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  1. Video for Disturbing online video prompts warning from NZ Drug Foundation
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    Disturbing online video prompts warning from NZ Drug Foundation

    The Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation Ross Bell has issued a warning regarding the extreme dangers of taking synthetic substances after a video was posted online of a man and a women in a ‘zombie-like’ state. 

  2. Video for Nearly 30% of children 0-5 years in Northland at risk
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    Nearly 30% of children 0-5 years in Northland at risk

    A new service has been launched in Northland to support children born into environments of alcohol and drugs.  The only known programme of its kind in New Zealand, Tupua Waiora will focus on pregnant mums and children up to three years of age.

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    Taupo woman faces Bali drug trial

    A Taupo woman who arrived in Bali last year and admitted to carrying the drug methamphetamine, walked into court yesterday in silence and looking nervous.

  4. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series - Learning to trust again
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    Native Affairs Summer Series- Learning to trust again

    Everything negative that could happen to a person happened to Patricia Walsh. She was sent to jail for dealing drugs, was hooked on pure methamphetamine and suffered a life of violence. But an ultimatum from her son and then tertiary education helped Patricia's remarkable change.

  5. Video for Discussion reveals drug addiction a health issue not a crime
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    Discussion reveals drug addiction a health issue not a crime

    Northland's Kaikohe are discussing aspects to an outdated drug law to a health-focussed law is overdue according to the New Zealand Drug Foundation who have begun a series of national public meetings to discuss the issue starting today in Northland.

  6. Video for Native Affairs – Love changes lives
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    Native Affairs – Love changes lives

    We revisited a special Native Affairs story about Patricia Walsh who grew up in a home without love. Instead, it was filled with violence and abuse that continued into her adult life. Trapped in a life of crime and methamphetamine use Patricia was given an ultimatum by her whānau. How did she change? In the studio, Native Affairs surprised Patricia with a special guest who had written a letter to Patricia to thank her for her story.

  7. Video for P-dealing accusation humiliates Gisborne bar patron
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    P-dealing accusation humiliates Gisborne bar patron

    A Māori woman is seeking a formal apology from staff at a Gisborne bar for wrongfully accusing her of dealing methamphetamine on their premises over the long weekend.  Kylie Kahukiwa says she was publicly humiliated by the ordeal.

  8. Video for ‘Zombie’ drug creeping its way into NZ
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    ‘Zombie’ drug creeping its way into NZ

    A new wave of synthetic drug wreaking havoc in America is creeping its way to New Zealand. The drug, commonly known as Flakka or nicknamed Bath Salts because of its appearance, sends users into an uncontrollable psychotic frenzy.

  9. Video for Iwi want meth rehabilitation centre in Tauranga
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    Iwi want meth rehabilitation centre in Tauranga

    Ngāi Te Rangi Rūnanga spokesperson Paora Stanley is calling on the Bay of Plenty District Health Board to establish a specialised rehabilitation unit for methamphetamine users in Tauranga following a rapid spread of the drug in the region.  He says the community needs to get serious about tackling the problem which he believes is destroying families.

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    Three arrested in Otaki drug raid

    Quantities of methamphetamine, GBL, cannabis, and approximately $90,000 in cash, have been seized during drug raids in Otaki.

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