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Alcohol
01:54
Concerns over high levels of alcohol in some Kombucha drinks
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Bottle shop business slammed with $200k judgement for failure to pay minimum wage
05:22
New research has revealed how our alcohol consumption compares to the rest of the world.
NZ researcher says cheap alcohol prices contributing to hazardous drinking
02:12
Some are now turning to alcohol to deal with their problems.
Northland forestry industry helping workers kick drug habits
01:36
Hospitality New Zealand has taken its plan to council a year after it was proposed.
Wellington bar owners will see new rules to prevent sexual violence
Alcohol bans put in place following crime and disorder at rugby league games in Christchurch
03:24
National's police spokesman says he is not confident in the Government's road safety strategy.
As number of breath tests drop, it's 'basically impossible' to get caught drink driving - Chris Bishop
04:11
The new guideline is set to help equip frontline staff with skills to ensure the safety of all staff and patrons
Hospitality staff to receive new guideline to tackle drug use in bars
Police and the Vodafone Warriors joined forces in Auckland last night to push the importance of "driving drink free".
Vodafone Warriors and NZ Police team up in 'drive-drink-free' campaign
05:05
Massey University’s Dr Andy Towers made the alarming discovery as part of a longitudinal study involving 800 New Zealanders.
'Alarming' new study shows 33 per cent of Kiwis are drinking hazardously their entire adult lives
04:09
Most read: Auckland bar responds to Pink's outburst: 'It was a bit of a shock'
03:36
It’s important for "parents to have choice" to drink alcohol at school events as part of role modelling drinking well to their children, Cheers! NZ executive director says.
Parents should have choice whether to drink at school events, says Cheers! boss
02:32
For three years now, Northland’s He Waka Eke Noa has opened its doors to addicts fighting to stay sober.
Northland kapa haka rehab programme uses waiata to fight addiction - 'It’s taught me to open up my eyes to the world'
Facebook's safe drinking app sees Kiwi youth drinking responsibly
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Watch: Would-be thief tries to steal beer keg, fails spectacularly
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Fire crews work to extinguish blaze in Dunedin's CBD
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Graphic warning: Shock and outrage after video of man drinking beer from deer's head posted online
03:03
"The general public want to know that the cop roaring past them in a police car is not whacked out on some narcotic," Kaye Ryans says.
Police Ten Seven host: 'The general public want to know the cop roaring past in a police car is not whacked out on some narcotic'
Alcohol ads teach kids that drinking is 'part of being a good New Zealander', researchers suggest
01:58
They say booze is fuelling serious crime around Courtenay Place and it has to stop - but it may not be such a simple fix.
Boozed youngsters blamed for crime around Wellington CBD
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Marlborough brewer questioned over nearly 50% jump in fizzing share price
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Boozedozer! Aussie cops use huge bulldozer to crush 500 litres of booze
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Ruthless Aussie police destroy beer cans with truck
01:55
The prosecution is now possible thanks to a shakeup in Health and Safety laws.
'Responsible hosting is something that the employer should be thinking about'
Burger King to start offering booze in UK branches
05:34
A psychologist says she’s noticed people "turning the switch down" on their drinking.
Kiwis cutting back on booze and giving up drinking for good - psychologist
00:20
Auckland nurse describes what it was like struggling with her alcohol addiction in her earlier years.
Could you be sober for the rest of your life? More and more Kiwis ditching the booze
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'I have a binge-drinking problem': Mitchell Pearce reveals his lowest point after sex simulation with dog
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Teen dies from 'huge binge-drinking session'
01:43
Jamie Gough has vowed to seek professional help for his drinking.
Councillor admits 'there is a problem' and is sorry for drunken antics
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