Business Scoop


Time to cut back?

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealand has ranked 2nd out of 28 countries for the proportion of injury cases presenting to emergency departments who had consumed alcohol in the preceding six hours, a result experts are linking to our binge drinking culture and easy access … Read more »

Queenstown: Proposals to Address Crate Day Disorder

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Officers at Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) have proposed extending daily alcohol ban periods and a total alcohol ban for National Crate Day in the interests of minimising harm and offensive behaviour in the districts public places. Read more »

Marlborough wine – protecting and promoting the real deal

Press Release – Lawson’s Dry Hills

A new initiative has been launched to safeguard Marlboroughs wine reputation and Lawsons Dry Hills is among the first to jump on board. Read more »

Increasing Evidence Shows Sugar Taxes Ineffective

Press Release – NZ Beverage Council

The New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) says that calls for a sugar tax on sugar-sweetened beverages are misguided and there is increasing international evidence that shows sugar taxes are ineffective in reducing obesity. Read more »

Young people most aware of drinking during pregnancy

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

Young people in New Zealand are leading the way where it comes to attitudes and awareness around the risks of drinking during pregnancy. Read more »

A new chapter in the history of Vidal

Press Release – Vidal Estate

A new chapter in the history of Vidal one of New Zealands oldest wineries Read more »

New study on lifetime drinking, mortality and cancer risk

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

A rigorous new study has confirmed multiple earlier works in showing that the risk of cancer and death from cardiovascular causes and cancer is lower among light drinkers than abstainers. Read more »

Invivo Wines Take Top Kiwi Crowdfunding Spot

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Just two-weeks after opening investment opportunities to the public, Invivo Wines has become New Zealands largest equity crowdfunded company. Read more »

Beer Survey highlights the biggest misconceptions

Press Release – Brewers Association

62% of current beer drinkers are only having one to two beers at a time, and whilst dining out (54%) Read more »

Liquor store appeal is a crucial test of alcohol law

Press Release – Community Law Canterbury

Liquor store appeal is a crucial test of alcohol law Press release – Community Law Canterbury Read more »

Alcohol Law Brings Little Change to Drinking Environment

Press Release – Massey University

New research from Massey University shows little evidence that changes introduced by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012) have affected New Zealands alcohol environment. Read more »

Asahi’s Independent Liquor lifts 2017 sales

Article – BusinessDesk

June 6 (BusinessDesk) – Independent Liquor NZ, which owns alcohol brands such as Woodstock Bourbon and Boundary Road beer, increased sales in 2017 while keeping its margins intact, resulting in a 53 percent gain in net profit. Read more »

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