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Peters takes Govt right back again on Russia - McClay

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 6:25pm

There is obviously something both confusing and concerning about Russia and its effect on Winston Peters as evidenced by his performance in Parliament this afternoon, National Foreign Affairs spokesman Todd McClay says.

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Youthful passion for world changing design is honoured

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 5:20pm

Caren Rangi, Creative New Zealand; Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern; award winner John Belford-Lelaulu; Minister of Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio; Dr Huhana Smith, College of Creative Arts

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Fantastic community response to draft Regional Land Transport Plan

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 10:55am

Bay of Plenty Regional Council would like to thank the community for their level of interest that resulted in 1891 submissions on the draft Regional land Transport Plan.

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DairyNZ supports animal welfare regulations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 6:40am

DairyNZ endorses today’s announcement by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), which has strengthened animal welfare regulations.

DairyNZ strategy and investment portfolio manager Jenny Jago says the new regulations are a positive move.

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Regional tourism spending data released

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 3:25am

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions over the year ending February 2018.

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Going for gold on the Gold Coast

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 1:15am

The University of Waikato will have an impressive presence at April’s Commonwealth Games, with 14 current and former students heading to the Gold Coast to represent New Zealand.

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Autridge hits milestone on sad day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 1:15am

Autridge hits milestone on sad day

The Chaser produced a bright moment on the saddest of days when he handed Stephen Autridge with his 1000th training success.

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Just one day left to submit on proposed employment law changes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 12:15am

Wellington Chamber of Commerce and Business Central are encouraging their members and the wider business community to make a submission on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill before the close-off tomorrow, March 30.

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Wairere Dr westbound night work resurfacing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 12:15am

A 70m section of Wairere Dr westbound near Pukete Road will be resurfaced overnight on Tuesday 3 April.

The work to improve the road surface is part of the Council’s ongoing programme to ensure the city’s roads are well maintained and road markings are clear.

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Council commits to improve access and inclusion in Horowhenua

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 12:15am

Horowhenua District Council has committed to improve access and inclusion for all people in the District, regardless of age, ethnicity, ability or sexual orientation.

The Council adopted the Horowhenua Access and Inclusion Plan at an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Monday 27 November.

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Housing shortage remains urgent issue - REINZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 12:15am

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) welcomes the fact that the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2017-18, Employment and Investment Income, and Remedial Matters) Bill passed its third reading in parliament last night in relation to the bright-line test.

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'New animal welfare regulations will enforce NZ's global standing'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 March 2018 - 12:15am

The introduction of regulations to support compliance with New Zealand’s animal welfare legislation will add further weight to New Zealand’s animal welfare standards, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand.

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Six Christchurch businesses among hi-tech award finalists

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

The annual awards - in their 24th year - celebrate the success of the country’s producers of goods and services from the software, electronics, telecommunications, mobile, agritech, creative and other high-tech industries.

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'Employment law plans could destroy trust and not fit for this era'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

Proposed employment law changes are a step backwards, and could destroy trust relationships between employers and employees and result in lower productivity, the horticulture industry says.

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CIO Magazine recognises Co-op Money NZ CIO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

CIO Magazine in its prestigious annual awards has recognised Co-op Money NZ’s CIO, Deane Johns as one of the most innovative and effective CIOs in NZ.

Co-op Money NZ CEO Henry Lynch says that it is the third year in a row that CIO Deane Johns has been listed in NZ’s CIO100.

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New Zealand’s first truck conversion workshop opens in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

Waste Management opens electric vehicle conversion workshop where diesel trucks are being turned into EVs for New Zealand streets.

Auckland, 29 March 2018: Waste Management NZ today opened New Zealand’s first workshop dedicated to converting diesel trucks into electric vehicles.

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Spies and Government need to apologise to our community

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

The environmental group Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki is furious that emails reveal spy firm Thompson and Clark were trying to use their relationships with MBIE officials to contact mining companies in the Hauraki region.

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DVD Review – Leigh Hart’s Mysterious Planet, Season 1

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

When I got my DVD review lists for December, I had a tough time picking them as there were some great ones. But this DVD caught my eye as Leigh Hart is pretty funny as his character ‘That Guy’, and with this show being about world mysteries, I thought it could be pretty interesting.

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Woman pleads guilty to charges of unlawful immigration advice

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

An Auckland woman has pleaded guilty to three charges laid by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) of unlawfully asking for a fee for immigration advice, and taking payment, from four of her family members and friends in the Tongan community.

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Justice Minister moves on year and day rule

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 March 2018 - 11:10pm

Justice Minister Hon Andrew Little’s Crimes Amendment Bill passed its first reading in Parliament today.

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