Archive for: Alcohol

Riot Squad

Riot Squad

Here’s the Rugby World Cup story you won’t read in the MSM. Mix the cocktail of Kiwi booze culture and the UK-type football behaviour that happens when...

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RWC Bill Promotes Binge Drinking

RWC Bill “Promotes Binge Drinking”

A Maori Party MP told parliament today he’s worried that the RugbyWorld Cup legislation going through the house does nothing about “our alcohol binge-drinking...

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Drunk Teen Clocked At 177k

Drunk Teen Clocked At 177k

A drunk 18-year-old has been nabbed driving a Nissan Sylvia motor vehicle at 177 kmph southbound from Tristram Avenue. It’s the latest example of an Aucklander...

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70 Caught @ West Auck Checkpoint

70 Caught @ West Auck Checkpoint

70 drivers were caught with excess blood alcohol during a weekend checkpoint in Waitakere but no drug impaired drivers were detected. There were 11 checkpoints at...

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19 Yr Old Way Over Limit

19 Yr Old Way Over Limit

Young drivers are still not getting the message about drink driving. In Tauranga, a 19 yr old Tauranga man was spotted travelling last night at 115 km/h on a city...

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Police: Rugby Trains Made Difference

Police: Rugby Trains Made Difference

12 vehicles were impounded and 20 people had their license suspended after returning a reading of more than 650 micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath in a post-...

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Wgtn No To City-Wide Booze Ban

Wgtn No To City-Wide Booze Ban

Wellington City Councillors have dismissed a plan to implement a city-wide liquor ban, instead voting to adopt a 24-hour liquor ban in Newtown and Mount Cook. Councillors...

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Mars vs Venus Drivers

Mars vs Venus Drivers

A local survey of thousands of drivers shows that men and women think and behave differently when it comes to speed. Men take more risks behind the wheel, whether...

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Too Many Drunk Drivers

Too Many Drunk Drivers

There are still too many drunk drivers on the roads. Over the weekend, until 4 this morning, police conducted an operation targeting drink driving in Waitakere City. The...

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Banks: RWC Will Be Liquor Test

Banks: RWC Will Be Liquor Test

Auckland Mayor John Banks has welcomed the Law Commission recommending local communities have a say on where and when alcohol can be sold. And he also hopes changes...

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Support For Lower Adult Drink Driving Level

Support For Lower Adult Drink Driving Level

A Motor Trade Association poll claims strong support for the Government to lower the drink drive limit for drivers over 20. When the Government announced proposals...

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