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Researchers call for ban on alcohol marketing in sport – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on January 13th, 2017.

A paper published overnight in the New Zealand Medical Journal has added to the call to ban alcohol marketing and sponsorship from sports. Researchers at the University of Otago surveyed five televised sporting events over the 2014-15 summer and found audiences were exposed to between 1.6 and 3.8 alcohol brands per minute and up to […]

Alcohol advertising remains prominent in televised sport – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on January 13th, 2017.

Audiences of televised sport remain exposed to high rates of alcohol marketing and sponsorship, according to a new study. The research, published on Friday in the New Zealand Medical Journal, surveyed televised sports over the 2014-15 summer and found audiences were exposed to between 1.6 and 3.8 alcohol brands per minute. In an accompanying editorial, […]

Christmas and the psychology of gift-giving

John Kerr posted in on December 6th, 2011.

Finance writer Diane Clement explores the psychology of gift-giving in a New Zealand Herald article, drawing on kiwi experts and international research. An excerpt (read in full here): The psychology behind giving and receiving My children were horrified last week when they heard I’d written an article asking whether we should ban Christmas presents. The […]

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