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Concentrix brings jobs to Australia and NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2015 - 8:20pm

Concentrix is poised to create 250 new jobs across Australia and New Zealand over the next four months. Recruitment for the new positions in Brisbane and Auckland is taking place now.

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National still splashing cash on charter schools - Hipkins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 10:55pm

New figures confirming that charter schools are still being funded at up to four times the rate of their state school counterparts shows just how desperate the National Government is to make its experiment a success, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

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League: History beckons for Stacey Jones

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 9:50pm

Stacey Jones and rugby league history were inextricably linked throughout his playing career and now he’s in line to achieve a first as a coach when the Vodafone Junior Warriors face Brisbane in Sunday’s NYC grand final at ANZ Stadium in Sydney (1.50pm local time; 3.50pm NZT).

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Sad death at Brooklands Zoo

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 9:50pm

A fight in the capuchin monkey enclosure at Booklands Zoo has required a newborn monkey to be euthanized.

The baby was born on 15 April and was doing well, but during a fight between adult monkeys an injury was sustained to the infant’s arm.

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A Brief History Of Political Scandal In New Zealand - From Colin Moyle To Darren Hughes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 8:45pm

Today we are all digesting the news of Labour MP Darren Hughes being accused of sexually harrassing a  former Youth MP. I first began following politics as a young child in the 1970s during the Muldoon era.

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Different focuses for ASB Premiership coaches

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 8:45pm

Two coaches with different focuses meet in the ASB Premiership season-opening fixture in Dunedin on Saturday as Auckland City’s Ramon Tribulietx and Southern United’s Mike Fridge do battle at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

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Home Start grant 'worthless' in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 8:45pm

"As predicted, the Home Start grant has become worthless in Auckland just one month after starting in April," says Affordable Auckland mayoral candidate Stephen Berry. The Home Start Grant provides up to $20,000 in funding to couples wishing to purchase their own home.

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Software hits angels' sweet spot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 8:45pm

Angel networks and funds invested $55.9 million into young New Zealand companies in 2014 - a record high which was powered by enthusiasm for software investment, New Zealand Venture Investment Fund chief executive Franceska Banga said today.

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Ruataniwha decision a win for the environment - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 7:45pm

The Green Party welcomes a decision by the Board of Inquiry into the Tukituki Catchment Proposal that calls for a limit on nitrogen entering the waterway.

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Abano settles sale of pathology business

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 7:45pm

Abano Healthcare Group (NZX: ABA) has today confirmed settlement of the sale of Aotea Pathology to Wellington SCL Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Healthscope New Zealand Limited, following the satisfaction of all sale conditions.

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Call to bring back lead shot for duck shooting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 7:45pm

On the eve of the duck shooting season New Zealand First is repeating its call for the restoration of lead shot.

"Many shooters say the steel shot does not always kill and birds may die over hours or days," says Spokesperson on Outdoor Recreation Richard Prosser.

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'Keepy-uppy challenge' 192m above the ground

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 7:45pm

Members of the New Zealand FIFA U-20 World Cup squad took training to new heights on one of Auckland’s iconic landmarks earlier today, completing a keepy-uppy challenge 192 metres above the ground on the SkyWalk at Auckland’s Sky Tower.

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Kiwi engineer joins expert team headed to Nepal

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 7:45pm

A Nepalese-born New Zealander Jitendra Bothara from Miyamoto New Zealand departed last night for his devastated homeland to join a specialist team from Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief Fund, global specialists in post earthquake seismic engineering and disaster relief.

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Kobo Glo HD now availablein NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2015 - 7:45pm

Kobo is excited to announce that from today, the Kobo Glo HD is available in stores and online in New Zealand. Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Kobo Glo HD provides readers with the highest resolution screen available on the market, at the low price of $219.99 NZD.

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NZ-owned buy-and-sell site to challenge market

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 May 2015 - 9:10pm

New Zealand’s online market, worth an estimated $1 billion, is about to get a major new competitor with the launch of a locally owned online marketplace called ‘Wheedle’.

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Five Nations of football for Hamilton and Waikato

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 May 2015 - 9:10pm

Five international U-20 football teams, including New Zealand, will ply their trade in Hamilton and Waikato this month as part of the lead-up to the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 New Zealand.

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McDonald’s serves up some McHappiness - Lees-Galloway

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 May 2015 - 8:05pm

Unite Union and McDonald’s have given New Zealand a perfect way to celebrate May Day by reaching a settlement that strikes another blow against zero-hour contracts, Labour spokesperson for Labour Issues Iain Lees-Galloway says.

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Robert Harris cafes think pink for May

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 May 2015 - 8:05pm

Over forty Robert Harris cafes throughout the country are getting behind the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NZBCF) Pink Ribbon Breakfasts.

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Sony Ericsson T715 Slider Phone Coming To NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 May 2015 - 8:05pm

Sony Ericsson has announced that the T715 slider phone will be available in New Zealand in the colours Galaxy Silver and Rouge Pink in the third quarter 2009.

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40,000 historical images of NZ's Antarctic history preserved

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 May 2015 - 8:05pm

Today Antarctica New Zealand delivered its physical pictorial collection, totaling more than 40,000 images, to Archives New Zealand.

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