Endless benefits with less alcohol harm.
New Zealanders sharing their dreams
New Zealanders working at the forefront of alcohol harm have shared their vision of a future with less harm. They dream of a happier, more connected and safer place for our children and families.
Small change — big difference
Research shows that one of the most effective ways of reducing alcohol harm is by slightly increasing the price of alcohol.
This would just be a small price increase but will make a BIG difference to the wellbeing of our communities!
800 alcohol-related deaths every year.
In 2019, alcohol was a factor in 137 (39%) of the 352 road deaths in New Zealand.
Alcohol is linked to more than 200 different health conditions.
Alcohol is a Group 1 carcinogen, which means that there is sufficient evidence to conclude that alcohol causes cancer
Alcohol is involved in at least one-third of family harm incidents.
Alcohol use has been consistently found to increase the likelihood and severity of domestic violence.
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Want to learn more? Check out this report
This report examines the current context of drinking in New Zealand and showcases the road to a healthier, fairer society via effective alcohol pricing policies.