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  1. Video for Gang president enters ring to raise meth awareness
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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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    Drug agency advise to test for synthetic drugs

    A drug-testing agency is advising employers to carry out stricter synthetic drug testing in the workplace. This comes after a man, who chose to remain anonymous, told Kawe Kōrero that he and a number of other people he knew had allegedly turned to smoking synthetics to keep their jobs.

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    Synthetics allegedly used to pass employment drug tests

    Synthetic drugs are allegedly being used as an alternative for people wanting to pass marijuana drug testing with their employers.

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    Life after league for former Warrior Sione Faumuina

    He was once a top rugby league player in New Zealand before alcohol-related issues led to depression.  Now Sione Faumuina is three years sober and is adjusting to life after league.

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    Concern rises over potential loss of mental health and addiction staff

    The CEO of not-for-profit addiction service Odyssey is concerned the sector will lose support staff to the aged care, home support and disability services following a recent pay increase by the government for the sector. A community mental health worker, Kim Baldwin is now considering a career change as a result of the increase. 

  9. Video for NZ Drug Foundation wants more focus on health sector to combat synthetic drug abuse
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    NZ Drug Foundation wants more focus on health sector to combat synthetic drug abuse

    The Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation believes the Government needs to ‘step-up’ and adjust its focus on funding and resources aimed at combating the abuse of synthetic drugs.

  10. Video for Native Affairs - My bros are dying
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    Native Affairs- My bros are dying

    Hastings Mongrel Mob President Rex Timu has filed a Waitangi Tribunal claim on behalf of his chapter calling the New Zealand Health system racist.

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