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203, 2023

Stats NZ beer, wine and spirits consumption has the lowest number of standard drinks per person in the past 15 years

March 2nd, 2023|Opinion|

In the just released annual Stats NZ survey year ending December 2022 [i], the number of standard drinks (a standard drink contains 10 grams of alcohol) has fallen in the past year by 1% [...]

1801, 2023

From the six o’clock swill to sipping, savouring and selecting no/low-alcohol options

January 18th, 2023|Opinion|

Executive Director of the NZ Alcohol Beverages Council, Virginia Nicholls, explains how New Zealand’s drinking culture is changing for the better. Shoppers stocking up on beer, wine and spirits is a common sight at [...]

601, 2023

Three-quarters of kiwis comfortable with drinking in social situations almost half think we drink more than most other countries

January 6th, 2023|Media Release|

As a lot of us head back to work a just released survey has found that three-quarters of New Zealanders say they are comfortable with drinking being part of normal Kiwi social occasions. The [...]

3012, 2022

“No and lo” and “sip and savour” drinking trends grow – survey

December 30th, 2022|Media Release|

As 2022 nears its end a just released survey shows that the trend towards lower alcohol drinks and sipping and savouring higher strength drinks appears to be bedding in. The annual survey 1 by [...]

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