42BELOW® Cocktail Earth Cup Competition 2016

Press Release – Cocktail Earth Cup

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND, 17th AUGUST 2016 – The very green final of the 42BELOW Cocktail Earth Cup has arrived. The first Trans-Tasman sustainability focused cocktail competition will have its final showdown in Queenstown, NZ over 22nd 24th August. … Read more »

Families relieved Government Plan to address FASD

Press Release – FASD-CAN

FASD-CAN, a charitable organisation set up to unite and support families living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is pleased the Government has launched a cross-ministry Action Plan, to address the neglected and pressing problems families living with … Read more »

Government Action Plan to address FASD

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch is pleased to celebrate the launch of the Governments three-year action Plan addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in New Zealand, but says wider issues must still be addressed. Read more »

FASD Action Plan Welcomed

Press Release – Cheers

The drinking culture change initiative Cheers! today welcomed the release of governments Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Action Plan. Read more »

Garage Project and Karma Cola make a mixed up beer

Press Release – Karma Cola

Garage Project have teamed up with Karma Cola to make a beer that lives up to the lyrics of its inspiration, Lola by the Kinks. Drinking champagne that tastes just like cherry cola the beer could very easily walk like a woman and talk like … Read more »

Simply Pure announces partnership with NZ Fashion Week

Press Release – Simply Pure

Simply Pure is very proud to announce they are an official partner of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) in 2016. Their internationally acclaimed and awarded super-premium spirits Blue Duck Rare Vodka and Black Robin Rare Gin will be the spirits of choice … Read more »

Cult Wine Hits 500% Funding on Pledge Me

Press Release – Cult Wine

With 10 days to go, Cult Wine has just hit 500% of its goal, raising over $5000 on the crowd funding platform Pledge Me. The Cult Wine showroom will be opening in late August/early September and will be located at 13 Murphy St, Thorndon, Wellington. … Read more »

Bar managers urged to check their paperwork

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 15 August 2016) Dunedin bar managers are being urged to check their certificate or face bearing the cost of retraining. Read more »

Wellington Wine Country a winner

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

The establishment of Wellington Wine Country Limited to market wine produced across the greater Wellington region is a brilliant example of regional collaboration with big benefits to all concerned, according to Chris Laidlaw, chairman of the Greater … Read more »

ParrotDog raises $2million in two days

Press Release – PledgeMe

Wellington-based craft brewers ParrotDog launched their equity crowdfunding campaign on Wednesday, and raised their maximum goal of $2million in less than 2 days. Read more »

Craft beer pours on more heady growth

Press Release – ANZ Bank

The good times continue to flow for New Zealands craft beer industry with sales up by 35% in the past year amid an ever growing thirst for big flavour beer, research from ANZ reveals. Read more »

Uncovering the link between alcohol and cancer

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

New Zealands leading experts in public health and alcohol harm, Professor Jennie Connor and Professor Doug Sellman, will be in New Plymouth this month to present the evidence that alcohol directly causes cancer. Read more »

New interlock approach the best way to stop drink drivers

Press Release – Automobile Association

New interlock approach the best way to stop drink drivers The Governments intention to make alcohol interlocks mandatory for many drink drivers is a much-needed advancement to keep innocent people safe on the roads. Read more »

Putting drink drivers on lock down

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister of Transport 9 August 2016 Media Statement Putting drink drivers on lock down Read more »

Panhead Custom Ales Supports the Apra Silver Scroll Awards

Press Release – APRA – AMCOS

APRA AMCOS is pleased to announce that its partnering up with Wellingtons Panhead Custom Ales as a sponsor for the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Awards. Launched in 2013 in an old Dunlop tyre factory in Upper Hutt, Panhead has gone on to establish … Read more »

ParrotDog to crowdfund new brewery

Press Release – ParrotDog

Wellington-based brewing company ParrotDog will launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on 10 August to fund their new Lyall Bay brewery. Read more »

Control of alcohol in public places to be discussed

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt residents will soon be asked for their views and any supporting evidence on the public places that should be designated permanent alcohol free zones, and if some or all public places should be alcohol free from 9pm to 5am. Read more »

Viva Las Vegas for lucky Aucklander!

Press Release – Loop

Viva Las Vegas for lucky Aucklander! One Aucklander couldnt believe her luck today as she jetted off to dazzling Las Vegas, courtesy of The Loop Duty Free at Auckland International Airport. Alex Cragg was the winner of The Loop Duty Frees … Read more »

Moa stresses it has no undisclosed plans

Article – BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Shareholders of NZX-listed beer-maker Moa Breweries have been assured again that the company has no “specific plans for corporate activity to talk about”. Read more »

Northland Food and Wines to star at Auckland Food Show

Press Release – Northland Inc

Nine of Northlands finest award-winning food and wine producers will be out to tantalise the tastebuds when they debut on the inaugural Northland stand at the prestigious Auckland Food Show this week. Read more »

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