Four people have been arrested as part of Operation Viceroy, an investigation into a large quantity of methamphetamine imported into New Zealand in March this year.
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Honey Bear meth-spiked beer: Aiden Sagala, 21, named as young man who died
Aiden Sagala, 21, of Auckland in April 2020. Sagala died after drinking beer allegedley contaminated with methamphetamine. Photo / Supplied By The NZ Herald
Te Pū o Te Wheke art show highlights families’ struggle with meth addiction
Artists Tame Iti and Theresa Reihana work on their paintings for a meth-themed art show in Kaikohe. Photo / Peter de Graaf By Peter de Graaf, Northern Advocate
Police warn 'distinctive' beer may be contaminated with methamphetamine
Photo /Supplied Cans of beer contaminated with methamphetamine may be circulating in the community, police are warning.
NZ's current approach to meth is failing Māori, 'thorough overhaul' is needed- report
Around 500 people marched through the streets of Huntly in 2019 to oppose the use of methamphetamine. Photo / File
Family's fury after meth'd driver kills tāne
The family of a truck driver killed in a fiery blaze by a drugged driver say they will never forgive him for what he's done.
Customs finds meth worth $9.3m in welding machines, air conditioner
A man appeared in the Auckland District Court today charged with attempting to smuggle $9.3 million of methamphetamine hidden in welding machines into New Zealand.
Meth addiction service launched in Murupara, plans to rollout across eastern BOP
Meth addiction programme Te Ara Oranga is now available in Murupara, with plans for the harm reduction services to be expanded to other eastern Bay of Plenty communities, including Whakatāne, Ōpōti
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.”
'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.