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  1. Video for Whitiaua Black's road to redemption
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    Whitiaua Black's road to redemption

    Ngāi Tūhoe's Whitiaua Black is the youngest player ever to gain New Zealand Touch Open Men's honours. His fame on the field in recent years was second to none. However, his glittering rise to stardom took a dramatic turn to his biggest opponent yet - drugs.

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    P Drug takes over Marijuana industry

    The increasing demand for P is making the drug easier to get. That is the response from Patua Te Ngāngara programme facilitator Shane White to the annual Massey University study, which says that it takes an hour or less to purchase methamphetamine in Christchurch and Auckland. 

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    Concerns over P testing delays in HNZ home

    NZ First MP Darroch Ball has come to the aid of a Housing New Zealand tenant who suspected her house was contaminated with P. Ball had tests done on Eileen Gilmour's house in Petone today, even though Housing New Zealand told Te Kāea they would have it tested this week.

  4. Video for UN to hear drug addictions as health problem not criminal offence
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    UN to hear drug addictions as health problem not criminal offence

    A New Zealand delegation is flying to New York to the United Nations General Assembly on the World's drug problem. Māori Health Provider, Hāpai Te Hauora's Papa Nahi says that they hope to establish a regular meeting with other indigenous peoples to exchange ideas about an indigenous approach to drug policy. 

  5. Video for Native Affairs - Foetal Alcohol
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    Native Affairs- Foetal Alcohol

    For decades, experts have warned pregnant women of the dangers of drinking alcohol.  But the research is still being ignored by many.  Up to 3000 babies, a year could be born with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder in New Zealand.  Native Affairs share the story of a mother who drank, who did drugs during pregnancy, shares her regret and the awful reality with Iulia Leilua.

  6. Video for Ngāti Whātua take strong stance against p-drug
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    Ngāti Whātua take strong stance against p-drug

    Ngāti Whātua are taking tough measures to crack down on the potential risks of P manufacturers or users living in iwi homes. 

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    Methamphetamine operation underway in Wellington region

    This morning Police are searching nine properties across the Wellington region for evidence of methamphetamine production and supply, and money laundering involving the Head Hunters gang.

  8. Video for Māori Party highly unlikely to support legalisation of cannabis
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    Māori Party highly unlikely to support legalisation of cannabis

    The Māori Party say it's highly unlikely they would support the legalisation of cannabis given the dire effects the drug has had on Māori communities

  9. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series – Just Do You
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    Native Affairs Summer Series – Just Do You

    When Jacqui Barrett's son turned six he was already taller than his mum. Jacqui, from Ngāti Maniapoto, is a dwarf, although she prefers the term "little person". She's a motivational writer, blogger and public speaker. 

  10. Video for Online drug scam victim calls for more Govt support
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    Online drug scam victim calls for more Govt support

    A former Māori Language Commission deputy chief jailed for possessing cocaine is calling on the government to take a pro-active approach in cracking down on online fraudsters.  Sharon Armstrong spent two years in an Argentinian jail after being duped by a man she met online.

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