NSAD - New Zealand Society on Alcohol and Drug Dependence

New Zealand Society on Alcohol and Drug Dependence

Committed to improving the lives of New Zealanders affected by addiction and reducing the impact of addiction in our community.




Who are we?

60 years of service: A brief history of the NSAD.


NSAD Today

An umbrella organisation at the head of non-government organisations in the alcohol & drugs treatment sector.

"Gill Hood has been appointed Chief Executive at CareNZ, one..."

Gill Hood Appointed CEO at CareNZ

Media Release: Corrections Maven Appointed to Top Job Gill Hood has...

recovery means

What do we believe recovery means?

A process of change individuals or families embark upon

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Controlling your reactions and feelings. Watch the video

"‘Stepping up to Leadership,’ national workshop tour. Find out what..."

We've been on tour

NSAD Leadership Training recently took its Stepping up to Leadership workshop...


Kina Trust

Helping you understand the impact of addiction on your life and the life of your Whanau.

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Service delivery

Who are Care NZ and Kina Trust?


Recovery House

We are proud to present the Recovery House Project.

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Boozers & Users

Different Era, Same Issues. See the video



Find freedom from addiction and support every step of the journey toward recovery.


NSAD Leadership Training

Continuous improvement for those working in the addictions treatment sector


Our governance structure

The NSAD advocacy umbrella

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I'll quit tomorrow, part 2

An archival treatment video, still relevant today


Evaluation & research

Ensuring effective and robust service delivery



Providing level headed ideas and rational perspectives

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I'll quit tomorrow, part 3

Watch our archival treatment video


Growing scale in the sector

The ability and expertise to know what the sector needs


Contact Us

Stewart Hunter

[email protected]
Level 4, Wakefield House, 90 The Terrace, Wellington 6011 PO Box 5872, Wellington 6140