Perceptions of drinking culture in New Zealand. In Fact

17 Feb 2015

In 2013/14, 20% of New Zealanders aged 15 years or more who drank alcohol in the past year reported a potentially hazardous alcohol consumption pattern. People’s perceptions of the acceptability and prevalence of risky alcohol consumption may influence their own intentions and behaviour. This fact sheet examines New Zealand adults’ perceptions about the acceptability of risky drinking, and the existence of a risky drinking culture.