Ministry of Health Release New Guidelines for Methamphetamine Contamination Clean-Up

By | October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Ministry of Health (MOH) have released key recommendations for the country's national standards for where methamphetamine contamination has taken place. The report recommends that current contamination levels that prompt a clean-up stays the same for houses where methamphetamine manufacture has taken place (0.5 µg/100cm2). In properties where the drug has only been used and [...]

Second wave of ‘P’ hits New Zealand

By | October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

New Zealand is facing a "second wave" of the dangerous methamphetamine problem as it becomes cheaper, purer and more readily available. Police Association president Greg O'Connor said despite several drug busts in recent months, evidence from front line officers suggests the country has a greater problem with the drug than ever before. "Methamphetamine is, in [...]

Call for more action on meth contamination houses

By | September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Radio NZ- Kathryn Ryan speaks to John Gray of the Home Owners and Buyers Association, who says the system for dealing with meth contaminated houses is too ad hoc and guidelines are needed. John say's "there needs to be a careful forensic analysis of a building, it's almost like a crime scene, you have to [...]

Auckland District Law Society says new methamphetamine contamination guidelines cannot come soon enough

By | September 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

There is a lot of current media with regards to contamination guidelines right now. Forensic Meth Services supports this notion and already adheres to strict testing guidelines under Ministry of Health guidelines. For the full story click below  

Home buyers should have meth provisions in contracts – lawyer

By | September 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

An Auckland property lawyer advises home buyers need a meth test provision in their sale and purchase agreements. Linda Fox say's home buyers should make it a condition on their purchase agreement and a report is needed to determine if drug residue is present. She said the number of meth contaminated properties is alarming. Read [...]

Is your house making your family sick?

By | June 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A SIX-year-old boy was found with the same levels of methamphetamine in his system as an adult drug abuser after his family unwittingly bought a house that had been used as an ice drug lab. For the full story click below

Costly mistake for landlord not testing their rental property

By | March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A recent Tenancy Tribunal decision[1] noted that simply not knowing whether or not a property was contaminated with methamphetamine is not enough to absolve you of liability to any future tenants. It was a costly mistake for a landlord who had no idea their property was contaminated. The landlord was ordered to pay the tenant [...]

P Contamination Rampant and Growing in New Zealand State Homes

By | November 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

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