Chart of the week: It’s how we’re drinking

Are we a nation of binge drinkers? This week’s charts from Figure.NZ shed some light.

The Losi Filipo case has brought renewed attention to New Zealand’s chronic problem with binge drinking and alcohol-fuelled assault. Three Figure.NZ charts take a look at our heaviest drinkers.

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Want to know more about our drinking habits? Check out Figure.NZ.