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Alcohol

ACT slams govt over alcohol excise tax rise 28th June 2022 /

ACT slams govt over alcohol excise tax rise

Labour is continuing to hammer small businesses and everyday Kiwis, with record inflation leading to the biggest increase in alcohol excise tax in over 30 years, says the ACT Party’s associate finance spokesperson, Damien Smith.


Liquor importer fined $151k 24th May 2022 /

Liquor importer fined $151k

An Auckland liquor importing company and two managers, have been fined $151,200 for attempting to sell thousands of bottles of illegal liquor and avoiding rules in place to protect consumers.


Waitangi Tribunal to look at alcohol impact on Māori 14th March 2022 /

Waitangi Tribunal to look at alcohol impact on Māori

The Waitangi Tribunal has been asked to consider whether the Crown is failing Māori on alcohol, as part of evidence being heard this week.


Increase in alcohol on shelves ‘concerning’ – Alcohol Healthwatch 1st March 2021

Increase in alcohol on shelves ‘concerning’ – Alcohol Healthwatch

There was a substantial increase in the amount of alcohol on the shelves in the second half of 2020, according to Stats NZ.


MediaWorks to pay $1k for ‘socially irresponsible’ promo 30th October 2020 /

MediaWorks to pay $1k for ‘socially irresponsible’ promo

One of the company’s radio stations was found to breach the Broadcasting Standards Authority.