2. Alcohol supplied by licensed premises

In New Zealand, it is illegal for any licensed premises to sell alcohol to a person under 18 years of age. It is also illegal for a young person to buy alcohol before they turn 18.

There are different rules for alcohol being supplied to a young person when they are with their parent'/guardian in a licensed premises.

This section is about young people being supplied with alcohol from licensed premises, and how you can take action to reduce harm.