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In December 2020 we began publishing online-only features on drug policy, harm reduction and more in Aotearoa NZ.
16 June 2023
Given MDMA’s popularity, potential therapeutic uses, and low harm profile, is it time we re-examine how we regulate it here? Drug Foundation Senior Co...
29 May 2023
In Aotearoa, scientists, iwi, as well as hobbyists and amateurs are busy researching what psilocybin’s potential could be. So, what’s next for psilocy...
10 February 2023
Russell Brown takes a look at how Australia's recent move to allow psilocybin and MDMA for prescription would work in practice, and whether a similar ...
11 November 2022
Commentator Russell Brown takes a look at the ACT's road to decriminalising drug possession, and asks what New Zealand could learn.
30 September 2022
Drug Foundation Communications Advisor Feilidh Dwyer visits a thought-provoking MDMA pop-up shop in Utrecht.
04 September 2022
Today, the Drug Foundation and the Helen Clark Foundation released a new paper: Minimising the Harms from Methamphetamine. The Drug Foundation's Execu...
08 April 2022
Chris Fowlie takes a look at who will be most affected by New Zealand's new drug driving laws, and how.
25 March 2022
Policy & advocacy manager Kali Mercier takes a look at new drug prosecution stats to see who is being impacted - and is it working?
24 March 2022
Jai Whelan, founding member and secretary of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Aotearoa, reflects on the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs.
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