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Latest Lockdown Sees Beer Consumption Reduced But Consumers Changing To Higher Value Options

Press Release – Brewers Association

Statistics New Zealand figures released this week showed how the lockdown in Auckland has impacted the beer sector over the last quarter. The data for the period July to September 2021 shows overall beer available for consumption in New Zealand … Read more »

New Report Shows Huge Opportunity For Non-Alcoholic Beverage Industry To Accelerate Production

Press Release – OFS

Manufacturing performance software company, OFS, today announced findings from its first Non-Alcoholic Beverage Industry Report, which highlights the industrys huge opportunity to dramatically increase production efficiency to the tune of millions … Read more »

Alcohol Action NZ Commends Alcohol Documentary

Press Release – Alcohol Action NZ

Alcohol Action NZ congratulates the producers of the alcohol documentary Proof featuring Guyon Espiner that screened on TV1 last evening, and recommends that all New Zealanders view it. The documentary illustrated New Zealand in the grips of heavy … Read more »

Pear Cider Pips The Competition To Be Named New Zealand’s Best Cider

Press Release – NZ Fruit Wine and Cider Awards

A bottle-fermented pear cider has crushed the competition to be named the best cider in the country. Perfect Pear 2018 produced by The Cider Factorie in Tauranga was crowned Champion Cider at a pared-back version of the New Zealand Fruit Wine & … Read more »

Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction Keeps Giving

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction

Although the 2021 Hawkes Bay Wine Auction was cancelled due to COVID risks and restrictions, the event committee have been thrilled with patronage of ticket purchases and their community of supporters. Many have showed compassion and contributed their … Read more »

Study Shows Alcohol Sold At Pocket Money Prices

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol is being sold at pocket money prices, a new study of alcohol prices across 743 alcohol products sold in Auckland has found. “The low price of alcohol is fuelling alcohol harm and undoubtedly contributes to increased lockdown drinking. … Read more »

NZ’s Canned Wine Exports Set For Multimillion-Dollar Growth

Press Release – Joiy Wines

One of New Zealands largest exporters of canned wine has launched a multimillion-dollar expansion into North America as its share of the global small format wine market grows. The move by the Wairarapa winemaker into the lucrative US market, follows … Read more »

Putting Alcohol Signage And Advertising Into Perspective

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

Calls to ban all alcohol signage and advertising on council-controlled land across Tmaki Makaurau ignores Auckland Councils own advice that rejected the proposal. We already know that alcohol signage does not increase harmful drinking and a … Read more »

New BYO Bill Will Bolster Racing

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A bill drawn from the members ballot today would encourage more people to enjoy and participate in New Zealands racing scene, Nationals Racing spokesperson Ian McKelvie says. The Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Exemption for Race Meetings) Bill … Read more »

EIT To Host Inaugural Wine Research Symposium

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

An inaugural wine research symposium aimed at presenting recent New Zealand research to industry and helping develop an agenda for future wine industry related research is due to be hosted by EITs School of Viticulture and Wine Science later this … Read more »

COVID Strikes Again This Time Hawke’s Bays Premium Wine Auction

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction

Organisers of New Zealands oldest and most prestigious wine auction have announced the 30th annual Hawkes Bay Wine Auction supporting Cranford Hospice has been cancelled for 2021. General Manager, Elisha Milmine said ‘The event committee have worked through … Read more »

Understanding Alcohol Use In Kāpiti – Survey Live Now

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Kpiti Coast District Council is seeking input from the community to inform the potential creation of a local alcohol policy for the district. Local alcohol policies are commonly used by councils to better manage the sale and supply of alcohol in … Read more »

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