Meth News

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

Hair analysis from residents in P House tests positive

Attendees at the Clean Up 2017 conference in Melbourne heard from Dr Jackie Wright and Miles Stratford in a joint presentation about the effects of living in a P house. Headline in Herald Sun newspaper Dr Jackie has been researching in this area for over 5 years (read our earlier interview with Dr [...]

October 10th, 2017|Meth News, Tenants|Comments Off on Hair analysis from residents in P House tests positive

Q&A on new Meth Testing Standard

Standards New Zealand has released helpful question and answers about the new Standard NZS8510. They answer these questions What is the purpose of the Standard? What does the Standard include? Who developed the Standard? How was the Standard developed? Why was the Standard necessary? Who will use the Standard? What does the Standard say about [...]

August 8th, 2017|Goverment/Council, Meth News|Comments Off on Q&A on new Meth Testing Standard

Webinar about the new Standards for meth testing and decontamination in NZ

Please find the link to the MethSolutions 30 minute webinar held on the 4th of July 2017 and led by Miles Stratford, CEO of MethSolutions discussing the newly released Standard for Meth Testing and Decontamination in New Zealand. We trust you find it informative and we would welcome any feedback or questions. As Miles explains [...]

July 4th, 2017|Discussions on Meth, Meth News, Policy, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on Webinar about the new Standards for meth testing and decontamination in NZ

The New Meth Testing Standard in NZ

Today, Standards New Zealand released their report and recommendations into the new Standard for meth testing.  Miles Stratford, CEO of MethSolutions was involved in the Standard development and now gives his expert view on the outcome. NZS 8510:2017 – Testing and decontamination of methamphetamine contaminated properties The new Standard is a great step in the [...]

June 29th, 2017|Goverment/Council, Meth News, Policy, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on The New Meth Testing Standard in NZ

Young mum drives on meth and crashes killing her daughter

Young mother on meth Image Credit: The Herald A tragic story from Napier where a young lady crashed her car killing her daughter.  As the prosecutor said ... the circumstances of the crash were that there was no explantation, other than methamphetamine, for Skipper to suddenly lose control of the car. She had smoked meth [...]

April 12th, 2017|Meth News|Comments Off on Young mum drives on meth and crashes killing her daughter

The hideous reality of living with meth

From today's Herald, a heart rending story. The hideous stark reality of meth addicts and the true victims .... the kids! Herald article about meth users and children suffering. Photo credit: The Herald For almost 10 months, the five children were beaten, neglected, abused and starved until their teachers reported their black eyes [...]

March 29th, 2017|Meth News|Comments Off on The hideous reality of living with meth

Meth Contamination Top Worry for Property Investors

Meth Contamination Top Worry for Property Investors Friday, 14 October 2016, 3:25 pm Press Release: ANZ Property Investors 14 October 2016 Meth contamination top worry for property investors Methamphetamine contamination has been named as the biggest concern facing New Zealand’s residential property investors. In the 2016 ANZ Property Investment Survey, released today, 38% of investors [...]

October 17th, 2016|Meth News|Comments Off on Meth Contamination Top Worry for Property Investors