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21Needle Exchanges
including 1 Mobile Exchange


+3 Million NeedlesDistributed per year

30+Years Delivering
 Needle Exchange Service

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New Zealand was the first country in the world to introduce a national state sponsored Needle Exchange Programme.

Today the programme operates from Whangarei through to Invercargill through a network of dedicated outlets and pharmacy based exchanges.

We distribute over 3 million needles each year. In addition to support and advice on harm reduction we also collect returns and ensure the safe disposal of equipment used for injecting drug use.

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