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New Alcohol Rules Supported

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 9:15 am | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Distilled Spirits Association of New Zealand has today welcomed the roll-out of the final provisions of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. These provisions will see, among other things, changes to the way alcohol can be advertised, opening ... More >>

Improvements needed in the Crown Entities Reform Bill

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 12:28 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Government is being urged to tighten the spending powers of its new public health organisation, the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). More >>

Spirited export success

Monday, 1 August 2011, 11:40 am | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Exports of bottled spirits and liqueurs are a growing and increasingly important export earner for the New Zealand economy. More >>

Glaring gaps in proposed RTD policy

Monday, 7 March 2011, 3:48 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Glaring gaps in proposed RTD policy Draft legislation to control alcohol abuse by targeting a narrow range of products known as RTDs will fail, predicts Thomas Chin, Chief Executive of the Distilled Spirits Association of New Zealand. More >>

Drinks taxes escalate

Wednesday, 30 June 2010, 10:45 am | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Drinkers will have to find more money for their favourite beverages tomorrow (1 July 2010) as the Government increases all alcohol excise taxes by 2.1 per cent. More >>

Liquor Promotions Code launched

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 3:17 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Code for the Naming, Labelling, Packaging and Promotion of Liquor came into force today (1 October). The Code provides self-regulatory guidelines relating to the naming, packaging and promotion of alcohol beverages. More >>

Industry ad monitoring effective: Spirits Assoc

Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 5:38 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The “enforced self regulation” of liquor advertising proposed by the Sale of Liquor and Liquor Enforcement Bill will be complex, costly and inferior to the existing system, the Distilled Spirits Association says. In its submission to the Justice ... More >>

Spirit of health and safety

Wednesday, 13 May 2009, 2:50 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Prosecution of several parties following an explosion at an industrial coolstore in the Waikato should ring alarm bells for liquor store retailers and building owners. The coolstore company has pleaded guilty today to charges arising from the explosion ... More >>

Spirits lift

Friday, 20 February 2009, 1:16 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

New Zealanders are drinking more spirits in preference to traditional beverages. More >>

Chairman focuses on liquor legislation overhaul

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 12:41 am | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

A major overhaul of liquor legislation by the Law Commission will be the focus of work for Philip Robinson, the recently elected chairman of Distillers Association of New Zealand. More >>

Spirits exports rise

Monday, 11 August 2008, 1:13 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Demand from overseas for New Zealand spirits and liqueurs is climbing with exports for the 12 months ended June 2008 climbing to $45.6 million. This is an increase of 4.3 per cent on the previous year. More >>

DSANZ submission on Alcohol Advisory Council Bill

Wednesday, 16 April 2008, 10:29 am | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Distilled Spirits Association of New Zealand (DSANZ) has today presented its oral submission to the Health Select Committee on the Alcohol Advisory Council Amendment Bill currently before Parliament. More >>

Exports In High Spirits

Monday, 20 August 2007, 3:05 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

New Zealand distilled spirits and liqueurs exports earned $43.7m in the year ended June 2007. This is up 40% from last year, according to figures recently released by Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Alcohol Storage Rules Have Changed

Monday, 16 April 2007, 1:44 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Last week the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) issued a compliance guide reminding the trade of their obligations under the “Spirits and Fortified Wines” standard. More >>

Experts of Industry to Advise on GI Bill

Monday, 6 November 2006, 1:40 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Bill is set be debated at committee level tomorrow (7 November). More >>

GI Bill Falls Short

Friday, 4 August 2006, 11:15 am | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Bill was reported back to Parliament yesterday by the Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade select committee. More >>

Tax Credits Encouraging for Spirit Exporters

Monday, 31 July 2006, 4:02 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Government’s vision of issuing tax credits to encourage export market development is warmly supported by the country’s leading distillers. The idea is part of the Business Tax Review, which was announced last week and seeks to foster a more supportive ... More >>

Alcohol tax increase hits ordinary Kiwis

Wednesday, 31 May 2006, 12:12 am | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

The Government is set to grab another 3.2% off ordinary Kiwis in the form of alcohol taxes tomorrow (1 June). Translating this into practical terms, the excise tax paid on a typical bottle of spirits will be a whopping $15.72, not including GST and the ... More >>

Tinkering with Sale of Liquor Laws Not Welcomed

Thursday, 25 May 2006, 1:23 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Chief Executive of the Distilled Spirits Association, Thomas Chin, gave oral testimony to the select committee investigating the Sale of Liquor Amendment Bill today (Thursday, 25 May), urging them to recommend the Government focus on enforcing the current laws ... More >>

Kiwi Spirits Are On the Up, Bourbon Top Again

Wednesday, 1 March 2006, 2:21 pm | Distilled Spirits Association Of NZ Inc

Latest figures from Statistics New Zealand show spirits are increasingly becoming the drink of choice for more New Zealanders. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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