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National to create two recreational fishing parks - Smith

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 5:20am

Conservation Spokesman Dr Nick Smith and Primary Industries Spokesman Nathan Guy today announced a re-elected National Government will introduce two recreational fishing parks covering areas of the inner Hauraki Gulf and the Marlborough Sounds as part of a wider reform of marine protection legisl

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Charter Schools will remain a 'niche' option - Parata

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 4:15am

National’s Education spokesperson Hekia Parata told TV1’s Q+A programme that Charter Schools would remain a "niche" option:

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I understand what conservatism means - Peters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 4:15am

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that Colin Craig is his ‘number one convert.’

CORIN … as a person, as a party, they're not that dissimilar to yourself.

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India holds onto number-one ranking in ODIs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 4:15am

World champion India has retained its number-one ranking in the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings following the conclusion of its series against England and the triangular series in Zimbabwe.

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500 partygoers moved on after Facebook invite

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 4:15am

About 2100hrs 06/09/2014 Police advised of a party in Tawa Street Hamilton which had an open invitation on Facebook. At 11.00pm the owners requested Police enter the property and assist in closing the party down.

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Movie Review - Dragonball:Evolution

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 4:15am

18th April 2009 - Dragonball is a Japanese anime series that ran from 1986 to 1997 in three different incarnations; Dragonball, Dragonball Z and Dragonball GT.

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Still no tax plan or fiscal budget for voters to see - Parker

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 4:15am

"Even though voting for the election has already begun, National still refuses to provide any details of its proposed tax cuts. And Bill English admitted this morning that he won’t provide any specifics until after the election", Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker says.

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Young Rugby Players In Running For Higher Honours

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 September 2014 - 2:05am

New Zealand Schools coach Karl Jones and his assistant coach Andrew Douglas have named 53 young rugby players who are in contention for the New Zealand Schools team to tour Australia in October.

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Cannabis Party calls for product approval law change

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 8:45pm

The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party is calling on the Government to change the law to allow cannabis to be included in the Psychoactive Substances Act.

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Review of MDHB Mental Health Services makes recommendations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 6:36pm

An independent external review of MidCentral District Health Board’s mental health service following the apparent self-inflicted deaths of two inpatients earlier this year, has made 44 recommendations for improvements to the service.

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Queen legend supports NZ ban on cosmetics animal testing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 8:55am

Rock guitar legend and founder of the Save Me Trust, Brian May, took time out from his Queen tour in Auckland, to urge New Zealand to help end the suffering of animals used to test cosmetics such as shampoo and mascara.

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Take a hike and explore Queenstown this summer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 7:50am

With its world renowned multi-day hiking tracks and walking trails now open for summer, Queenstown is buzzing with visitors keen to explore the magnificent scenery.

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Tin Tin reading celebrates Belgium's national day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 5:40am

A new generation of children, aged four to 13 years, will experience the adventures of Tin Tin, the famous children's book character, with a special Belgium National Day reading at New Brighton Library, 10am to 11am, Thursday 21 July, 2011.

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Labour recommits to Pike River families

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 4:35am

An incoming Labour-led government will do everything possible to recover the bodies of the Pike River Miners and return them to their families, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe.

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All Blacks team named for Argentina Test

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 4:35am

The All Blacks team to play Argentina in the Investec Rugby Championship match in Napier this weekend has been named.

The All Blacks will play Argentina for the first time this year at McLean Park on Saturday 6 September (kick-off: 7.35PM NZT live on SKY TV).

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Golf: Ryder Cup - A Rare Act of Sportsmanship

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 4:35am

"All tied up after three days and 31 matches, the 1969 Ryder Cup came down to the last two men in the last match putting out on the last green. The matter would be decided by Jacklin and Nicklaus.

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Top 10 for Cooper at Mountain Bike World Champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 4:35am

Commonwealth Games champion Anton Cooper finished sixth in the Under-23 cross country at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Norway today.

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NZ Transport Agency works at Hill Street to begin later

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 4:35am

The NZ Transport Agency confirms that work on the next stage of upgrades to State Highway 1 in Warkworth - construction of new intersections at Hill Street and Hudson Road - will be delayed at least 12 months.

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Vodafone expands 'Daily Roaming' option to more countries

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 September 2014 - 4:35am

Vodafone is expanding its horizons so Kiwis can enjoy worry-free roaming in even more places. From 18 September Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and Nauru will be included in Vodafone’s Daily Roaming service, boosting the eligible destinations to 23 countries.

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NSW Swifts set to sizzle on Sundays

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 September 2014 - 9:10pm

The NSW Swifts will open their 2015 ANZ Championship campaign with back-to-back trips to regional New Zealand, firstly to Invercargill on Sunday 1 March to take on the Southern Steel, and then to Tauranga in Round 2 to face the side that defeated them in last season’s Minor Semi-Final, the Waik

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