Alcohol

Alcohol needs graphic warnings like ciggies: expert

Picture warnings were 10 times more likely to influence drinking behaviours, a study has found.

New Zealanders massively hoarded booze the night before lockdown

Newly released data shows Kiwis bought 195% more alcohol at liquor stores right before the March 2020 lockdown.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there was a huge spike in alcohol…

Drinking in young adults

George Fowler AKA Hugo Grrrl shares his experiences with problem drinking, an issue that affects an estimated 780,000 New Zealand adults. After coming to terms with…

Crusaders in Cape Town - 'He pinched my bum'

The Crusaders rugby team are currently in hot water for their actions toward a group of people in a South African McDonald's. It turns out that…

Wasted

Our student culture of getting wasted and transitioning into professionals.Seven years ago. 1am on a freezing Dunedin morning.

Everybody around me had their pants off – as…

The Cost of Booze

OK, so it's the 24th day of 2018 - how much have you spent on booze already?

How much booze is too much?

We took to the streets of Wellington to see if people are sticking to the recommended number of standard drinks per week. Spoiler alert: not many…

Josie & T - Drinking

Watch below as Josie & T explore three stages of drinking. How much time do you spend in the danger zone? 🙃🍻

This beloved Palmy bar will be forced to close under proposed curfew

A new local alcohol policy in Palmerston North will see bars outside of business and industrial zones being forced to close earlier. But...why?

Distilling Booze at Home

Welcome to Luke's laundry, in it you'll find a tub, a washing machine, and everything you need to distill your own spirits 🍸🍸

Living a balanced lifestyle in Palmerston North

Healthanism, a combination of health and hedonism: working out during the week to fuel a hectic weekend 🤔

New Zealand's Drinking Evolution

Before soy flat whites and cold pressed juices, beer was seen as a health tonic. How times have changed.

Do alcohol ads contribute to New Zealand's problem-drinking culture?

There are bound to be a few of these alcohol ads etched into your brain, but do they do their job?

Staycation #2 - whiskey business

It wouldn't be a week about booze without having a nip or two of whiskey.

Vailima - The Taste Of Samoa

Never mind your craft beer, Vailima is straight outta Apia. The Samoan drop is becoming a status symbol, so where's the best place to buy it?…