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Study highlights potential issues with liquor store proposal

Monday 28 August 2017 11:28am

A study done by Professor Jennie Connor, Professor Kypros Kypri, Dr Melanie Bell, and Dr Kimberly Cousins in 2010 has been used to warn the community of North Dunedin of the potential consequences of a proposed new liquor store in a popular student flatting area. The Alcohol outlet density, levels of drinking, and alcohol-related harm in New Zealand: a national study revealed a 4% increase in binge drinking for each additional liquor outlet within 1km from home.

Read or download the study (PDF 100 KB)

Read the full story on the Otago Daily Times website

Read the original press release for the study