Tag Archives: Otago University

• New Zealand reconsiders laws making booze sometimes cheaper than milk

Reporting from Nelson, New Zealand (BN Editor: Nelson New Zealand just happens to be the home of the awesome Nelson hops.) The brightly colored poster for the annual fundraiser at an elementary school in this quaint town tucked into Tasman Bay advertised face painting, a bouncy castle — and a fully licensed bar. Principal Don […]

• New Zealand: Alcohol cheaper to buy than water

New Zealand: Alcohol cheaper to buy than water

Alcohol has become so affordable that it is cheaper than bottled water and approaching the price of milk, says a study made public today. The Otago University research, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, shows alcohol became increasingly affordable in the 10 years to last year.