Northland’s Te Ara Oranga methamphetamine harm reduction programme started in 2017. For every dollar spent, $3-$7 in benefits are gained. So where are the plans to roll it out nationally, asks The Bulletin (via The Spinoff). Former prime minister Helen Clark’s foundation released a report calling for a complete rethink in the way we deal with methamphetamine in New Zealand and a proper pivot to a health-based approach. Meanwhile, there’s been a rise in methamphetamine detected in wastewater based on pre-Covid level, so the problem isn’t getting any smaller.