A family left teetering on the verge of bankruptcy after their Blenheim rental property was contaminated with methamphetamine is calling for greater powers for landlords.

Jamie and Tasha McCracken want landlords who discover the Class A drug being used or manufactured in their rentals to be able to evict tenants quickly, and for those responsible to be prosecuted.

The McCrackens have set up the Facebook page ‘Landlords NZ “P Contamination” law change’ after a positive meth test scuppered the sale of their Blenheim house.

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