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Press Release – New World

Entries now open for 2020 New World Beer & Cider Awards The New World Beer & Cider Awards are back, offering brewers and cidermakers the chance to get the new decade off to a roaring start. The competition is unique in bringing together the … Read more »

Another New Zealand Craft Brewery Heading Overseas

Press Release – Brand Evolution Ltd

Another of New Zealands growing craft breweries is moving overseas. As of January, this year, Ranga Alcoholic Gingerbeer is also going to be brewed in the UK under licence by Westons Cider. Ranga Alcoholic Gingerbeers General Manager Bevan Wait … Read more »

Perception vs reality mismatch in Kiwi drinking culture

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

New research highlights perception vs reality mismatch in Kiwi drinking culture Nationwide research has revealed there is a mismatch between Kiwis perception and reality when it comes to their understanding of our drinking culture. Read more »

NZABC encourages summer drinkers to go ‘no, low or slow’

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

Slip, slop, slap has a cousin this summer no, low or slow says the NZ Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC). Read more »

Alcohol – the Christmas gift kids don’t need

Press Release – MidCentral District Health Board

The festive season is here and MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) is encouraging those planning to drink and supply alcohol to do so responsibly. Read more »

Deadly blind spot in government’s approach to alcohol harm

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

This week a collective of mana whenua, Mori health providers, advocates and community take their concerns about alcohol harm inequities to a symposium held at Middlemore Hospital. Read more »

Lightly Sparkling Rosé 2018 750ml – product recall

Press Release – Villa Maria Estate

Villa Maria Estate Limited has recently become aware of instances of glass damage on the lip under the screwcap on some bottles of the 750mL Villa Maria New Zealand Lightly Sparkling 2018 Ros product. Customer wellbeing is paramount to Villa Maria … Read more »

Alcohol&Me gets reimagined by YoungShand

Press Release – Lion New Zealand

With over 47% of Kiwis looking to make changes to their drinking habits as a result of stricter drinking laws and growing interest in overall health and wellness, Lion New Zealand has provided a refreshed interactive digital solution via YoungShand. Read more »

NZABC celebrates social media partnership

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) has announced a partnership with global digital platforms to further control access by minors to alcohol advertising. NZ Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC), a member of IARD, said today the partnership … Read more »

Renovated historic Five Stags tavern at Pirongia for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

The substantially-upgraded historic Five Stags family restaurant and bar at Pirongia is being marketed for sale at auction on Thursday December 12 through Bayleys Hamilton Read more »

More Work Needed to Reduce Harmful Drinking

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

NZ Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC) says the majority of New Zealanders drink responsibly and generally Kiwis and young people are drinking less, but there is more work to be done to reduce harmful drinking, in response to the recent results of the National … Read more »

New drinking stats show extra cause for concern

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch warns that data released from New Zealands largest annual health survey show that our drinking culture is continuing to move in the wrong direction. More New Zealanders are drinking and more are drinking heavily and frequently. Read more »

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