"A health-based approach would benefit all of our communities."
When the weekend comes, the taps in the big cities start flowing.
It's the first time a New Zealand laboratory has offered the tests.
High levels of synthetic cathinones are continuing to appear in drug testing across the country.
Two pressed pills were found to contain only eutylone.
"He said he felt a "dreamy light sedation, free of stress".
Hundreds of New Year festival goers are reporting painful and serious side effects after taking a drug they thought was MDMA.
She believed his life could have been saved if he had been taken to hospital.
"We are seeing a hell of a lot of cathinones."