Kiwis over 50 drinking at dangerous levels


An international team funded by the Health Promotion Agency and led by researchers from Massey University have done a study on alcohol drinking by people 50 and over.

The results revealed that New Zealanders are drinking more often and in a more harmful manner than older adults in many other countries.

To discuss these results Ali Mau speaks to Dr Andy Towers, research co-leader from Massey University.

Listen to the full interview above.

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