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Kiwi sparkling wines take centre stage this Friday

Press Release – Sip NZ Wine

This Friday wine lovers are encouraged to pop the cork – not only to kick-off the beginning of the long weekend in style but to celebrate New Zealands second Bubbles Day. Read more »

NZ Winemaker awarded second World Pinot Noir trophy in a row

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

New Zealand Winemaker awarded World Pinot Noir trophy for the second year in a row! Read more »

Corporate welfare for brewers is hypocrisy

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Corporate welfare for brewers is a hypocritical policy, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union . Taxpayers Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, The Ministry of Primary Industrys decision to throw money at research for top tier beer markets … Read more »

Ministers vote for effective pregnancy warning labels

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

The wellbeing of future generations of Kiwi and Australian children has finally been placed ahead of alcohol industry profits following a decision on alcohol and pregnancy warning labels in Australia. Read more »

NZ to have mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol

Press Release – New Zealand Government

NZ to introduce mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol Pregnancy warning labels on alcohol will become mandatory in New Zealand, Minister for Food Safety Damien OConnor announced today. The decision was made at the Australia New Zealand … Read more »

No more bottle stores in Three Kings

Press Release – Auckland Council

Roskill Community Voice is joining other community members to opposing the application for a new off-licence bottle store at 509 Mt Albert Rd, Three Kings . Read more »

New Programme to Brew Unique Hops and Craft Beer from NZ

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

A new joint craft beer and hop breeding programme launched today aims to develop unique super-premium hops for exceptional craft brewers and uniquely New Zealand craft beer for top tier markets. Read more »

Own a Piece of New Zealand Whisky Heritage…And Its Future

Press Release – Whisky Collection

Own a Piece of New Zealand Whisky HeritageAnd Its Future For Immediate Release Wednesday 10 October 2018 The NZ Whisky Collection is about to make a Kiwi dream come true – owning a Whisky distillery, or at least a part of it – by becoming a … Read more »

Could this be the beer of the future?

Press Release – World Wildlife Fund

A lot of things go into beer production, but it all starts with good quality water. But imagine a world where your favourite beer looked, smelt and tasted like dirty water. Or instead of your usual pint, you were served up a bowl of dry, crunchy hops. … Read more »

Nurses Organisation urges vote for alcohol health warnings

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is urging ministerial delegates to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation to vote in favour of mandatory, government-developed health warning labels on all alcohol products. Read more »

Children – teach your parents well

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

While youth drinking continues to fall, its parents and grandparents who continue to over-indulge, if health statistics are accurate, says the New Zealand Alcohol Beverage Council (NZABC). Read more »

Alcohol still impacting ED despite legislation

Press Release – University of Otago

Numbers of alcohol-impaired and injured people coming to Christchurchs emergency department (ED) remained the same between 2013 and 2107 despite legislation aimed at reducing harm, new research shows. Read more »

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