15th Jun 2020
Smashed Project is back on its nationwide tour of New Zealand’s secondary schools aimed at equipping year 9 students with the skills they need to counter peer pressure to drink alcohol.
28th Apr 2020 by Matt Claridge
The fight to eliminate Covid-19 is a marathon, not a sprint. And as we come to terms with what Level 3 means – effectively more of the same lockdown restrictions...
14th Apr 2020 by Matt Claridge
It’s the ‘new normal’. The alert sounds at the end of another day of lockdown – it’s ‘happy hour’. You jump on to your favourite face-to-face app and join your friends.
8th Apr 2020
Online happy hour and internet drinks might be part of the ‘new normal’ for some but responsible drinking advocate Cheers NZ says lockdown shouldn’t mean drinking up.
4th Feb 2020
A new campaign fronted by the Alternative Commentary Collective aims to bowl over the idea that “eating’s cheating” when it comes to drinking alcohol.
2nd Nov 2019
The next iteration of Always Graze When You Liaise launches this Labour Day Weekend, just in time for the official kick off of summer.
22nd May 2019
A new, internationally acclaimed theatre-based education programme was officially launched yesterday, aimed at equipping year 9 students with the skills they need to counter peer pressure to drink alcohol.
30th Mar 2019 by Matt Claridge
It’s going to happen. There’s no denying it. A matter of when, not if. Sooner or later.
29th Jan 2019 by Matt Claridge
“Oh crap!” you know that feeling when your child catches you out with a question about life, that you just hadn’t anticipated or readied yourself for, not yet anyway.
24th Jan 2019
Following a successful first season, the Always Graze When You Liaise responsible drinking initiative is back this summer. The joint initiative between Cheers, Foodstuffs (NZ) Ltd and William Waiirua is...
19th Dec 2018
It’s hard to accept your child claiming independence and growing up. Almost overnight, they go from asking for your help and advice on everything they do to turning their noses...
5th Nov 2018An online campaign targeting pregnant women and their partners aims to send a strong message to pregnant women that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix. The series of...
24th May 2018 by Amie RichardsonA new multi-media campaign aims to send a strong message to pregnant women that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix.The campaign – which includes digital media clips...
9th Mar 2018 by Amie Richardson
A new initiative between Cheers NZ, Foodstuffs (NZ) Ltd and William Waiirua is out to subvert the old adage that ‘eating’s cheating’ with a message for New Zealanders to ‘Always Graze When You Liaise’.
22nd Nov 2017 by Matt Claridge
The latest Ministry of Health figures are out and show well over half (56.3%) of Kiwi 15-17-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last year – and 7.6% (or 15,000) are...
17th Nov 2017 by Matt Claridge
Understanding how much you’re drinking is the message behind our #Knowyourstandards campaign.
16th Nov 2017 by Matt Claridge
Tis the season for office Christmas parties and who doesn’t like a tipple or two on the company? But while the free drinks might be flowing, it’s important to take it easy and avoid telling your colleagues what you really think or down-trowing your boss for a laugh!
7th Nov 2017 by Matt Claridge
How many times have you been out with the boys – or girls – and heard this? Common phrases that come out – especially when you’re with a large group – and you’re not keeping pace with the rest of the pack.