This booklet is for bar staff in licensed premises. It provides practical advice on what bar staff (including volunteer bar servers at clubs) need to do by law when serving alcohol in licensed premises.
View The Bar Code, Front Line Bar Staff and the Law PDF.
This is a booklet for bars, taverns, restaurants, cafes and clubs. It provides guidance on strategies and tools to assist staff in licensed premises meet host responsibility requirements under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. A sample host responsibility policy is included.
View the Host Responsibility Guidelines PDF.
An A4 signage poster for on-licensed premises. It reminds customers of the law that intoxicated people will not be served alcohol or allowed on the premises and the ID they need to show to be served alcohol if they look under 25. It also lets them know that food, low and non alcohol drinks and free water are available.
View the PDF here.
A booklet for people who have changed the way they are drinking and want to maintain this change. It contains information and tools to help stay on track or get back on track after a slip or relapse. It is one of the six Alcohol and Your Health series of booklets.
View the Maintaining the Change PDF.
A booklet for parents and caregivers with helpful information and advice about alcohol and teenagers. It includes:
- tips about delaying their teens drinking as long as possible
- information about being a good role model and building and maintaining a good relationships with teens
- what the law says
- what to do when things go wrong.
View the Alcohol and Your Kids booklet pdf.
A booklet for older people and their families, friends and carers. It is also for anyone interested in finding out more about alcohol and ageing.
It has information about:
- how our bodies become less able to cope with alcohol as we age
- how alcohol affects certain medicines and health conditions
- how much alcohol is too much when you’re older
- what older people can do if they think they have a drinking problem.
- what family/whānau can do.
View Alcohol and Older People in PDF.
This guidance sheet about is alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in on-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.
A DVD (with stories from parents whose teenagers are experiencing problems with alcohol and/or drugs) and an accompanying workbook. It is for parents/caregivers of teenagers that have problematic alcohol and/or other drug use and associated behaviours. It focuses on the stories and the process of change of parents and young people.
View Bewildered PDF.
A DVD (which follows the journey of four people through their addiction, treatment and into their life of recovery) and an accompanying workbook. It is for people needing help to start to overcome any problems they may have with their drinking and/or drug use.
View the Had Enough booklet PDF.
These are the four workbooks for HPA's Smashed 'n Stoned? programme. Smashed 'n Stoned? is a facilited self-change programme to be run with groups of 13 to 18-year-olds whose alcohol and drug use puts them at risk.
Before ordering or using these workbooks, you need to have completed the programme facilitator training or be a qualified health professional, such as an AOD treatment or generic clinician. For training dates and locations, see the Events page in the website footer or go to alcohol.org.nz/events.
View the Smashed N Stoned Pack PDF.
A DVD (which follows the journey of three people through their addiction, treatment and into their life of recovery) and an accompanying workbook. It is for Māori who are needing help to overcome any problems they may have with their alcohol and/or drug use.
View Ki te Ao Mārama PDF.
This resource is available as a booklet to download or as a folder resource. It provides an overview of the legal obligations and responsibilities of premises with alcohol on-licences. The folder resource has space to collate all relevant information in one place. The toolkit includes templates, forms and checklists that can also be downloaded in PDF form here.
Please note the folder toolkit resource is currently only for bars, taverns, restaurants and other on-licensed premises.
If you are a licensee and would like to order a copy, contact your local licensing inspector or public health officer who can deliver it to your premises. Only licensing inspectors and public health officers should order copies of the folder resource but anyone can download the PDF booklet version.
This flyer can be used to direct hospitality staff to the new e-learning website Servewise.
Size: 130mm diameter
This double-sided A6 size sticker sign is for taxis. It is to assist drivers to advise their customers that they cannot consume alcohol in their vehicle.
Please note that the maximum order is 100 stickers.
This guidance sheet about is alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in off-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.
View Alcohol Promotion – Off License in PDF.
A children's book called Ruby's Dad with guidelines for parents on how to use this book with their child. It is a book for children aged 6-11 years whose parent or relative has a drinking problem.
The storyline is that Ruby's Dad begins to drink too much and things change in Ruby's family. After some difficult times, Dad gets the help he needs to stop drinking.
View Ruby’s Dad - for Parents in PDF.
The Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events book provides best-practice models and other guidance information. It is for individuals and agencies involved with ensuring that alcohol consumption at large events is managed legally and effectively
This is a short guide for club committees and managers with a club licence to serve and supply alcohol. It outlines key requirements about the law, such as, only serving alcohol to club members or guests of members, club alcohol and host responsibility policies, bar staff training, alcohol management plans, and penalties and fines.
This is a short guide for people working behind the bar in clubs with a club licence to serve and supply alcohol. It outlines key requirements, such as, only serving alcohol to club members or guests of members, and host responsibility strategies and interventions.
This is a new pamphlet is for women and their families. It has information on why it's important not to drink while pregnant, the risks of drinking, and information about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and breastfeeding.
View the Alcohol and Pregnancy - What you might not know pdf.
A children's book called Ruby's Dad with guidelines for clinicians on how to use Ruby's Dad as part of their work. It is for children aged 6-11 years whose parent or relative has a drinking problem. It is an honest, encouraging story to help children and families talk about alcohol and how it can affect family life.
View Ruby's Dad - for Clinicians PDF.
A bar sign to remind customers in clubs that they can only purchase alcohol if they are an authorised customer.