Changes in New Zealand’s alcohol environment following implementation of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Steve Randerson, Taisia Huckle, Sally Casswell
Massey University | SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre
Publication date:

Research from Massey University shows little evidence that changes introduced by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012) have affected New Zealand’s alcohol environment.

The research, led by Steve Randerson from the SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre, is published in the New Zealand Medical Journal.

The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act was implemented during 2013, with the aim of minimising harm from excessive consumption of alcohol. The main effect of the Act was to restrict very late-night trading (after four AM) in a relatively small number of on-licence venues in New Zealand’s main cities....

Read more

Last updated: 2018-06-12