News | Health & Safety
3 Dec 2021 22:18
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Auckland Council's alcohol advertising survey ends tomorrow

    Auckland Council's alcohol advertising survey ends tomorrow


    Views will be used to inform an investigation into ways to reduce community exposure from this type of advertising.

    But Alcohol Beverages Council executive director Bridget MacDonald says banning signage won't reduce alcohol-related harm.

    She says globally, virtually all research shows that alcohol marketing has no or very moderate effect on total alcohol consumption.

    Alcohol Health Watch director Dr Nicki Jackson holds the opposite view, saying alcohol marketing does impact communities.

    She says for people with alcohol use disorders there's psychological cues from seeing advertising - that can trigger drinking and relapse.

    Jackson says the council should use the results to advocate Central Government for change.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Health & Safety News
     03 Dec: There are just 92 new Covid-19 community cases today - 80 of which are in Auckland
     03 Dec: Radiation therapy treatment for cancer patients in the public health system will be affected by strike action over the coming weeks
     03 Dec: The Health Minister says as the country shifts to the traffic-light system, we need to make sure we can cope with the unexpected
     03 Dec: A funding boost for intensive care's being seen as vital, as the traffic light system starts
     02 Dec: A case of Covid-19 has been detected in Whitianga
     02 Dec: The Ministry of Health has confirmed three cases of Covid-19 in New Plymouth
     02 Dec: ASX recoups most losses as Woolworths and Wesfarmers face off over Priceline owner
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Disappointment for New Zealand snowboarders Cool Wakushima and Tiaan Collins in their opening World Cup events of the season in Steamboat Colorado More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A northland businessman says border checkpoint confusion is causing booking cancellations More...



     Today's News

    Motoring:
    Kiwi Supercars driver Shane van Gisbergen's relishing the prospect of fan noise competing with the rev of the engines at Bathurst 21:53

    Environment:
    The Loop: Labor's climate change plan, BHP's COVID-19 vaccine mandate ruled unlawful and Australia declared the drunkest country 21:43

    Entertainment:
    Prince William has told refugees they "couldn’t be more welcome here” 21:31

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix want to play aggressive in their debut A-League football season 21:13

    Entertainment:
    Dolly Parton doesn't "want to be worshipped" by her fans 21:01

    Entertainment:
    Vanessa Lachey has paid tribute to her late dog Wookie 20:31

    Entertainment:
    Storm Keating has recalled how she was "numb" from the waist down when she experienced temporary paralysis earlier this year 20:01

    Entertainment:
    Trevor Noah will return as the host of the Grammy Awards next year 19:31

    Entertainment:
    Sandra Bullock jokes she would steal Channing Tatum's thunder if she joined 'Magic Mike's Last Dance' 19:01

    Business:
    A northland businessman says border checkpoint confusion is causing booking cancellations 18:53


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd