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Meth Trends in New Zealand

Meth Trends in New Zealand MethSolutions has always held the view that the acceptable levels of meth residues in property should be as high as they can be without compromising health and wellbeing. The recent Meth Report from the Office of the PM’s Chief Scientific Advisor, has determined that for meth related behaviour that is [...]

July 3rd, 2018|Case Studies, Discussions on Meth, Goverment/Council, MethMap, Policy, Property Managers|Comments Off on Meth Trends in New Zealand

PMCSA Meth Report – Errors, Omissions and Consequences

Download Report: Report looking towards a responsible approach to management of meth in property Download: Australian Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation Guidelines The people behind MethSolutions have been providing meth risk management services to Kiwis who wish to protect themselves from meth related behaviour since 2008. They introduced an innovative meth lab monitoring system to the world and have [...]

June 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PMCSA Meth Report – Errors, Omissions and Consequences

Addressing Today’s Report by the PM’s Chief Scientific Advisor on Methamphetamine Residues

Meth-testing company MethSolutions is focused on reducing the harm caused to tenants and homeowners by people who choose to use and/or manufacture this insidious drug. We have always held the view that the acceptable levels of meth residues should be as high as they can be without compromising health and wellbeing. In the absence of [...]

May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Addressing Today’s Report by the PM’s Chief Scientific Advisor on Methamphetamine Residues

Drug labs a body corporate headache

Are you protecting your apartment from meth contamination? When meth is manufactured or cooked, the contamination can easily permeate the fabric of a building. But what if that building is an apartment? Can it seep through and affect other apartments next door? Definitely. We’ve seen cases of this. As the headline above shows, this is [...]

May 25th, 2018|Case Studies, Investors, Policy, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on Drug labs a body corporate headache

Why Meth DIY kits aren’t worth your while

We hear it often: "Oh that's ok, I can just buy my own meth test kit and do it myself". DIY is great for building decks, making crafts or even brewing beer but it is not the way to go for meth testing. Particularly when it comes to buying a house, when hundreds of thousands of [...]

May 7th, 2018|Discussions on Meth, Home Owners, Investors, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on Why Meth DIY kits aren’t worth your while

Why it’s important to meth test between tenancies

Tenant John leaves the house and Tenant Anne moves in. Soon after, a meth test is done and comes back positive - was it outgoing Tenant John or newcomer Tenant Anne? But hang on - you had some tradespeople in after John left and before Anne arrived... could it have been them?! As part of [...]

May 7th, 2018|Investors, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on Why it’s important to meth test between tenancies

15th World Congress on Environmental Health 2018

One of the great things about being in business is the ability to give something back to the community. So when the organising committee of the 15th World Congress on Environmental Health, asked if MethSolutions was prepared to be a sponsor, we were happy to provide our support. The Congress was held in Auckland over the [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 15th World Congress on Environmental Health 2018

8 Meth Myths we hear all the time

Working in this industry, we are privy to a lot more information than the average Kiwi when it comes to meth, for better or worse! Here are a few myths we hear being bandied about that we thought we’d set straight: Meth Myth #1: I don’t have to worry about meth – it’s only being [...]

March 9th, 2018|Home Owners, Investors, Meth News, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Meth Myths we hear all the time

NZ Meth Myths – Where meth is being used and manufactured

The widely held view, is that meth use and manufacture is a problem for the lower socio-economic parts of our towns, cities and rural communities. Indeed, Housing Minister Phil Twyford, Housing Minister (Image Credit: Newshub) Phil Twyford is recently on record as saying "The fact is, the police will tell you that people [...]

January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NZ Meth Myths – Where meth is being used and manufactured

As bad as it gets – Total destruction!

We continue our series of meth contamination case studies - all of these have been collected by MethSolutions' staff while out on testing and sampling jobs. Example 1 in West Auckland Property was used by a tenant for manufacture of meth over an extended period of time. Police raid alerted the owner and meth test [...]

December 19th, 2017|Case Studies|Comments Off on As bad as it gets – Total destruction!