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Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

Press Release – Massey University

There is a common misconception that hazardous or risky drinking is something only young people do, but new research shows that between 35 to 40 per cent of New Zealanders aged 50 years or older may also drink hazardously. Read more »

No relationship between alcohol advertising and consumption

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

There is no relationship between alcohol advertising spend and consumption in New Zealand, according to a new study by the Foundation for Advertising Research. Read more »

Bringing the ‘water of life’ to a small West Coast town

Press Release – Reefton Distilling Co

Media Release for immediate release Bringing the water of life to a small West Coast town Reefton Distilling Co. gear up to open their new distillery in the heart of historic Reefton With a successful capital raise completed in March … Read more »

My Beer Case launch equity crowdfunding campaign

Press Release – PledgeMe

My Beer Case launch equity crowdfunding campaign Auckland-based on-demand alcohol delivery service, My Beer Case, have launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe. They are aiming to raise a minimum of $120,000 and a maximum of $250,000 … Read more »

Auckland set to get A Taste of South Australia

Press Release – Boyd PR

South Australias artisan producers, local gin, wine and craft brewers will be on show at a new Pop-Up at Mr Toms on Aucklands Ponsonby Road from 7 9 September. Read more »

Massey study reveals wide range of Kiwi gin experiences

Press Release – Juno Gin

What do Kiwis taste and smell when they consume gin? Everything from citrus to earthy and juniper to my mother according to a Massey University study to develop a consumer lexicon for the booming craft gin scene in New Zealand. Read more »

0.0 alcohol beer option response to market demand

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

The growing number of alcohol-free options in beer, wine and spirits is broadening the opportunities for Kiwis to make more moderate choices with their drinking, says NZ Alcohol Beverages Council Executive Director Nick Leggett. Read more »

Lancet study needs to be put in context, says NZABC

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

The latest Lancet study releasing apparently sobering reading for the 80% of Kiwis who enjoy a drink needs to be considered in context, says the New Zealand Alcohol Beverages Council. Read more »

Alcohol price hike won’t stop harmful drinking

Press Release – NZABC

Hiking the price of alcohol to account for harmful drinking will just load more cost onto reasonable drinkers while having little effect on those making poor drinking choices, says the New Zealand Alcohol Beverages Association. Read more »

New Zealand Gin Named Best in World

Press Release – Scapegrace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 16 August 2018 A New Zealand gin has been given the highest possible accolade in the global industry: Its been named best London dry gin in the world at the prestigious International Wine and Spirits Competition. Scapegrace … Read more »

Action plan to tackle alcohol-related harm

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

A city free from alcohol-related harm is the vision behind a new strategy launched in Christchurch. Read more »

Who should pay for all the harm from alcohol?

Press Release – Alcohol Action NZ

The question of who should pay for all the harm from alcohol is the theme of a one-day conference being hosted by Alcohol Action NZ in partnership with SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University, at Te Papa, tomorrow Wednesday, 15th August. Read more »

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