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Posts Tagged ‘ drugs ’

Prayer a powerful tool for charity working with capital’s impoverished

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Hutt based charity Drug-ARM uses sausage rolls, Milo and prayer as some of its strategies to help heal those affected by drugs. SAMUEL ROBINSON spent an evening with them and talked with volunteers.



Deadly drug fentanyl prompts appeal for users to get $8.50 test

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

An $8.50 drug testing strip could save your life now that one of the world’s most deadly drugs has turned up in New Zealand’s illicit market.

However police are against the kits marketed by Know Your Stuff. LAURA WILTSHIRE reports.



New Mayor down on legal highs

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

Mayor K Gurunathan thinks Kapiti doesn’t need its current licencing system for legal highs, as James Malthus reports.



Claims meth addiction is a health issue not a crime

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Legal highs are on their way back, but public can have their say

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story

Psychoactive drugs and legal highs are scheduled for a comeback in May 2015. Senior policy advisor at the Wellington City Council Mark Jones says whether we like it or not, the drugs may come back and be sold. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



Wellington dairies take notice of new psychoactive substances law

Jul 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Twenty of 23 dairies visited admitted they used to sell they “legal highs”, but the have stopped.



Fewer hospital visits after BZP law change

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON HOSPITAL is seeing a decrease in emergency patients who have used legal highs since legislation was passed to remove BZP from these products. Lisette Ennis-Wilson has the details.



Kiwis use secret internet ‘supermarket’ to get drugs

Dec 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

It’s been described as the Amazon of acid and the E-bay of ecstasy – and it ships to New Zealand.

CALLUM VALENTINE reports on the rise of digital drug deals and reveals how a Kiwi gets his drugs delivered to a post office box.