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The World Is Coming To Hokitika Wildfoods Festival

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 5:15pm

International media have been enticed by the unusual and stomach-challenging delicacies on offer at the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival and will jostle with their Kiwi counterparts for tastings on Saturday March 12.

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West Coast hospital not a Government priority - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 4:10pm

West Coasters’ lives are at risk in Grey Base Hospital, which is unsafe, yet the government continues to drag the chain on its redevelopment, says New Zealand First.

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Palmerston North City Council progressing online voting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 4:10pm

The Palmerston North City Council says it is ready to progress to the next stage in the trial of online voting for the upcoming local body elections.

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SKYCITY proud to support Auckland's Pride Festival

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 4:10pm

SKYCITY Auckland is pleased to again support the annual Pride Festival, with the Sky Tower boasting a dynamic rising rainbow light display.

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Govt still won't come clean on TPPA and Pharmac - King

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 4:10pm

That the Government has blacked out entire pages of briefings on how the TPPA might impact on Pharmac is hardly transparent, says Labour’s spokesperson on Health Annette King.

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Tradies warned to relicense, the consumer is up to speed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 4:10pm

Now more than ever, Tradespeople need to make sure they hold a current licence.

Construction sector regulator, the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB), are warning that its recent public awareness initiatives are working - and the consumer is up to speed.

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Economic action plan welcomed by regional council

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 4:10pm

The Northland Regional Council has added its voice to those welcoming the newly-released Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan.

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TPP protesters embarrass NZ and themselves - ACT

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 February 2016 - 1:00pm

ACT Leader David Seymour says those involved in the ugly scenes outside Sky City should have stayed home and read about the benefits of trade or, better still, gone to work.

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Holden Little Drivers puts spotlight on young golfing talent

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 8:45pm

Holden is on a drive to find New Zealand’s next Ryan Fox or Lydia Ko, and is launching a national talent identification and intensive development programme aimed at identifying and nurturing up and coming kiwi golf stars.

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Man charged following threats to Chch Work and Income staff

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 7:40pm

Canterbury Police have charged a man following an investigation into the verbal threats made to security staff outside the Work and Income office in Lincoln today.

A 50 year old man is due to appear in Christchurch District Court on 11 February 2016.

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Southern's appalling meals a warning for all DHBs - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 6:35pm

Southern District Health Board’s failed outsourcing of kitchen services should be a warning for other DHBs around the country not to follow suit, says New Zealand First.

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A tilt in the right direction

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 6:35pm

A group of Victoria University of Wellington alumni has developed an interactive gaming system to help take the chore out of physiotherapy exercises.

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New Chief Operating Officer for the University of Otago

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 5:30pm

The University of Otago has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer, taking effect from 11 April, Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne announced today.

The new appointment takes effect from the retirement date of long-time COO John Patrick.

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Balclutha school reopens after hoax bomb threat

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 5:30pm

Balclutha Police have cleared a high school after a hoax bomb threat was made around 12.30pm today.

The South Otago High School received a phone call stating a bomb had been placed on site.

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Cricket: Nicholls in line for Test debut

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 5:30pm

Henry Nicholls' memorable summer has realised another highlight after the left-hander was named in the BLACKCAPS squad to take on Australia in the ANZ Test Series this month.

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Police disappointed in number of intoxicated drivers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 5:30pm

Inspector Mike Wright, Wellington District Road Policing Manager, reminds motorists that you could be stopped "Any Time, Any Place".

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Protesters blocking intersections and disrupting traffic in Akl

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 4:25pm

Police are continuing to deal with a number of mobile protest groups who are blocking intersections and disrupting traffic in the Auckland CBD motorway on and off-ramp areas.

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Huge march challenged govt signing of the TPPA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 4:25pm

Around 15,000 Kiwis marched down Queen Street today to protest against the signing of the TPPA. The march was loud, diverse, family-friendly, peaceful and passionate in its opposition to the TPPA.

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Waitangi weekend weather

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 4:25pm

Just as New Zealand is divided into North and South Island, so too is the weather story for Waitangi weekend.

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Infrastructure to underpin development of the Northland region

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 February 2016 - 4:25pm

"The release today of the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan is strongly endorsed by the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID) and will drive much needed employment, investment and growth in the region," says NZCID chief Stephen Selwood.

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