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Hastings Police investigate incident at Duke Street Dairy, Mahora

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2017 - 5:20pm

Hastings Police are investigating an incident at Duke Street Dairy in Mahora, Hastings.

Just after 5:00PM on Wednesday 4th January, a male has entered the shop and there has been a dispute over a loaf of bread.

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DVD Review – Beneath The Sands, Ancient Egypt Revealed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2017 - 5:20pm

I’m a huge ancient history buff, specifically about ancient Egypt, as there’s so much more than just history there - there’s also great mystery.

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Police attend fatal crash on Christchurch Akaroa Road

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 9:55pm

Police are in attendance at a crash on Christchurch Akaroa Road where one person has died.

The crash occurred at 2.30pm between Duck Pond and Macartney Roads.

There are diversions in place at these roads.

Delays are expected and Police ask that drivers avoid the area.

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Cutting corners not OK - Police

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 7:45pm

Statement from Senior Sergeant Karley Hunt, Taranaki Area Prevention Manager:

New Plymouth Police is becoming increasingly concerned about the dangerous driving behaviour currently being displayed by motorists in New Plymouth.

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Opinion: What will the Trump Inauguration mean for New Zealand?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 6:40pm

On Friday 20th of January, 2017, Donald Trump will be President of the United States.

This is a sentence I never thought I'd say, let alone type as fact, setting the words in stone.

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Latino and Maori language connections forged through PM scholarship

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 6:40pm

Sharing and comparing experiences of colonialism, indigenous language revitalisation and art will be the focus for a group of New Zealand and Colombian students and academics, thanks to a Prime Minister’s Scholarship.

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Demolition starts on quake-damaged Reading carpark tomorrow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 6:40pm

Demolition of the Reading carpark will start tomorrow Wednesday 4 January.

The carpark was significantly damaged in the 14 November earthquake to the point that it’s not safe for anyone to enter and therefore has to be demolished.

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Bay of Plenty Police attend crash on SH 2, Pikowai

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 5:35pm

Bay of Plenty Police are attending a crash involving two cars on State Highway 2 in Pikowai, between Matata and Pukehina.

The incident, which has resulted in minor injuries, occurred at approximately 1:45pm, Thursday 5 January 2017.

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Police name SH75 crash victim

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 5:35pm

Police can now release the name of the person killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 75, on the Christchurch/Akaroa Highway on 4th of January 2017.

She was 26-year-old Jin Zhang of China

Police extend their sympathies to Ms Zhang’s family and friends.

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New Zealand's oldest garden a blooming delight

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 5:35pm

Visitors to Kerikeri can enjoy the delights of a public garden that has literally gone down in history.

The garden at Kemp House is New Zealand’s oldest continuously gardened site.

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Lifeline win as race for T20 Final gets intense

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 5:35pm

A six-wicket win in Dunedin has provided the Otago Sparks with a timely New Year’s boost on the national T20 ladder but has made Northern Spirit's job harder with now just one more opportunity left for points before the 2017 Women's T20 Final on 12 February.

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Firebirds team named for McDonald's Super Smash elimination final

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 4:30pm

The Wellington Firebirds team to play the McDonald’s Super Smash elimination final against the Kings at Wellington’s Basin Reserve on Thursday 5th January has been named. The match starts at 4:10pm and is live on Sky Sport.

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Zero drownings between the flags these holidays

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 4:30pm

Lifeguards are praising the public for their cooperation at patrolled beaches as the official holiday period (4pm on December 23, 2016 - 6am on January 4, 2017) ended with zero drownings between the flags.

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Spending momentum maintained

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 4:30pm

The spending momentum of the last four years was maintained through the busy pre-Christmas period of 2016. Underlying spending growth through Paymark was 6.6% between December 2015 and December 2016. The value of transactions for the month totaled $5,936.8 million.

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Update on search for catamaran

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2017 - 1:15pm

Statement from Sergeant Vincent Ranger, Waikato Police:

Physically, we are no longer searching, but it remains a missing persons inquiry.

We have searched all the areas we can physically search with the resources available.

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Police seek man who assisted in hit and run

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 January 2017 - 10:05pm

Police in Hawkes Bay are continuing the investigation into the hit and run of a cyclist in Waterworth Avenue last Friday morning and are appealing to witnesses to come forward.

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Police name victim of Spotswood crash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 January 2017 - 7:55pm

Christchurch Police can now release the name of the man killed in a fatal crash on Downs Road, Spotswood on December 31st 2016.

He is 33-year-old Tihi Oterangi Rae Edgecombe of Cheviot.

Police extend their sympathies to Mr Edgecomb's family and friends.

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Breakers embrace all challenges

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 January 2017 - 6:50pm

The SKYCITY Breakers are no strangers to adversity, they are the first to acknowledge that you need to rely on depth to win a championship, and the last to complain if injuries push them to their limits, preferring instead to focus on the opportunities presented to other players when extra minute

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Hopes high for 2017 Colgate Games

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 January 2017 - 5:45pm

More than a thousand Kiwi kids are taking their marks in Hastings this weekend for New Zealand’s preeminent children’s athletics competition - the Colgate Games.

This year 90 clubs around the North Island have enrolled teams with high jump and long jump the hot favourites for 2017.

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Delays for Tauranga motorists following crash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 January 2017 - 5:45pm

Police are attending a crash in Tauranga near the Bayfair Shopping Centre roundabout.

At approximately 1.55pm a car hit a pedestrian and the person has suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

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