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NZ First 'has vision to revitalise and future-proof forestry'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 1:35pm

New Zealand First has a vision for our forestry industry and its future - the government has none.

Having a vision is critically important for New Zealand because forestry is our third biggest export earner behind dairy and meat.

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Service sector regional training plans launched

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 11:25am

Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Louise Upston has welcomed the launch of 10 regional skills roadmaps to help the service industry tailor training according to the needs of the regional workforce.

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New Zealand continues to do very well - Goldsmith

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 11:25am

Two months from an election the main opposition party has slumped so far that it’s lost its leader; the media is in a frenzy over the new arrangements.

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Majority of parties support suicide reduction target - Stevens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 10:25am

If parliament was sitting today, there would be a majority for setting a suicide reduction target and holding an independent inquiry into our mental health crisis, says bereaved mum Jane Stevens.

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New scholarship announced to support greenhouse gas research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 10:25am

A new $400,000 scholarship programme to build global expertise on climate change, agriculture and food security will boost New Zealand’s contribution to agricultural greenhouse gas research say Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

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Mayor acknowledges retiring Hamilton MPs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 10:25am

Hamilton Mayor Andrew King has paid tribute to two Hamilton-based MPs who bring their Parliamentary careers to a close today.

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Details of new refugee category announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 9:20am

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced details of a new Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship category to complement the annual refugee quota.

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Arrest following theft of a sports club funds

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 9:20am

Police have arrested a 49-year-old woman from Maraekakaho, Hawke's Bay, in relation to her stealing around $12,000 from a local sports club between 2014 and 2016.

She has been charged with Theft and Using a Document For Pecuniary Advantage.

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Sevens stars call for Hamilton sell-out

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 7:15am

Former Sevens stars Sonny Bill Williams and Karl Te Nana will be turning out tomorrow at an event in South Auckland and All Blacks Sevens players Scott Curry and Tim Mikkelson will be at an event in Hamilton to mark the public sale of tickets to the new Hamilton Sevens tournament.

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CPAG Social Security Summit: 'Beyond Social Investment'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 6:10am

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) will hold its Social Security Summit "Beyond Social Investment" on Friday, September 8 at the University of Auckland. Building on the 2016 event, this Summit will focus on the Government’s proclaimed ‘social investment approach’ to welfare reform.

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The World's Worst Airlines

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 6:10am

Super duper deals, super options and super suck service, welcome to the advent of budget airlines.

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On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews James Shaw

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 6:10am

Green Party leader James Shaw says "the level of policy alignment between The Opportunities Party and the Green Party is extremely high" and he could certainly work with them if they make it to Parliament.

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100-plus rivers and lakes to be improved

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 6:10am

Freshwater improvement projects covering over 100 rivers and lakes across New Zealand are to receive grants of $44 million from the Government, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today.

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Air New Zealand's fast fly by way up high

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 5:05am

WeatherWatch.co.nz was recently sent this exclusive video from Air New Zealand Captain Matthew Harrington, showing a view most passengers onboard usually only see from the side.

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Equipping school leavers for adult life - Ardern

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 5:05am

Our teachers and schools do a great job of teaching our children core knowledge and learning skills. New Zealand’s education system is one of the best in the world.

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Mei Reedy-Taare 'up for the challenge'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 2:55am

Te Tai Tonga candidate, Mei Reedy-Taare, is fighting fit with enthusiasm after a dynamic Mâori Party launch at Manurewa Marae in Auckland today.

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Workers to speak out against Pay Equity and Equal Pay Bill

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 2:55am

Tomorrow, the Government’s Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill will likely be read for the first time, and politicians and workers are coming together to speak out against it.

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$267 million investment in commuter rail

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 2:55am

National is committing up to $267 million of investment over the next three years in the Auckland and Wellington commuter rail networks to support future passenger growth, National Party Transport Spokesperson Simon Bridges says.

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Second phase of River Road tree pruning work next week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 1:50am

The second phase of Hamilton City Council’s River Road tree maintenance project is taking place next week, from 21 to 25 November.

This work follows two days of tree pruning in October, and also requires a road closure for River Road between Glen Lynne Ave and Wairere Drive.

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SOBA Welcomes DB's Cancellation Of Saison Trademark

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 August 2017 - 1:50am

In response to a media statement issued last week by DB Breweries, New Zealand's Society of Beer Advocates Inc (SOBA) welcomes DB's decision to voluntarily cancel the registration of its New Zealand trademark of the term SAISON, which it has held since 2002.

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