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  1. Video for Rotorua's needy brought to the forefront on World Homeless Day
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    Rotorua's needy brought to the forefront on World Homeless Day

    According to Rotorua's Lifewise report, the number of rough sleepers in the city has more than doubled over the last three years. The mental well-being and addictions service is utilising World Homeless Day to raise awareness of the issue in their community.

  2. Video for Nationals  threat to halve benefits for Kiwis on drugs could result in people moving to harder drugs
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    Nationals threat to halve benefits for Kiwis on drugs could result in people moving to harder drugs

    NZ Drug Foundation and other addiction experts at this year’s Cutting Edge Addiction Conference say that National's latest announcement ignores the evidence of how to properly treat drug addiction.

  3. Video for Māori candidates debate drugs and mental health issues
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    Māori candidates debate drugs and mental health issues

    The mana of the Māori seats and the right way to help Māori families affected by drugs and mental health issues were all out before Māori standing in general seats and on party lists last night.

  4. Video for Synthetic highs reach epidemic proportions in Rotorua
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    Synthetic highs reach epidemic proportions in Rotorua

    Rotorua ambulance officers have been called to 11 incidents involving 15 patients in the last 24 hours who were possibly affected by psychoactive substances.

  5. Video for Matatā residents fed up with P users littering in public spaces
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    Matatā residents fed up with P users littering in public spaces

    The Bay of Plenty area is dealing with what is being labelled a P epidemic. Residents of Matatā are fed up with P users discarding drug paraphernalia in public areas.

  6. Video for Native Affairs - Synthetic Weed Nearly Killed Me
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    Native Affairs- Synthetic Weed Nearly Killed Me

    Drugs that were legal but are now illegal and unregulated. Nine people have died from a lethal mix of the drug in Auckland. But there are also problems in the regions.

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    Death in West Auckland possibly linked to synthetic cannabis

    Police are currently investigating the death of a 31-year-old woman who was found dead at an address in Kelston last night.

  8. Video for Police cracking down on synthetic highs
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    Police cracking down on synthetic highs

    Police say while there is no evidence to suggest there is a "bad batch" of synthetic cannabis laced with other chemicals, the compounds are highly dangerous on their own. This follows the eighth death in Auckland this month linked to the use of the drug. 

  9. Video for Native Affairs – It’s meth or love
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    Native Affairs – It’s meth or love

    A UN global survey shows New Zealand is second only to Thailand on methamphetamine abuse. The drugs are regarded as a health hazard, causing loss of memory, premature decline of other mental facilities and linked to serious crime.

  10. Video for Moko kauae marks new chapter for former drug addict
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    Moko kauae marks new chapter for former drug addict

    Former drug addict Tricia Walsh turned anti-P advocate has received a moko kauae, symbolising a new beginning. Walsh had a harrowing upbringing of abuse, violence and substance abuse.

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