Wellington, New Zealand: City Showcase
Prevent Alcohol-related Harm through
Tuesday, June 26 --- Recorded Archive
Available for Network Members
New Zealand's capital city of Wellington has a
Central Business District with 336 licensed nightlife premises.
A coalition of multiple stakeholders partner to reduce
alcohol-related harm while maintaining a high quality experience
for locals and visitors.
In March 2012, a new Alcohol Reform Bill will
introduce unprecedented legislation pertaining to nightlife
districts and licensed venues. Topics to be addressed include
certification of nightlife venue managers, responsible promotion
of alcohol, and new conditions for venue licensing.
Learn how the city has taken a comprehensive
approach to reduce alcohol-related harm in a city accredited by
the World Health Organization as a “Safer Community.”
Nightlife Management Plan:
Components of a successful plan for managing a
nightlife venue district.
Learn how venue licensing and fee determination is based
upon a venue’s risk level.
Licensee Forum: A
self-regulatory model for nightlife venue staff to mentor,
collaborate, and receive positive recognition for
achievements in nightlife safety.
Most Popular Training Topics:
Find out the most attended curriculum topics for education
of venue staff.
Pre-Loading: Find out
how this contributor to intoxication is addressed via new
Reduce Emergency Room Visits:
Learn how the presence of a staffed First Aid post in key
nightlife areas has led to a 2/3 reduction in the number of
emergency room visits related to alcohol.
Community Input into Local
Alcohol Licensing Decisions: Get an overview of
Wellington’s approach to community input via the Reform
Bill’s new legislation.
University Campaigns: The “Stay Safe in the City” campaign has been a huge success
in messaging the college-age population about safety issues
in nightlife. Find out how the campaign works.
City Safety Projects
Wellington City Council, New
Zealand Recipient of the Queens Service Medal
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