Alcohol safety | What About You?

Alcohol and drug use can lead to serious health issues. It can also affect your relationships, career and finances.

If you want to cut down on your drinking or you’re worried about someone you know, there’s plenty of support available.

Medical centre

Talk to your doctor or practice nurse. They can provide advice and support, including referrals to counselling and other appropriate services.

Local addiction and wellness services

These organisations have a range of individual and group services. Contact them for more information.

Pathways: Phone 06 370 6100
or visit
Te Hauora Runanga: Phone 0800 666 744
or visit

National services

Alcohol & Drug Helpline: Phone 0800 787 797 or visit

What about you? campaign

Information and resources

What about you? is a campaign to promote low risk drinking and address issues associated with alcohol-related harm in the Wairarapa.

A number of local organisations and agencies are involved in the campaign, which includes a focus on host responsibility and reducing the supply of alcohol to underage drinkers. You can find out more about the campaign and who’s involved here.

A range of resources have been developed as part of the campaign. Click on the images below to download copies of the campaign posters. You can check out the other campaign resources here. These include: coasters, pens, bottle neck tags and flags.

You can email for copies of the resources or more information about the campaign, including how you or your agency could be involved.