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26th March 2015
A new study appears to shed more light on the harmful effects of smoking while pregnant using 4D ultrasound scans to detect the tiny movements made by foetus in the womb. By monitoring the growing babies, scientists believe that they can flag potential problems by examining the minute movements foetuses make in the womb. It is hoped that the research can be used to encourage more mothers to give up the habit while pregnant. Dr Nadja Reissland studied the moving 4D ultrasound scans of 20 expectant mothers, four of whom were smokers, recording thousands of tiny movements as they foetuses developed at 24, 28, 32 and 36 weeks.
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26th March 2015
More than $200,000 of cannabis has been kept off the street after police's annual drug raid. Fifteen people would be facing charges after police discovered between 2000 and 2500 cannabis plants throughout the Southern police district during Operation Jasmin, Southern district police's annual cannabis crop bust, Detective Sergeant Malcolm Inglis said. "We have stopped somewhere between $200,000 to $300,000 of cannabis from reaching the street," he said.
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2013 Resource Catalogue Now Available

The 2013 Resource Catalogue is now available. Download your copy here or get in touch by email and we'll send you a copy. Ordering resources is easy. Either, fax your order using the order form sent with the 2013 Catalogue, or email your requirements to and it will be actioned the same day.  The Foundation continues to distribute a wide range of resources to New Zealand secondary schools.   Clearly FADE's resources are well used and meet the demands of the New Zealand curriculum. Get in touch if you need any help at all.


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