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Nats' housing policy fails to keep pace with population growth

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 10:45am

Auckland got less than half the new houses it needed in the past year to keep up with record population growth, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.

"Statistics New Zealand building consent data released today confirms the shortage of housing in Auckland is worsening.

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Hawaiian Airlines unveils new brand and livery

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 9:40am

Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s carrier, today revealed an updated brand identity and the freshly-painted livery of a Boeing 717 (N88HA), the first of its fleet of more than 50 aircraft that will feature the new design.

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Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector visits Waimak for discussion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 9:40am

Local communities will have an opportunity to talk directly to Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Hon Alfred Ngaro, about what is happening in their areas on Thursday 2 March, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says.

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Exercise experts get flexible for rural health

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 9:40am

The rise in agritech is making it tough for farmers to stay in prime shape and as a result, personalised exercise programmes in rural communities are in high demand, Exercise New Zealand (ExerciseNZ) says.

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Freeride World Qualifier events kick off

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 9:40am

The North Face Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events kicked off today at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area. A heavy hitting field of 80 skiers and snowboarders enjoyed calm conditions and blue skies as they battled for top scores on the course venue in Shadow Basin.

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Dunedin to host 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 9:40am

We’re delighted to announce the great southern city of Dunedin will host the APRA Silver Scroll Awards for the first time in 2017.

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Gallagher Bassett launches new Life and Disability service

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

Gallagher Bassett (GB) has launched a new Life and Disability division based in our Sydney and Auckland offices, with a team already up and running providing claim management services to the Life and Disability industry.

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Experience helps Drive Electric promote EVs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

Electric vehicle champions Drive Electric has expanded its board to help promote the uptake of the technology.

The not-for-profit organisation which is open to new members has increased the size of its board from eight to 12, increasing the expertise it has access to in the process.

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New Zealand's top scholar announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

Former Hamilton Boys’ High School student Christopher Mayo was presented with the Prime Minister’s Award for Academic Excellence by Education Minister Nikki Kaye this morning, at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority’s annual Top Scholar Awards ceremony held at Parliament.

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SKYCITY welcomes new CEO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

SKYCITY CEO Graeme Stephens shares a hongi with Taiaha Hawke - Ngati Whatua.

SKYCITY CEO Graeme Stephens shares a hongi with Taiaha Hawke - Ngati Whatua.

SKYCITY CEO Graeme Stephens shares a hongi with Taiaha Hawke - Ngati Whatua.

SKYCITY CEO Graeme Stephens shares a hongi with Taiaha Haw

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Emphasis on off-peak domestic travel vital for tourism growth - AA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

It’s clear Kiwis like to travel. In 2016 New Zealand residents made 2.6 million short-term trips overseas - double the number made in 2000.

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Legal bill for Maori Board v Auckland Council nearly $300,000

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

NZ First is warning rate and taxpayers that huge legal bills will be coming their way given National’s racially based changes to the Resource Management Act.

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Pita Pit serves World Masters Games volunteers by the thousands

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

Pita Pit serves up 23,700 meals to World Masters Games volunteers

The World Masters Games wrapped up in Auckland over the weekend and official partner Pita Pit can now reveal exactly what it takes to feed the team behind the major international event.

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Average Wellington value tops $600k as market continues to rise

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 8:35am

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for April increased 11.1% over the past year, which is the slowest annual rate of growth since July 2015. Quarterly value growth plateaued with a 0.0% change over the past three months.

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Fisher Funds confirms InvestNow spot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2017 - 1:00am

Innovative NZ-owned online direct-to-consumer funds platform, InvestNow, has signed on another high-profile local manager, bringing further diversity to its rapidly-expanding product range.

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E tū welcomes ComCom media merger decision

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2017 - 8:50pm

E tu has welcomed today's Commerce Commission decision to reject the merger of Fairfax and NZME.

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Wine exports to the USA surpass $500 million for the first time

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2017 - 7:45pm

The latest data from Statistics New Zealand show wine exports to the USA have surpassed $500 million for the first time, up 11% in the last year.

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NZME-Fairfax merger decision: a victory for the public

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2017 - 5:40pm

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting welcomes the Commerce Commission’s decision to uphold its draft determination and decline the merger between NZME and Fairfax NZ.

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Commissioner - you CAN complain about electricity and gas

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2017 - 4:35pm

Utilities Disputes is the new name for the former Office of the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner Scheme (EGCC)

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Celebrate New Zealand Music at Auckland Libraries

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2017 - 4:35pm

In celebration of New Zealand Music Month, Auckland Libraries are making a song and dance about Kiwi music throughout the month of May.

Auckland’s 55 libraries will showcase New Zealand’s diverse musical landscape through workshops, performances and demonstrations.

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