Air NZ quiet on drunk crew claims

Air New Zealand says it has no comment to make on claims that some air crew were drunk during a prolonged stay in Honolulu which saw 223 passengers stranded for three days. The airline is investigating pilots and other crew members as part of its […]

Drink-drive limits lowered

Drink drive limits will be lowered from December, after new legislation was passed through Parliament last night. From December 1, the alcohol limit will lower from 400 micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath, to 250mcg for drivers over 20. The blood alcohol limit will […]

Police detainees surveyed on drug use

People arrested by police are likely to have drunk more and more likely to be methamphetamine-users than three years ago, a new report says. The latest New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring Programme Report (NZ-ADUM) found the percentage of people who had been drinking prior […]

Intoxicated pilot caught just before flight

An intoxicated pilot was caught preparing to fly a commercial passenger jet out of Canberra Airport in Australia while more than three times over the legal flying limit. Skywest Captain Damien John Shelley, who blew 0.07 (0.07 grams of alcohol in every 100 millilitres of […]

Poll finds stoned staff a growing concern

Getting high before work is common for a wide range of Kiwis – and employers are increasingly doing their own drug testing. The Global Drug Survey 2014, conducted in partnership with Fairfax Media, found that, of the 5646 New Zealand participants, 13.7 per cent of […]

EMA Drug Survey

Alarm over extent of workplace drug problem The extent and cost of drugs affecting the workplace and work output has raised the alarm with the Employers and Manufacturers Association. ​Over half of the workplaces responding to a recent EMA survey* said they have had to […]

Ban on Synthetic Cannabis

Christchurch dairy owners are rushing to offload their K2 stock before a substance ban comes into effect at midnight – including two caught by police selling to someone under age. Sergeant Bevan Seal said diaries were offering discounts on the normal $20 price – including […]

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The latest news in alcohol testing

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