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National Drug Policy New Zealand
Recent Trends in Illegal Drug Use in New Zealand, 2006
Date of publication: Jul 2007
Findings from the combined modules of the 2006 Illicit Drug Monitoring System (IDMS). A report by SHORE (Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, and Te Ropu Whariki], Massey University.
The Illicit Drug Monitoring system (IDMS) was established in 2005 to provide ongoing and timely information on changes in drug use and drug-related harm in New Zealand. The 2006 IDMS interviewed 318 frequent drug users. The interviews were contextualised with information from key expert, and with secondary data sources such as drug seizure statistics and national household drug survey data.
This publication is available in PDF format.
Recent Trends in Illegal Drug Use in New Zealand, 2006 - Final Report (PDF, 934 KB)
There are also two six-page summaries of the findings of the report.
IDMS Research Briefing 01/06 - Apr 2007 (PDF, 161 KB)
IDMS Research Briefing 02/06 - Apr 2007 (PDF, 165 KB)
Illicit Drug Monitoring System (IDMS) - 2005 study findings
Minister of Health