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Using the standard drink icon

Guidance on how to get access to the icon assets

Background to alcohol drinking advice

Learn about what evidence informs the drinking advice from Te Hiringa Hauora.

Drinking and driving

Learn the legal limits, and how the limits are measured.

Alcohol advertising and promotion

Learn about the Advertising Standards Authority and Liquor Advertising Pre-vetting System.

Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Learn about the act's key points.

Age and the law

The age for purchasing alcohol in New Zealand is 18. This means anyone who is aged 18 years or over and shows approved ID can enter licensed premises and buy alcohol.