Track Meth in New Zealand with our quarterly MethMap

Every quarter, we publish a MethMap distribution of positive meth tests MethSolutions takes across the country.

We publish the percentage of positive tests in each of the following main regions: Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Hawkes Bay, Lower North Island and the South Island in our MethMap.

This gives us an indication of trends in meth contamination over time.

Our most recent data:

September 30th (Q3) 2017 MethMap

We aggregate data from all the meth tests run in New Zealand.  In the third quarter of the year (Q3) the Coromandel and Northland regions share top spot for positive tests, at 46%, with Bay of Plenty following closely behind (45% positive) and the South Island steady at 29%.

Within Auckland, Papakura  again logged the highest percentage of positive meth tests, up to 51% which rises up one percent from last quarter.   Waitakere and Manukau remain at 47% and 46%  positive.

Holding steady Franklin (44%) and North Shore (29%) the same as last quarter.  Reducing percentages were recorded in Auckland City down 3% as well as Waiheke Island down 4 points to 39%.

National NZ MethMap at 30 September 2017

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Auckland MethMap at 30 September 2017

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We have MethMap data going back to May 2014. If you would like to get MethMap information from a previous period, please contact us!