Search and Seizure of New Zealand Marijuana and the start of the War on Drugs
My new novel The Jaded Kiwi opens with a Huey helicopter carrying a net full of seeded marijuana plants over a forest in New Zealand. This sets the stage for a bumper harvest of wild marijuana plants the following year amidst a severe marijuana drought in the summer of 1976 in Auckland. For the record, there was a marijuana drought last year as well.
Two couples, a gynecologist and a physicist together with a violinist and an actress meet by accident in a pub and help a charismatic Maori activist evade the police.
A group of Maori plans to deliver a truckload of cannabis to Auckland.
A Chinese family has harvested four greenhouses of enhanced sensimilla.
A criminal mastermind plots to start a drug war.
A police Inspector tries to find a fugitive Maori and solve a mysterious murder and abduction.
The War on Drugs in New Zealand starts to go terribly wrong.