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    Drug Foundation CEO on overdoses: 'We are failing Māori'

    Māori are being failed. That's the view of the head of the NZ Drug Foundation about new figures that show Māori are three times more likely to die of an overdose than Pākehā.

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    Naked motel owner found with woman, bong, syringes, meth pipe in police sting

    A former motel owner who allowed drug dealers to operate from his business and even arranged sales for his mates has been sentenced to home detention.

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    Set IRD onto the gangs: ACT leader David Seymour

    Photo / File The best way to tackle the gang issue is to set the IRD on them, ACT Party leader David Seymour says.

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    Police continue crackdown on gang crime

    Police executed a number of warrants in recent days, dismantling a nationwide drug network. photo/NZ Police

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    Dealer admits manslaughter of 28-year-old over cannabis debt

    Supporters of Sears, also known as Luke Riddell were in court to see the guilty plea.

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    Sixty per cent of fatal crashes involve drugs, alcohol

    New figures show nearly 60 per cent of people who died in crashes over five years had some form of drug or stimulant in their system.

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    Lockdown created a ‘forced rehab’ for Wellington P addicts, addictions counsellor says

    A Wellington addictions councillor says the Covid-19 lockdowns hindered the supply of methamphetamine from Auckland to the southern region of Aotearoa and made many addicts go into “forced rehab.” 

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    'Dealing with a wave of destruction'- agencies reflect on meth waste water results

    New wastewater data has shown an increase in methamphetamine in the last quarter. Hotspots include Northland, Waikato and the East Coast.

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    New Zealand-led operation seizes drugs in Indian Ocean

    The Royal New Zealand Navy-led counter-narcotics operation outside the Arabian Gulf has registered its first major drug seizure while under Kiwi control.

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    New Waikato alcohol and drug court opened

    A ceremony at Hukanui Marae, Gordonton has marked the occasion.

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