Find out about the alcohol supply law and what you need to do when hosting a party for under 18s. We’ve included a handy consent template you can use with options whether your hosting or sending your teen to a party.
You can copy and paste the consent template into a message, text or email and change it to suit.
Keep an eye out for more information dropping each week, next week we look at the physical effect alcohol has on our body.
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This weeks question is:
Who can legally provide alcohol to an under 18 year old in NZ?
Anyone over 18
Other family members eg. brother/sister, uncle/aunt
Their parent or legal guardian or anyone with the express consent from their parent or legal guardian