Alerts & notifications
Synthetic cannabinoid harm in05 July 2021
A particularly dangerous batch of synthetic cannabinoids is currently present in Taranaki.
Synthetic cannabinoid harm across the lower North20 April 2021
A dangerous batch of synthetic cannabinoids is currently present across the North Island.
Serious synthetic cannabinoids harm in26 February 2021
A dangerous batch of synthetic cannabinoids is currently present in Christchurch.
Dangerous dose of eutylone in ‘Red Bull’23 February 2021
A dangerous amount of eutylone has been detected in ‘Red Bull’ tablets in Christchurch and Wellington.
Toxic chemical sold as MDMA in06 November 2020
The toxic chemical methylenedianiline is being sold as MDMA in Auckland.
Flualprazolam found in fake ‘Xanax’12 October 2020
Flualprazolam, a dangerous and potent novel benzodiazepine, has been detected in yellow counterfeit Xanax pills being sold across New Zealand.
Serious incidents linked to synthetic cannabinoids in02 October 2020
A number of harm incidents involving synthetic cannabinoids have occurred in the Taranaki region.
AMB-FUBINACA22 September 2020
The synthetic cannabinoid AMB-FUBINACA has been detected in a number of locations across New Zealand.
Increase in fake Xanax14 August 2020
There has been an increase in the availability of fake ‘Xanax bar’ tablets across New Zealand.
Synthetic cannabinoid MDMB-4en-PINACA08 July 2020
High Alert has received information about the presence of MDMB-4en-PINACA, a synthetic cannabinoid that's an analogue of 5F-ADB.
New cathinone N-Ethylheptedrone29 June 2020
High Alert has received information about the presence of cathinone N-Ethylheptedrone. This has never previously been found in New Zealand.