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  1. Video for Nix - using social media influence to save lives
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    Nix- using social media influence to save lives

    Popular social media icon Nicola 'Nix' Adams says health providers need to do a lot more to connect with people if they want to save lives.  She's been touring the country, sharing stories via her social media page, Cooked Whanau Korero with Nix, ahead of the 'Teen Suicide Awareness March' to parliament.

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    What's really in that pill? The festival drug testing debate

    With festival season in full swing, the debate around providing free drug testing for festival-goers is again in the spotlight.

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    Man on a mauri mission

    Riqi Harawira is a man on a mission. He says he's been on his own personal journey battling depression.

  4. Video for Government crackdown on drugs
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    Government crackdown on drugs

    The government is tackling the increase of drug-related deaths by dealing with synthetic drugs suppliers and making it easier for those with addiction problems to get treatment following an announcement by Health Minister Dr David Clark and Police Minister Stuart Nash.

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    How's about housing our homeless?

    Concerns have been raised around drugs, the housing crisis, lack of mental health services and economic support in a new Salvation Army State of our Communities report released today.

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    Māori groups support call to boost addiction treatment funding

    Thirty organisations support an open letter calling on government to double funding for addiction treatment each year starting with next year's budget.  NZ's largest Māori health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, says there is an urgent need in Māori communities.

  7. Video for The inside story of NZ's growing addiction
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    The inside story of NZ's growing addiction

    Rangi Kapa Pou is on a mission to help those who are addicted to "P" to break free and help whānau who are dealing with the fallout

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    Iwi and police initiative in Kawerau wins award

    An initiative run by police, Tuhoe and Tūwharetoa to support the Kawerau community affected by a major methamphetamine operation run has won the Supreme Award at this year's Policing Awards.

  9. Video for HNZ to compensate 800 tenants wrongly evicted post-meth tests
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    HNZ to compensate 800 tenants wrongly evicted post-meth tests

    Tenants who were wrongly kicked-out of their homes for meth contamination will receive a formal apology and up to $3,000 compensation from Housing New Zealand.

  10. Video for NZ schools look offshore for help
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    NZ schools look offshore for help

    Principals across the country are finding it difficult to deal with an increase in challenging behaviours by children of P-addicted parents and are calling for specialised international support.

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