SHORE and Whariki Research Centre


Alcohol purchasing behaviour of drinkers

This report from SHORE & Whariki Research Centre examines patterns of purchasing of alcohol in New Zealand, including late night purchasing, from on and off licensed premises, using survey data from 2015.

Recent trends in illegal drug use in New Zealand 2006-2014

The Illicit Drug Monitoring System (IDMS) was established in 2005 to provide annual ‘snapshots’ of emerging drug use, ongoing drug trends, drug markets and drug related harm in New Zealand. The findings from the IDMS are intended to inform strategic and policy responses to drug...

Review of tobacco control services

This publication outlines the findings of a review commissioned by the Ministry of Health to determine whether the services that are currently in place to address tobacco related harm are sufficient to support achievement of the Government’s Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 goal. The recommendations outlined in...
Fact sheet

Snapshot: alcohol-related harm 2013

This snapshot about the harms of alcohol shows Aucklanders perform substantially worse than other New Zealanders, particularly: • The rate of alcohol-related crashes for Auckland drivers is 28% above the national rate • Eight per cent of adult Auckland drinkers consume more than eight drinks...