

It has information about:

  • how our bodies become less able to cope with alcohol as we age
  • how alcohol affects certain medicines and health conditions
  • how much alcohol is too much when you’re older
  • what older people can do if they think they have a drinking problem.
  • what family/whānau can do.
Download (pdf, 783.09 KB)
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AL548

Stopping Drinking booklet

14 March 2016

A booklet to help people who have decided to stop drinking or are worried about their drinking and are looking for support to stop. It is one of the six booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series.

Download (pdf, 188.61 KB)
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AL593

Host responsibility: guidelines for licensed premises

14 March 2016

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, 1.62 MB)
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AL452

Cutting Down booklet

4 March 2016

A booklet for people wanting to cut down their drinking.  It has information and practical tools to help. It is one of the six booklets in the Alcohol and Your Health series.

Download (pdf, 311.8 KB)
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AL592