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Youth Hazardous Drinking Rates Continue to Fall

Monday, 20 November 2017, 8:29 pm | Spirits New Zealand

Joint Statement Youth Hazardous Drinking Rates Continue to Fall - Health Ministry Survey Confirms 20 November 2017 More >>

Light to Moderate Drinking Can Have Health Benefits

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 11:01 am | Spirits New Zealand

A study of over 330,000 people aged 18 or over has shown that light to moderate drinkers can live longer than those who have never had alcohol. Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology the study also reconfirmed the cardiovascular ... More >>

Moderate Drinking Reduces Diabetes Incidence – Study

Monday, 14 August 2017, 1:02 pm | Spirits New Zealand

14 August 2017 - A five year international study of 70,551 men and women has confirmed the association between moderate drinking and reduced risk of diabetes. More >>

Spirits NZ Welcomes Release of Health Research Strategy

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 6:26 pm | Spirits New Zealand

A specific action focused on building industry partnerships and approaches closely aligned with the New Zealand Health Strategy are two highlights from the just released Health Research Strategy. More >>

Studies Confirm Benefits of Moderate Drinking

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 9:46 am | Spirits New Zealand

The studies, published separately in the British Medical Journal and the European Journal of Epidemiology, support other research which shows there are measurable health benefits associated with moderate drinking as part of a healthy lifestyle. More >>

Study At Odds With Official Data

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:22 am | Spirits New Zealand

A just released study claiming problem drinking among young women is on the rise is at odds with official studies and ignores what is really happening to drinking in New Zealand. More >>

Study Ignores Reality

Friday, 13 January 2017, 9:32 am | Spirits New Zealand

A just released study on alcohol advertising at sporting occasions has ignored what is really happening to drinking in New Zealand. More >>

T’is the Season to be Jolly….Confused

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 5:34 pm | Spirits New Zealand

OPINION: Last weekend’s National Crate Day exhorted drinkers to celebrate the first day of summer by ‘getting on it’ with friends and, of course, a crate. Not necessarily the best start to summer if your intention was to drink an entire crate in one sitting. More >>

Spirits NZ Welcomes Passage of Geographic Indicators Bill

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:55 am | Spirits New Zealand

Spirits NZ has welcomed last night’s passage of the Geographic (Wine and Spirits) Indications Bill. More >>

Worldwide Study on Health Effects of Moderate Drinking Welco

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:23 pm | Spirits New Zealand

The announcement of a worldwide six year clinical trial focusing on the health effects of moderate drinking has been welcomed by Spirits New Zealand today. The study, funded by the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will, for the first ... More >>

Alcohol And Cancer

Monday, 25 July 2016, 9:55 am | Spirits New Zealand

A just released opinion piece by Otago University’s Prof. Jennie Connor would have us believe drinking causes cancer. This is not supported by credible research and hides or simplifies the complex relationship between the development of cancer in ... More >>

Spirits NZ Welcomes Changes to Customs and Excise Act

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 5:12 pm | Spirits New Zealand

Spirits NZ has welcomed government’s announcement today that it will streamline the excise payment system for alcohol manufacturers as part of its review of the Customs and Excise Act. More >>

Global Study Confirms Benefit of Moderate Drinking

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:34 pm | Spirits New Zealand

A just released global study has found the benefit of moderate drinking on a healthy heart is much stronger than previously thought. The study, published in the British medical journal BMC Public Health yesterday, has found that the number of cardiovascular ... More >>

 

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