2021-2022 season drug checking report is live!

Our drug checking report for the 2021-2022 season has been published. We’ve had our busiest season yet, in terms of the numbers of events and clinics that we run, showing the demand for more drug checking as people become more proactive about drug safety. The report shows KnowYourStuffNZ tested 1,611 samples at 40 events betweenContinue reading “2021-2022 season drug checking report is live!”

Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill passes into law

Volunteer drug checking organisation KnowYourStuffNZ welcomes the news that drug checking will become permanently legal, with the passing of the Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill through its third reading. Aotearoa New Zealand is the first country in the world to have explicitly legal drug checking. “The Act will provide permanent legal standing for ourContinue reading “Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill passes into law”

On P Part 2: Back on its bullshit

Welcome to Part 2 of “We watched On P so you don’t have to”, in which Patrick Gower shows us how easy it is to be racist in Aotearoa New Zealand. If you were hoping for an improvement, we’re sorry, it’s just another litany of propaganda pretending to be the truth. Including: White people areContinue reading “On P Part 2: Back on its bullshit”

On P Part One: That’s not how that works

A few weeks ago TV 3 released Patrick Gower On P, a documentary about methamphetamine in Aotearoa New Zealand. We gave it a watch because it’s always good to see what the media’s saying about drugs in NZ. Y I K E S. This actually started as one post, but we’ve split it into twoContinue reading On P Part One: That’s not how that works”