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Alcohol Industry Calls For Calm As Bottle Stores Targeted By Panic Buying

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 9:44 am | Alcohol Beverages Council

The New Zealand Alcohol Beverages Council ( NZABC ) is calling for calm as bottle stores continue to be subjected to massive panic buying. “We understand that consumers want to ensure they have stocks in hand for the four week isolation period, but a ... More >>

Alcohol Industry Rallies to Reduce Underage Drinking

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 8:36 am | Alcohol Beverages Council

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) has announced symbols or written age restrictions will be added to labels on alcohol drinks as a further commitment to efforts to reduce underage drinking. NZ Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC), ... More >>

Perception vs reality mismatch in Kiwi drinking culture

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 1:59 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

New research highlights perception vs reality mismatch in Kiwi drinking culture Nationwide research has revealed there is a mismatch between Kiwi’s perception and reality when it comes to their understanding of our drinking culture. More >>

NZABC encourages summer drinkers to go ‘no, low or slow’

Saturday, 28 December 2019, 4:32 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

Slip, slop, slap has a cousin this summer – no, low or slow – says the NZ Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC). More >>

NZABC celebrates social media partnership

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 2:00 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) has announced a partnership with global digital platforms to further control access by minors to alcohol advertising. NZ Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC), a member of IARD, said today the partnership ... More >>

More Work Needed to Reduce Harmful Drinking

Friday, 15 November 2019, 3:28 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

NZ Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC) says the majority of New Zealanders drink responsibly and generally Kiwis and young people are drinking less, but there is more work to be done to reduce harmful drinking, in response to the recent results of the National ... More >>

Children – teach your parents well

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:08 am | Alcohol Beverages Council

While youth drinking continues to fall, it’s parents and grandparents who continue to over-indulge, if health statistics are accurate, says the New Zealand Alcohol Beverage Council (NZABC). More >>

No relationship between alcohol advertising and consumption

Sunday, 16 September 2018, 4:21 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

There is no relationship between alcohol advertising spend and consumption in New Zealand, according to a new study by the Foundation for Advertising Research. More >>

0.0 alcohol beer option response to market demand

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 11:11 am | Alcohol Beverages Council

The growing number of alcohol-free options in beer, wine and spirits is broadening the opportunities for Kiwis to make more moderate choices with their drinking, says NZ Alcohol Beverages Council Executive Director Nick Leggett. More >>

Lancet study needs to be put in context, says NZABC

Friday, 24 August 2018, 4:29 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

The latest Lancet study releasing apparently sobering reading for the 80% of Kiwis who enjoy a drink needs to be considered in context, says the New Zealand Alcohol Beverages Council. More >>

Everyone agrees on harm of drinking during pregnancy

Friday, 27 July 2018, 9:06 am | Alcohol Beverages Council

The New Zealand Alcohol Beverages Council agrees with the latest Otago University research findings that show the harm of drinking during pregnancy. More >>

Young people most aware of drinking during pregnancy

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 2:22 pm | 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. More >>

New study on lifetime drinking, mortality and cancer risk

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 2:56 pm | 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. More >>

Labels won’t reduce alcohol harm

Monday, 21 May 2018, 12:13 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

The NZ Alcohol Beverages Council has rejected the call for mandatory labelling on alcohol bottles, in light of a new survey by the University of Otago. More >>

Study confirms drinking moderately responsibly the way to go

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 2:16 pm | Alcohol Beverages Council

An industry group formed to give a reasonable perspective in the public discussion around alcohol has given its verdict on a recent study into the impacts of over-consumption of alcohol. More >>

 

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