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    Cartoons on vodka dropped after complaints

    The makers of a pre-mixed alcoholic drink will change the packaging after complaints it looked too much like a children's cartoon book.

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    Eighth-time drink driver warned, next time is jail

    A recidivist drink driver is on the highway to jail after notching up his eighth conviction for getting behind the wheel while under the influence – despite claiming to have only had one beer at the time of his latest crime.

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    'Strip every pokie joint out of Auckland'- mayoral candidate

    Mayoral candidates say the number of liquor outlets in south Auckland is an issue but disagree about how to tackle it.

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    Delivery of divorce papers forced drink driving, man claims

    The end of Evan Wallace's marriage, which he said drove him to his fifth drink-drive offence, was also the catalyst for what a court heard is the start of life-changing healing.

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    Dry July supporter Ninakaye Taane-Tinorau raises money for cancer-affected whānau

    By Kahumako Rameka, Te Rito journalism cadet.

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    50-year-old denied buying 0% booze because shopping with 16-year-old daughter

    A 50-year-old man is "bemused" at being unable to buy zero-alcohol beer from an Auckland supermarket because he was with his 16-year-old daughter.

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    Tai Rāwhiti tops hazardous drinking list

    Tairāwhiti has the highest hazardous drinking rate in the country according to a report presented to Gisborne District Council.

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    Concerns Swarbrick's alcohol advertising reforms could harm grassroots sport

    Carterton District Council has voted against backing a Private Members Bill which seeks to end the ability to appeal councils' local alcohol policies, controlling alcohol sales, trading hours, and locations.

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    Sixty per cent of fatal crashes involve drugs, alcohol

    New figures show nearly 60 per cent of people who died in crashes over five years had some form of drug or stimulant in their system.

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