Story: Māori smoking, alcohol and drugs – tūpeka, waipiro me te tarukino

Behaviour and effects of drinking alcohol (2nd of 2)

Behaviour and effects of drinking alcohol

These two graphs compare Māori and non-Māori behaviour with respect to alcohol, as recorded in 2007–8. They suggest that Māori were less likely to use strategies to limit their alcohol intake on social occasions, but more likely to experience undesirable consequences of drinking, such as harm to their social and family life or negative impacts on their work performance.

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Source: New Zealand alcohol and drug use survey, 2007/8

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Megan Cook, 'Māori smoking, alcohol and drugs – tūpeka, waipiro me te tarukino - Māori use of alcohol', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/40566/behaviour-and-effects-of-drinking-alcohol (accessed 9 December 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013