Focus on risks of drinking while pregnant

Raising awareness about the risks of drinking while pregnant: Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Stalls are planned in Whanganui, Marton, Taihape and Ohakune next month. Giving a voice to the voiceless is what’s driving Whanganui District Health Board Health Promotion Officer Chester Penaflor to get out and about in the Whanganui region over the next


(Story & photo: Liz Brooker) The proposal for an iwi-led Eco-Sanctuary at Pōkākā in the Ruapehu district was put before the community on Monday in Raetihi at the first of a number of planned stakeholder hui. In an effort to revitalise and restore part of the ancestral estate, Uenuku Charitable Trust has developed the concept