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Domino’s Franchise Operations Team Member Scoops Top Award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 1:50pm

New Zealand’s Daniel Murray has been named Australia and New Zealand’s Franchise Operations Team Member of the Year for pizza maker Domino’s Pizza.

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Jeff Wilson kicks off partnership with BMW

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 1:50pm

Jeff ‘Goldie’ Wilson, best known as a dual international representative in cricket and rugby, has just kicked off an exciting new partnership with BMW New Zealand.

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Auckland apartment block sells out ahead of completion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 1:50pm

All 91 apartments in the residential development, Hopetoun Residences on Ponsonby’s doorstep have sold out six months ahead of completion.

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Last chance to thank Waipa voluntary groups

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 12:45pm

With entries for the Trustpower Waipa District Community Awards closing at 5pm on Friday 13 March, locals have just a few more days to ensure their favourite voluntary groups are part of the Waipa District’s biggest celebration of volunteers.

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.nz domain holders urged to act before 30 Mar deadline

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 12:45pm

There’s an important date coming up for thousands of people who hold .nz domain names. Those eligible to get the shorter .nz version of their name before anybody else only have until 1pm, 30 March 2015 to do so.

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Donated bikes help get Dunedin kids moving

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 12:45pm

The Warehouse Dunedin Central store has donated four brand new bikes for use in the Dunedin City Council cycle skills training programme.

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MSD appoints Chief Science Advisor

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 12:45pm

Professor Richie Poulton, who appeared in Thomson Reuters’ 2014 list of the world’s most influential scientific minds, has joined the Ministry of Social Development (MSD).

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New chocolate created in support of breast cancer funding

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 12:45pm

Whittaker’s introduces its latest creation, Milk Strawberry, for people who love chocolate and like to support a good cause.

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Alleged indecent assault next to Hutt River

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 12:45pm

A 22-year-old female runner was indecently assaulted while running along the Hutt River stop bank around 3.30pm yesterday afternoon.

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Celebrity psychic donating book launch proceeds to Rotorua Library

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 12:45pm

Celebrity psychic and medium Kelvin Cruickshank is launching his new book ‘Inside the Medium’ in Rotorua next week and donating proceeds from the event to Rotorua District Library.

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It doesn’t take guts; you've got to use your common sense - Goff

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

"That was an insult. It doesn’t take guts; you've got to use your common sense" - Phil Goff

Labour’s Defence spokesperson Phil Goff told TV One’s Q+A programme that going to Iraq is a high-risk venture that is probably the least effective thing that we could do to stop ISIS.

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Govt 'must commit to meaningful consultation' on climate target

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

The Green Party is today calling on the Government to commit to meaningful public consultation around its emissions reduction target it will take to the United Nations (UN) climate talks in Paris later this year.

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Winston Peters on standing in Northland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

NZ First leader Winston Peters told TV One’s Q+A programme this morning he can win the Northland by-election on 28th March 2015.

"The fact is the people up there, I believe, want to send the government a message, which goes simply like this - start paying attention to us," he says.

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Minister of Health Volunteer Awards open

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

Nominations open today for the 2015 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards - recognising the thousands of unsung heroes who support New Zealand’s health and disability services.

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Rain coming this week - for both islands, but still a lot of dry

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

Getting rain out of the clouds this summer has been like getting blood out of a stone with four medium scale droughts still in force and several neighbouring regions suffering from a 'big dry'.

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Average asking price for houses rises above $500,000

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

The average asking price of homes for sale in New Zealand during February was $511,421 according to the latest monthly data from Realestate.co.nz, marking the first time that sellers’ expectations have pushed the asking price above the half million dollar threshold.

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Why We Can’t All Be Champions: The Meaning Of VO2 Max

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

The motto for the Olympic Games is faster, higher, stronger. To really measure abilities of athletes, we should include a new term: better breather.

Eavesdrop on the conversations of endurance athletes and the discussion will be all about VO2 max.

What is VO2 max?

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More hours for hearing impaired telephone service

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

Hearing impaired people can now access captioned telephone services for an additional two hours a day, Communications Minister Amy Adams announced today.

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Serious crash in Grey Lynn

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

A serious vehicle crash occurred on Great North Road, Grey Lynn at about 3.36am today.

As a result diversions have been put in place.

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Basketball: Breakers book grand final spot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2015 - 11:40am

The SKYCITY Breakers booked their place in the Grand Final Series of the Australian National Basketball League and did so in emphatic style, dismantling the Adelaide 36ers 94-83 in game two in Adelaide on Saturday night.

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