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Brewers call for beer tax cut 29th October 2021 /

Brewers call for beer tax cut

The Brewers Association of New Zealand has called on the government to freeze excise on beer in Budget 2022 and introduce a new lower rate on keg beer.


Burke’s Brewing among winners at NZ Beer Awards 2021 26th October 2021 /

Burke’s Brewing among winners at NZ Beer Awards 2021

Tekapo-based Burke’s Brewing has won New Zealand’s best beer accolade for its Unforgiven Porter at the 2021 New Zealand Beer Awards.


Lockdown surge in beer sales unsustainable – Brewers Association 27th August 2021 /

Lockdown surge in beer sales unsustainable – Brewers Association

An increase in beer consumption because of lockdown will not be sustained and overall sales are in decline, says Brewers Association of New Zealand executive director Dylan Firth.


Brewers pour in to Wellington’s Beervana 12th August 2021 /

Brewers pour in to Wellington’s Beervana

Brewers from all over New Zealand are rolling out their wares to the capital to take part in today’s trade show ahead of welcoming 16,000 thirsty punters for the 20th annual two-day Beervana beer festival in Wellington.


Rachel Taulelei on Kono’s post pandemic plans 27th July 2021 /

Rachel Taulelei on Kono’s post pandemic plans

A year on from its purchase of Hop Federation, the Ticker talks to Kono’s CEO about the brewery’s integration, exporting during a pandemic and whether more acquisitions are on the cards.


Not ‘just another bloody e-commerce business’ – Beer Hug customers hit 10k 21st July 2021 /

Not ‘just another bloody e-commerce business’ – Beer Hug customers hit 10k

The online craft beer delivery service says it has broken through the barrier of being “just another bloody e-commerce business”.


Lion pumps millions into zero alcohol tech to tap new demand 15th July 2021 /

Lion pumps millions into zero alcohol tech to tap new demand

The brewer is making a big move into the no alcohol beer market, which is says will be worth $25bn globally by 2024.


Parrotdog cans bottles, targets 46% production increase 23rd June 2021 /

Parrotdog cans bottles, targets 46% production increase

The brewer is ditching its retail beer bottles in favour of cans alongside a plan to lift production by almost half.


Cassels brewing plan for $4m cash injection 24th May 2021 /

Cassels brewing plan for $4m cash injection

The Christchurch-based brewer is mulling selling a stake to private equity investors to help drive expansion.


Brewers band together for 2021 fresh hop beers run 15th April 2021 /

Brewers band together for 2021 fresh hop beers run

Eight of New Zealand’s top breweries are selling a limited edition range of beers brewed using freshly-picked hops.


DB brews Export sustainability improvements 7th April 2021 /

DB brews Export sustainability improvements

DB Breweries has overhauled the packaging of its Export beer brand as it works towards a goal of halving its carbon footprint by 2030.


Alcohol-free beer consumption up 105% 3rd March 2021

Alcohol-free beer consumption up 105%

“This shows that New Zealanders are getting in behind the no alcohol category and following international trends in the beer market.”


Wine, spirits volumes rise, beer falls except for high strength 26th February 2021 /

Wine, spirits volumes rise, beer falls except for high strength

Last year’s record wine result was in contrast to falls in each of the previous two years.


NZ Pale Ale added to BA’s beer guidelines 25th February 2021

NZ Pale Ale added to BA’s beer guidelines

The Brewers Association has released its 2021 beer style guidelines, with NZ-style Pale Ale a new addition.


Moa sells loss-making craft beer business for $1.9m 22nd February 2021 /

Moa sells loss-making craft beer business for $1.9m

The company is jettisoning its eponymous brewing business to focus on its hospitality division under the new name Savor.


BrewDog expands to NZ 18th February 2021 /

BrewDog expands to NZ

Craft beer company BrewDog will expand into New Zealand with the search underway for its first craft beer bar site.


Behemoth smashes $1.8m capital raise target 8th December 2020

Behemoth smashes $1.8m capital raise target

The Auckland brewer only launched its capital raise on Snowball Effect last Monday.


Booming NZ brewing sector worth $2.7bn despite Covid woes 2nd December 2020

Booming NZ brewing sector worth $2.7bn despite Covid woes

The industry supported more than 7000 jobs and paid $470m in annual wages, says NZIER.


Moa reports interim loss, suffers 45% revenue fall to $10m 1st December 2020 /

Moa reports interim loss, suffers 45% revenue fall to $10m

Moa Group Limited has reported an after tax loss of $415,000 for the six months to 30 September 2020.


Auckland gets crafty with new beer fest 16th November 2020

Auckland gets crafty with new beer fest

It’s being held in March next year at Spark Arena.


Micro-brewery lands in Ponsonby 10th November 2020 /

Micro-brewery lands in Ponsonby

Brothers Beer co-founder Andrew Larsen has teamed up with two former Air New Zealand employees to open a new micro-brewery and beer garden in Auckland’s Ponsonby. 


Whittakers, Garage Project unveil new collaboration 9th November 2020 /

Whittakers, Garage Project unveil new collaboration

The two Kiwi brands have released two new chocolate beer flavours.


Beervana heads to Wellington Airport 15th October 2020

Beervana heads to Wellington Airport

A series of beer tastings from local brewers will be on offer at Wellington Airport from this week through until Beervana weekend on November 20. Visitors to Wellington Airport would MORE »