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Chart of the WeekOctober 3, 2016

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

Photo: iStock
Photo: iStock

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.

Mad Chapman, Editor
Aotearoa continues to adapt to a new reality and The Spinoff is right there, sorting fact from fiction to bring you the latest updates and biggest stories. Help us continue this coverage, and so much more, by supporting The Spinoff Members.Madeleine Chapman, EditorJoin Members

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