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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.

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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. 

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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.

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    Police urge public to intervene to stop synthetic cannabis use

    A joint statement has been issued by the Chief Coroner and Police warning that at least seven deaths in July in Auckland appear to be linked to the use of synthetic cannabis.

  5. Video for Native Affairs – Gangs KO killings
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    Native Affairs – Gangs KO killings

    Four gang members were killed last year in Northland, even the gangs admit their own violence is out of control. So, they're asking for a truce of sorts. If there's a problem - take it to the sports arena. Native Affairs was invited to meet the gangs in the gym and on the sports field.

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    Let's not blame everything on the Chinese- Jenny Lee-Morgan

    Let's not blame everything on the Chinese. This from Associate Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan in response to Hone Harawira's call to execute Chinese involved in P.

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    Gang president enters ring to raise meth awareness

    A fight night in Kaitaia saw a Mongrel Mob President face off with a former heavyweight boxer in an effort to raise funds for the development of a community park and help raise awareness around ridding the community.

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    TAHUA 2017: Fears budget won't meet mental health needs

    Mental health has received a $224mil boost for mental health services. Te Kāea spoke with some Māori mental health workers who are concerned that the money won't be directed to the right areas within the sector.

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    Call for more Māori social services funding

    Health Minister Johnathan Coleman has confirmed the budget will include new funding for mental health and addiction services as part of its Social Investment Package. However, the NZ Drug Foundation says unless funding is doubled it won't scratch the surface in terms of the growing need for support, particularly among Māori.

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    Drug Foundation says funding must double to meet need

    Health Minister Johnathan Coleman has confirmed the budget will include new funding for mental health and addiction services as part of its Social Investment Package. However, the NZ Drug Foundation says unless funding is doubled it won't scratch the surface in terms of the growing need for support, particularly among Māori.

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