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Methamphetamine. Useful websites, articles and links to NZ government 2009 action plan and progress reports.
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How a young woman became a raging meth addict in a quiet rural community

How a young woman became a raging meth addict in a quiet rural community | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Young woman reveals her drug battle in a quiet country town that nearly ended her life.
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Underground drugs: Sewer tests flush out Auckland's meth use - National - NZ Herald News

Underground drugs: Sewer tests flush out Auckland's meth use - National - NZ Herald News | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Tests of the contents of Auckland's sewers have revealed worryingly high rates of methamphetamine. - New Zealand Herald
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P contamination crisis: Push for register of 'poisoning' tenants - Northern Advocate - Northern Advocate News

P contamination crisis: Push for register of 'poisoning' tenants - Northern Advocate - Northern Advocate News | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
A Northland property manager has called for a public register naming tenants who contaminate rental properties with methamphetamine. - Northern Advocate
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Meth users stopping vulnerable from getting state homes

Meth users stopping vulnerable from getting state homes | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
P-users are delaying vulnerable people from getting access to social housing and have forced Housing New Zealand to demolish 14 contaminated homes in three years, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says.
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What is Meth, Effects of Meth & Facts About Methamphetamine - Meth Project

What is Meth, Effects of Meth & Facts About Methamphetamine - Meth Project | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Everything you've ever wanted to know about Meth. Ask the Meth Project to get your questions answered with straight facts about Meth and true stories.
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Australia's Brutal New Anti-Meth Ads Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Australia's Brutal New Anti-Meth Ads Will Make Your Skin Crawl | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
In Australia, "ice" is anything but cool. Ice addiction—that is, a taste for crystal meth—has become a terrifying scourge Down Under, prompting the federal government to launch a six-week, $9 million ($7 million U.S.) PSA blitz that contains several shocking sequences.
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Media Releases | OFCANZ - Organised Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand

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Really good police releases to keep up with the seizures that the NZ police do.  Good for determinants as explain the cultural determinant of health 'gang culture'.  some good quotes from police for what they continue to do about the meth issue in NZ 

 

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US anti-meth ads may not work in NZ - expert

US anti-meth ads may not work in NZ - expert | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
The US state of Montana reduced methamphetamine use by over 60 percent with a hard-hitting ad campaign - but would it work here
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Meth lab that found near Kaikohe | Scoop News

Meth lab that found near Kaikohe | Scoop News | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Police have located a methamphetamine laboratory near Kaikohe, which is capable of producing a large amount of the drug.
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Links to gang culture and located in remote towns 

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Millie Elder: How I beat my P addiction - Entertainment - NZ Herald News

Millie Elder: How I beat my P addiction - Entertainment - NZ Herald News | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Paul Holmes' daughter, Millie Elder, has spoken of her long battle with P, her often-fractious relationship with the broadcaster - and being drug-free for more than two years. - New Zealand Herald
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Rent-a-drug lab

Rent-a-drug lab | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Search warrants carried out on rental homes in Glenfield, Campbells Bay, Castor Bay and Browns Bay last week proved fruitful for police.
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Meth on the North Shore 

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Meth plan continues to show results - Rt Hon John Key

Meth plan continues to show results - Rt Hon John Key | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Prime Minister John Key today released the latest Indicators and Progress Report for the Government’s Tackling Methamphetamine Action Plan, and says while the picture of methamphetamine (P) supply in New Zealand remains a complex one, the efforts...
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The most recent indicators and progress report.  Good for assisting students with recommendations. 

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Wellington group demanding for campaign highlighting horrific meth side-effects

Wellington group demanding for campaign highlighting horrific meth side-effects | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
The group of health workers and ex-addicts met in Porirua today to discuss the issue of meth in NZ.
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Corrections Department NZ - Prison Drug Treatment Unit marks a milestone

Corrections Department NZ - Prison Drug Treatment Unit marks a milestone | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
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Shortage of detox beds sending Gisborne meth addicts back to dealers

Shortage of detox beds sending Gisborne meth addicts back to dealers | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Police and community groups say P is as common as cannabis on the East Coast.
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New Zealand’s Methamphetamine Epidemic: Family Forced to Evacuate Contaminated Home

New Zealand’s Methamphetamine Epidemic: Family Forced to Evacuate Contaminated Home | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Thinking of emigrating to New Zealand? Did you know the country has the third highest rate of methamphetamine (aka Meth, Cystal Meth, P or Pure ) use in the world? Meth manufacture and use is widespread throughout New Zealand. The chemicals used to ‘cook’ the expensive, highly addictive and dangerous drug (and the drug itself)…
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Housing NZ eyes meth test - National - NZ Herald News

Housing NZ eyes meth test - National - NZ Herald News | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
All state houses may be tested for methamphetamine contamination when they become vacant, after a huge jump in affected houses in two years. - New Zealand Herald
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Meth - Not Even Once - YouTube

A compilation of "Meth - Not Even Once" commercials issued by The Meth Project® http://www.methproject.org/
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Millie Elder-Holmes: My struggles, my grief and my goals

Millie Elder-Holmes: My struggles, my grief and my goals | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Millie Elder-Holmes opens up to Sunday following the death of her boyfriend.
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Millie Elders struggle with P and her road to recovery.  She has many of the main determinants of health. Her life has also improved due to some good recommendations.  Ironically enough she got out of the drug life using no treatment centre although her father did put her through rehab 'capri' clinic.   Millie is a good example to refer to in your assignments.

 

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NZ needs focus on lowering P use - expert

NZ needs focus on lowering P use - expert | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Methcon managing director Dale Kirk says more focus needs to be placed on educating communities about the dangers of methamphetamine
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The growing pains of Millie Elder-Holmes - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

The growing pains of Millie Elder-Holmes - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Try, if you can for a minute, to remove any preconceived ideas about people you read about in the media that you've never met. Whether those thoughts about the individuals are good - New Zealand Herald
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Methamphetamine and the law | New Zealand Police

Methamphetamine and the law | New Zealand Police | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Find out what methamphetamine (also known as P) is, what it looks like and what Police is doing to reduce the use of this illegal drug.
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Meth Decontamination Auckland, Meth Lab Cleaning Crystal Neutralization

Meth Decontamination Auckland, Meth Lab Cleaning Crystal Neutralization | 3.1 A New Zealand Health Issue | Scoop.it
Meth Decontamination Auckland Using Crystal Clean For Meth Lab Cleanup Decontamination with guaranted test pass results. Steam n Dry, Meth Testing, Superior truck mount carpet cleaning, clan labcontamination
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Interesting information on cleaning up meth labs in houses in Auckland.  Good stats on this site. 

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