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Waikato sore throat clinics can prevent rheumatic fever

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 April 2015 - 6:10pm

Waikato DHB is working with its communities to provide free Sore Throat Management (STM) services across Waikato.

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International agreement 'being signed behind closed doors'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 April 2015 - 6:10pm

"It’s very concerning that the Government has signed an international trade agreement locking in future rules for government purchasing without giving the public a chance to make submissions," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).

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Innovation wars hit New Zealand - InternetNZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 April 2015 - 6:10pm

News that Sky, Mediaworks, TVNZ and Spark are threatening legal action against Internet companies shows the importance of the pending Copyright Act review.

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Injured mountain biker flown from central plateau

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 April 2015 - 5:10pm

This afternoon the Taupo based Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to kaimanawa road in the central plateau.

A woman in her fifties who was mountain biking in the tree trunk gorge area fell near the pillers of Hercules injuring her shoulder and elbow.

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ASX: Easter stock hunt

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 April 2015 - 8:30am

By Betty Lam (Sales Trader, CMC Markets)

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Ammunition seized after search warrant executed in Linwood

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 8:40pm

Canterbury Police executed a planned search warrant for firearms at a residential property in the Linwood suburb of Christchurch at approximately shortly after 7am this morning (2 April 2015).

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WelTec students line up for culinary battle

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 7:35pm

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology’s School of Hospitality are being put through their paces for selection to compete at this year’s Nestlé Toque d’Or competition.

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New Kia Sorento wins design award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 7:35pm

Anticipation for the mid-April arrival of the all new Kia Sorento in New Zealand has escalated with the flagship SUV receiving a prestigious design award in Europe.

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Football Ferns' St Louis touchdown delayed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 6:35pm

A storm in Sydney on Monday has thrown a spanner in the works of the Football Ferns preparations for Sunday’s clash with world number two the United States in St Louis.

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National Library takes next step to modernise services to schools

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 6:35pm

The timetable for changes to the National Library’s Services to Schools has been released by National Librarian Bill Macnaught.

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Million Dollar Snapper responds to fisher feedback

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 6:35pm

The Million Dollar Snapper Challenge has changed, driven by public demand from a sustainable fishing public.

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Minister needs to put the kibosh on dirty diesel - Twyford

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 6:35pm

State-Owned Enterprises Minister Todd McClay has to get a grip on the KiwiRail board and put the kibosh on its crazy plan for dirty diesel on the main trunk line, Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford says.

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Warnings on future of dairying ignored - Peters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 5:30pm

New Zealand First has warned for months about the dire future for New Zealand dairying.

These warnings have been ignored by the government, many economists and the foreign-owned banks, says Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.

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Web coding workshop to be hosted at Upper Hutt Library

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 5:30pm

Upper Hutt City Library is providing a coding workshop designed for beginners with little or no web programming experience. Facilitated by expert Tanya Gray and others from across the IT industry, the workshop will be held in Upper Hutt Central Library’s Rotary Lounge.

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Surge in NZ's broadband speeds

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 5:30pm

Latest international figures on broadband speeds have reported New Zealand’s average connection speeds have increased by almost 60 per cent in the past year, said Communications Minister Amy Adams.

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Pak'n Save workers 'in wage stand-off'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 5:30pm

Low pay offers mean Pak’n Save is beginning to earn a reputation as "Pak’n Slave" says FIRST Union senior organiser Bill Bradford.

"Tomorrow FIRST Union members will protest poverty pay at Pak’n Save Alderman Drive in Henderson".

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Yet another external review the last thing CYF needs - PSA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 5:30pm

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Minister Tolley’s announcement of a Paula Rebstock-led review into Child, Youth and Family (CYF) is the last thing needed by an organisation that has demonstrated it can assess and plan for its own needs.

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Man arrested following Rolleston burglary

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 3:20pm

Canterbury Police investigations into a burglary at a residential property in Rolleston on 30 January 2015 where a quantity of jewellery, personal items and motocross equipment was stolen has resulted in one person being arrested this afternoon (1 April 2015).

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Rescued critically ill man identified

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 9:55am

Hutt Valley Police say a fantastic response from the public and the news media has been pivotal in identifying a critically ill man rescued from the sea at Eastbourne on Monday.

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ManaBus.com announces extra services

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 April 2015 - 6:40am

ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator announces extra services for Rotorua, Tauranga and Whangarei.

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