Who should pay for all the harm from alcohol? Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Alcohol Action NZ
SHORE & Whariki Research Centre
invite you to a one-day conference
Wednesday 15th August 2018
Te Papa, Wellington

Hear eight national and international experts spanning health, justice and economics


  • Mihi Whakatau Introductory remarks - Geoff Robinson, Chair Alcohol Action NZ

  • What is "all the harm from alcohol"? - Jennie Connor , University of Otago

  • A Police perspective - Graham Shields, NZ Police

  • Alcohol and suicide - Annette Beautrais, Suicide Researcher


  • Impact on the health sector - Julia Peters, Auckland Regional Public Health Service

  • Impact on Māori : The Waipiro Treaty of Waitangi claim - Rawiri (David) Ratu , Counties Manukau District Māori Council


  • The economic costs - Ganesh Nana, Principal Economist, BERL

  • A global perspective - Sally Casswell, SHORE & Whariki, Massey University

  • Who is paying for the harm from alcohol? - John Marsden, Marsden Jacob Associates


  • Panel discussion, including questions from the floor. Chair - Taisia Huckle, Massey

  • Concluding remarks - Doug Sellman, University of Otago, Christchurch

FINISH 4.30pm

Free registration includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

All attendees must register (150 places available). Send your name, organisation, and preferred name for badge to lisa.andrews@otago.ac.nz  Attendees must be registered, but there is no registration fee.

Koha/donations to Alcohol Action NZ - BNZ 02-0800-0866785-025