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Support from Medical Workers and Students Needed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 June 2015 - 12:00am

Working as a medic in a warzone could be considered “pushing shit uphill” when your own government is actively trying to kill you, along with everyone else*.

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Public talk in Nelson to discuss what’s best for our bodies

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 10:55pm

Leading psychology and biology experts from Victoria University of Wellington will be visiting Nelson as part of the University’s 2015 Public Lecture Series, presenting their perspectives on how modern science can inform health-related issues.

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New initiatives launched to make Fieldays travel easier

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 10:55pm

Fieldays and the NZ Transport Agency are teaming up to make visitors’ journeys to Fieldays 2015 safer and easier.

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'Documents show lack of evidence' to support education scheme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 10:55pm

Documents just released by the Ministry of Education provide further evidence that the government embarked on its controversial $359m Investing in Educational Success scheme without seeking advice or proper consultation.

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Researchers discover male bats have 'timeshare' arrangement

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 10:55pm

For the male lesser short-tailed bat, attracting a female is a challenge, but pungent aftershave and an excellent singing voice will increase the chance of success - as long as the flatmates don’t come home early.

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200 salons support Hair for a Cause

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 10:55pm

There was a time when cancer survivor Claudia Little could only dream of having a trip to a hair salon with her famous aunt Lorraine Downes. During her treatment for a Wilms Tumour after diagnosis in June 2009 at age four, Claudia lost all of her long blond locks.

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Kiwi Yamaha ace on the way up in the USA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 8:50pm

By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com

New Zealand's Callan May remains inside the top 10 in his class after eight rounds of the Grand National Cross-country Championships in the United States.

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Auckland to Houston on sale from $699 one-way

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 8:50pm

Air New Zealand is celebrating its new non-stop Auckland to Houston service going on sale today with a limited time introductory fare to Texas and beyond from just $699 one-way.

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Young entrepreneurs compete at International Trade Challenge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 1:25pm

On Friday 12 June, 80 ambitious young high school entrepreneurs from around the country will compete in the seventh FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge (FedEx/JA ITC).

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Printing awards: Environmental inks open new avenue for print buyers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 11:20am

Companies with an environmental conscience have had a new avenue of print buying opened up to them by the Pride In Print Industry Development Category winner Live to Print.

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Dunedin recovery assistance centre opens tomorrow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 1:40am

South Dunedin residents and property owners affected by last week’s floods will continue to receive support when a Recovery Assistance Centre opens in the area tomorrow.

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Missing woman found

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 12:35am

North Shore Police are pleased to advise that missing woman Patricia Hogarth has been found.

Officers who were searching for her located Ms Hogarth a short time ago in Devonport.

She was walking along the road near the cricket grounds on Cambridge Terrace.

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Biowaste key ingredient for growing profits - research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 12:35am

New research at Lincoln University suggests biowaste can be utilised on former pine plantations to generate big economic returns.

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Crop advice to farmers urges caution

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 12:35am

DairyNZ is reminding farmers to continue being careful while transitioning cows on to crops such as swedes and fodder beet following early reports from veterinarians of a small number of cow deaths this season.

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Government must keep Relationships Aotearoa going - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 12:35am

The Government should continue funding Relationships Aotearoa until such time as there are other providers ready to continue the services they provide, the Green Party said today.

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Q+A: Andrew Little not there to "fan-girl" the impending royal arrival

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 12:35am

Labour leader Andrew Little says while he was in the UK, he "wasn’t there to fan-girl the impending new royal arrival."

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Commission gives clearance to Staples/Office Depot merger

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 June 2015 - 12:35am

Commission gives clearance to Staples/Office Depot merger The Commerce Commission has given clearance for Staples to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot, which trades in New Zealand as OfficeMax.

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Images tell truth of Minister Brownlee's Iraq visit - Mark

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 June 2015 - 11:30pm

Minister of Defence Gerry Brownlee’s visit to the Taji military base and an interview on TV One’s Q+A has inadvertently revealed the parlous state of security within the Iraqi base, let alone outside it, says New Zealand First Defence Spokesperson Ron Mark.

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Junior Boks turn attention to vital Aussie clash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 June 2015 - 11:30pm

It was recovery day for the Junior Springboks on Sunday following their second match at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship, a very physical encounter against Samoa on Saturday evening in Parma.

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Minister to attend ILO conference

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 June 2015 - 11:30pm

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse will travel to Geneva, Switzerland to represent the New Zealand Government at this year’s International Labour Conference on 8-9 June 2015.

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