The Controversial Steps We Need to Make to Stop the Drug Problem in NZ

Another week, another drug bust, another contaminated home. It seems like every other day we’re getting these headlines. But what are we as a country doing about it? And are we brave enough to take extraordinary steps to minimise drug abuse in Aotearoa? As this report comes together, I flick to my homepage and a headline appears for a haul of 900 kilograms of meth that’s been discovered in a shipping container in Melbourne. It has an estimated value of $977 million. It’s the biggest catch in Australian history, and numbers are thrown around the same as might be used…