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NZ alcohol laws could be overhauled

NZ alcohol laws could be overhauled | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
New Zealands alcohol laws could be overhauled as part of a global alcohol strategy decided in a few days time
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Alcohol – laws and penalties | New Zealand Police

Alcohol – laws and penalties | New Zealand Police | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
This page describes some of the laws, offences and penalties relating to alcohol, and the law for under-18s and local alcohol bans.
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Alcoholism Treatment Health Supplements | Healthy Online NZ

Alcoholism Treatment Health Supplements | Healthy Online NZ | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Alcoholism recovery can be made a lot easier using natural health supplements that help to treat alcohol addiction. View a range of products at healthyonline.
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Alcoholism a family disease

Alcoholism a family disease | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
One Wellington woman wasn't beaten, and was never neglected, but having an alcoholic father made her angry and almost wrecked her marriage.
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Alcoholics Anonymous New Zealand

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AA can help people of any age and background so youth drinking, teen drinking, drinking alone, drinking at home, solo drinking, elderly drinking are all factors that have brought people to AA.
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Alcohol addiction is 'my disease' - Stuff.co.nz

Alcohol addiction is 'my disease' - Stuff.co.nz | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
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Alcohol addiction is 'my disease'
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As many people who go to AA discover, they may have been swapping one addiction for another throughout their lives. Hayley, 42, found she was switching between booze, drugs and food.

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Mum's fury as son, 9, given alcohol - New Zealand Herald

Mum's fury as son, 9, given alcohol - New Zealand Herald | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
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Mum's fury as son, 9, given alcohol
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The mother of a Hamilton boy who was filmed celebrating his ninth birthday drinking at a skatepark says she was shocked and angry to discover he had been consuming alcohol.

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Children drinking alcohol

Madeleine's comment, October 30, 2014 5:25 PM
I feel bad for his parents because it's obviously not her fault.
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Coroner lashes out at NZ's dangerous drinking culture - New Zealand Herald

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Coroner lashes out at NZ's dangerous drinking culture
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"The rapid consumption of alcohol in drinking games can contribute to an excess consumption of alcohol and death.

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Drinking culture in NZ

Elena Nascetti's comment, October 30, 2014 5:31 PM
I don't even understand how someone can take that much liquid
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Kiwis swear off drink in bid to end binge drinking culture - Voxy

Kiwis swear off drink in bid to end binge drinking culture - Voxy | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Kiwis swear off drink in bid to end binge drinking culture Voxy Over 2,000 Kiwis have signed up to the alcohol behavioural change programme Hello Sunday Morning (HSM) since it launched in New Zealand in May last year, while globally, over 19,000...

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Do we want to change? - Stuff.co.nz

Do we want to change? - Stuff.co.nz | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
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Do we want to change?
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If you answer yes, then it is that mentality that is the main barrier to improving our drinking culture.

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Judge hits out at drinking culture - National - NZ Herald News

Judge hits out at drinking culture - National - NZ Herald News | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
A judge has slammed New Zealand's binge drinking culture as he sentenced a promising league player to nine years in jail for a brutal alcohol-fuelled attack that left a young man

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katie Dobson's curator insight, April 8, 2013 3:58 PM

Great artilce to discuss when talking about NZ's binge drinking culture

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Safe risks 'prevent adolescent drug use'

Safe risks 'prevent adolescent drug use' | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
RISK-TAKING is part of adolescence so safer risk-taking options such as sports can help prevent teenagers from abusing drugs and alcohol, a drug expert says.

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Laura Gibbons's curator insight, April 11, 2013 7:33 PM

Safe risks 'prevent adolescent drug use' is about how risking taking is part of our daily lives, so a safe risk-taking option such as playing a sport can help prevent teenagers from early drug use and prevant health issues later on in life. So basisally the article is about how takings safe- risks helps you stay out of trouble.

Mackenzie Roberts's curator insight, May 16, 2013 9:20 PM

This scoop is about how risk taking and streching the boundaries is part of a teenagers nature, this article suggests keeping up with interests like sport to not only keep your body healthy but your mind. It shows that being active can prevent addiction and keep us safe

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Alcohol laws in New Zealand – a chance to create an enduring legacy | Pundit

Alcohol laws in New Zealand – a chance to create an enduring legacy | Pundit | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
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New alcohol plan unveiled

The Government has announced sweeping liquor law reforms, with a new split alcohol purchase age the headline feature.
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The law and you | Alcohol

The law and you | Alcohol | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
It pays to know where you stand when it comes to alcohol and the law. This section outlines information that is relevant to all of us when it comes to drinking, buying or promoting alcohol. Find out more about: Current alcohol legislation Want to know more information about drinking in public places? Using alcohol as a sales promotion  
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Rehabilitation, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centre

Rehabilitation, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centre | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Capri Hospital is an Auckland based specialist mental health, drug and alcohol treatment centre. With fantastic facilities and a wide range of treatments available contact us today and start your road to recovery.
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Alcohol in the body | Alcohol

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Alcohol is classed as a ‘sedative hypnotic’ drug[2], which means it acts to depress the central nervous system at high doses.
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Ban alcohol advertising please - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzBan alcohol advertising pleaseStuff.co.nzHaving recently returned to New Zealand after living overseas for a number of years I am quite shocked to see advertising of alcohol on TV at times when teenagers and kids would be watching.

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Laura Oram's curator insight, August 14, 2014 10:53 PM

Advertising around alcohol

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Police: speed, alcohol to blame for Tamaki Dr crash - 3News NZ

Police: speed, alcohol to blame for Tamaki Dr crash - 3News NZ | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
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Police: speed, alcohol to blame for Tamaki Dr crash
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Police believe a major crash, which closed a large section of Auckland's waterfront last night, was due to excessive speed and alcohol.

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Consequences of drinking and driving

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For The Love of Alcohol - NZ Documentary

We take a look at the New Zealand drinking culture to see why we drink so much and what some of the consequences are. We also investigate what our emergency ...

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katie Dobson's curator insight, June 23, 2013 7:50 PM

Great short NZ documentary to use for 2.1 - Alcohol abuse

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What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Black-Out Drunk?

What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Black-Out Drunk? | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
You wake up in an unfamiliar room, missing a button or two, with a few stains on your shirt that you're hoping are food-related. The last thing you remember from the night before was downing that fourth shot of Cuervo.

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Melanie Mills's curator insight, March 17, 2014 3:29 PM
Not an ideal situation, and definitely should make people think about the SPEED of consumption, as well as WHAT they are drinking.
Laura Oram's curator insight, August 14, 2014 10:55 PM

Results of binge drinking

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Drinking culture NZ rugby: bad boys paying the penalty

Drinking culture NZ rugby: bad boys paying the penalty | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it

Rich young rugby players are at it again. It's an old story, this one: Some times violence, some times drunkenness, and famous athletes in the dock.

 

But nobody is making excuses any more, least of all the Rugby Union. Today the official line is: If you mess up, you face the music.

 

So why does it keep happening?


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Laura Oram's curator insight, August 14, 2014 10:56 PM

Sports stars role modeling bad drinking behaviours

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Some questions regarding rape culture in Aotearoa/NZ - Scoop.co.nz

Some questions regarding rape culture in Aotearoa/NZ - Scoop.co.nz | Alcohol consumption in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Some questions regarding rape culture in Aotearoa/NZ Scoop.co.nz If the statistics were right on this matter then we would have just a few instances of girls having their drinks spiked and it wouldn't be like the current status quo where drink...

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