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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

Meth contamination: Ignorance is no defence at tenancy tribunal

A recent meth contamination Tenancy Tribunal decision shows that Landlords who fail to MethManage rental properties are creating more risk for their investment returns. Investors realise profits on rentals at the time the property is sold.  But if the property is contaminated with methamphetamine this may impact the market value as seen recently with a property [...]

May 16th, 2017|Discussions on Meth, Home Owners, Investors, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Tenants, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meth contamination: Ignorance is no defence at tenancy tribunal

The MethMap of New Zealand – September 2016

We test properties all over NZ for meth contamination.  We test a lot of properties and so we’ve decided to track the results over time.  Each quarter MethSolutions will publish a MethMap of recent tests so you can see which areas are getting fewer positive results. Shona Lowden is our colleague who pulls together the [...]

October 5th, 2016|MethMap, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The MethMap of New Zealand – September 2016

NZ Standards for Meth Testing

Testing anything is meaningless unless you have an agreed standard.  In the meth clean-up industry the Ministry of Health Guidelines for Remediation of Clandestine Meth Lab Sites have been in place since 2010. Territorial Authorities have used these as the basis for benchmarking acceptable levels of meth residues. Consequently, the industry that has evolved to [...]

September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NZ Standards for Meth Testing