Ralph Bungard said most of the problems with over-consumption of alcohol were linked with low-priced alcohol, and he would like to see prices removed from alcohol advertisements.
The results have prompted calls for liquor law reforms and suicide prevention strategies targeting alcohol-related harm.
As many Kiwis take a break from booze this Dry July, the market for zero alcohol options is growing.
University of Oxford researchers have found moderate alcohol consumption is linked to iron accumulation in the brain and lower cognitive function.
An Auckland liquor store which advertised the Afterpay service didn't want to comment on Friday.
A study found most consumers mistakenly think wine and spirits are always a healthier choice.
It’s hoped the Hokonui Moonshine Museum will help bring people to the region this summer.
One in 145 drivers tested in Hamilton checkpoints last weekend were over the legal alcohol limit.
The Hawke's Bay-based company is recalling the incorrectly packaged Zeffer 0% Alcohol Crisp Apple Cider 4-packs.
The memorial to Danny Abdallah’s three children and their cousin was partly removed over the weekend.
Three police officers have been charged with manslaughter, after the death of Allen Ball in custody.
David Gaughan told 1 NEWS he is “appalled” with himself and is not a racist.
Hilary Barry paid a visit to Gibbston Valley vineyard amid the harvest.
They're questioning the licensing commissioner's historic ties to the alcohol industry.
The Dancing Sands Distillery has raked in enough medals to become the country's most awarded in five years.
It will mean The Trust's 305 staff will be paid at least $20.75 an hour from April.
Guy Haydon Charles Appleton had been drinking prior to the crash, investigators found.
Despite scepticism from some, Frenchman Daniel Le Brun was determined to prove them wrong.
Like in New Zealand, Australians have been getting out and holidaying in their own country.
Police decided today not to file charges against the man, who was stopped with his son on Saturday.