New Zealand: Alcohol law reform: Why is change needed?
In advance of legislation, New Zealand will complete a long review process of existing conditions and recommendations with the publication of a 500 page report next Tuesday. The article is here.
Star Hotel in Otahuhu, New Zealand
For bits of history of the Star Hotel in Otahuhu, New Zealand, a pub that is over 150 years old, see here.
Prohibition in New Zealand and the myth of 1919 (article)
Paul Christoffel, "Prohibition and the Myth of 1919," New Zealand Journal of History 42/2 (Oct. 2008): 154-175.
New Zealand's $16 billion hangover
A discussion of the alcohol problem in contemporary New Zealand notes that 10% of Kiwis drink nearly half the alcohol consumed in the country.
New Zealand drinking establishments (book)
A turbulent decade recollections and a history of the Masterton Licensing Trust and Trust House, 1997-2007 (Masterton, N.Z.: Masterton Licensing Trust and Trust House, 2008). For the text as a PDF file, see here.
New Zealand wines
The New York Times, 16 January 2008, explores the small wineries along the Matakana coast on the North Island. For more, see here.
Feminism and alcohol in New Zealand (thesis)
Dougal McLachlan, "From 'bra burners' to 'booze hags'?: gender, alcohol and feminism in New Zealand" (B.A. honors thesis, University of Otago, 2006).
New Zealand's alcohol restrictions, 1881-2005 (dissertation)
Paul John Christoffel, "Removing temptation: New Zealand's alcohol restrictions, 1881-2005" (Ph.D. dissertation, Victorian University of Wellington, 2006).
Mojo coffee in New Zealand grows carefully
Lambos Gianoutsos has a distinctive strategy for growing his New Zealand chain of Mojo coffee shops. He establishes a new shop only when an experienced staff member is ready to take over the franchise. Some people argue that New Zealand has no room for more coffee shops, but Gianoutsos points out that 80% of New Zealanders who drink coffee drink only instant coffee. For more, see here.
New Zealand public houses (book)
John Husband, Pubs o' the South: a collection of paintings and drawings of the public houses of Otago, Dunedin, Central Otago, Southland & Invercargill (Invercargill, New Zealand: Craig Printing, 2007).