Video Journalist Wairarapa, NZH Local Focus
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Local Focus: How's mayoralty treating former Minister of Defence Ron Mark?
Carterton Mayor Ron Mark spoke to Local Focus about running local government.
Local Focus: Red Clay Tennis arriving in New Zealand
Martinborough to open first red clay tennis courts in New Zealand.
Local Focus: Empowering young people with peer support
Piki peer supports mental health by not offering solutions - just listening.
Pāpāwai Marae group push to restore stream biodiversity
Marae and conservation groups are restoring biodiversity in the Pāpāwai-Mangarara Stream.
Local Focus: South Wairarapa Mayor on why he's standing again
Alex Beijen is standing again in the upcoming elections, with a focus on infrastructure.
Local Focus: Juliet Greig on why she's standing for council
Greig discusses her plans for Napier City Council in her first time standing.
Local Focus: Greg Mawson on why he's standing for re-election
Mawson discusses his plans for Napier City Council, should he be re-elected.
Local Focus: Reducing drug harm means admitting for most of us drugs are harmless
The importance of testing drugs and being honest with young people to reduce harm.
Local Focus: The art of Nag Hammadi bookbinding in just 2 hours
Historian Robyn Ramsden teaches an ancient craft of bookbinding at Featherston Booktown.
Local Focus: Featherston's big but 'cosy' book festival
More than 7000 people are expected to literary festival Featherston Booktown 2022.
Local Focus: Masterton protests against civic centre plans
Over a thousand gather to protest against plans for a civic centre in recreational space.
Local Focus: Responding to period product pollution
DIY sanitary pads from recycled towels gets people talking and helps lift period stigma.
Local Focus: Carterton Swim Club dives in to fundraise $1m
Carterton Swim Club is fundraising to replace its rusty indoor pool building.