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Royal New Zealand Navy chief Rear Admiral Jack Steer has announced a slew of new alcohol rules for the service.
Ships, at sea and docked, will go dry and sailors won't be able to splurge on duty-free booze, or cigarettes, when overseas.
And during working hours, no sailor will be allowed to drink alcohol without express permission.
Steer announced the changes yesterday in an "all despatch" post to the approximately 1900-strong force.