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New Zealand Needle Exchange Programme - NZNEP

New Zealand was the first country in the world to operate a state-sponsored needle exchange programme. Established in 1987 the Needle Exchange Programme is a peer-based and peer-led organisation, and the lead provider of harm reduction services in New Zealand. The programme consists of 20 needle exchanges and 200 pharmacies and provides a range of injecting equipment, harm reduction advice and information for people who inject drugs.

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