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Coach wary of 'unpredictable' nix

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 2:55am

Pace to burn, talented and unpredictable - thats how Auckland City FC coach Ramon Tribulietx describes his team's next opponents Wellington Phoenix reserves.

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Early childcare property portfolio placed on the market

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 2:55am

A portfolio of commercial properties housing one of the biggest pre-school and early childhood learning operations in Hawke’s Bay has been placed on the market for sale.

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Record year for Hamilton Zoo

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 2:55am

Hamilton Zoo has enjoyed a record year of visitor numbers with 128,519 visitors through the door in the last financial year.

The increase, from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 is 7,254 higher than the previous year, and 4279 visitors higher than the previous record set in 2007/2008.

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Families the focus of Gambling Harm Awareness Week - Dunne

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 2:55am

Families are the focus of the first-ever Gambling Harm Awareness Week, Associate Minister of Health Hon Peter Dunne said today.

The week aims to draw attention to the harmful effects that gambling can have and how people can get help.

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Junior Boks finish warm-up games on high note

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 2:55am

The Junior Springboks on Saturday finished their warm-up games for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship unbeaten after registering a morale-boosting 58-14 victory against SWD at the Bridgton Sports Grounds in Oudtshoorn.

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Older peoples' unmet needs result in lower quality of life

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

Older New Zealanders with unmet needs have a lower quality of life, according to new research from the University of Auckland.

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Ford 2016 sales surpass one million in Asia Pacific area

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

Ford Motor Company today sold its 1 millionth vehicle in Asia Pacific in 2016, reaching the milestone a month ahead of last year’s pace.

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Cold southerly and snow slowly easing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

A strong, cold southerly windflow covering the North Island and northern South Island is expected to slowly ease in most places during Friday. The gale southerlies about the southern North Island and northern South Island should ease during Friday.

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Kia Motors introduce 8-speed transmission

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

Kia Motors has unveiled an advanced, lightweight 8-speed automatic transmission that will improve the performance and economy of future front wheel drive models.

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Smokefree 2025 researchers welcome plain packaging

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

ASPIRE2025 co-directors, Professors Janet Hoek and Richard Edwards, welcome the introduction of standardised packaging and congratulate Dame Tariana Turia for her foresight in introducing this legislation, and Minister Sam Lotu-liga for overseeing its final movement through Parliament.

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Standardised packaging legislation passed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

The Bill standardising the packaging of tobacco products has passed its third reading in Parliament today.

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Council staff up again and now costing $803m - Brewer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

Auckland councillor Cameron Brewer has compiled and released the latest Auckland Council staff numbers and costs ahead of the Mayor and councillors signing off the 2015/16 Annual Report this month.

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Golf: The Putter Or The Person Putting?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

“It's definitely not the finished article, but it's a big step in the right direction,” said McIlroy, who began the day six strokes off the lead.

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Seafood industry welcomes collaborative action for black petrel

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September 2016 - 1:50am

The seafood industry is backing seabird protection.

Seafood New Zealand today welcomed the collaborative efforts of the Black Petrel Working Group to develop means of reducing the risk to this threatened seabird from fishing.

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New guide to drive investment in tech sector

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 September 2016 - 6:10am

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Communications Minister Amy Adams today launched a new guide to attract more investment in New Zealand’s fast growing technology sector.

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Xerocon shines spotlight on rapid growth of financial web

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 September 2016 - 5:05am

Xero (@Xero) today highlighted accelerating momentum in the financial web, giving small businesses more accurate insights into their business, and providing seamless access to financial services.

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Once in a lifetime flu jab: could it be close ?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 September 2016 - 5:05am

A pioneering virologist and New Zealander who helped identify the avian strain of influenza that became known as "bird flu" will give a free public lecture at the University of Auckland.

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Video highlights introduced to NZ Cricket website

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 September 2016 - 5:05am

New Zealand Cricket has introduced video highlights of the men’s domestic competitions to www.blackcaps.co.nz.

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Jetstar announces new FlexiBiz fare

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 September 2016 - 4:00am

Jetstar has today launched a new flexible fare to make the travelling experience easier for the growing number of budget conscious business travellers in New Zealand.

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NZ universities confirmed as world-class

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 September 2016 - 4:00am

The results of the QS World University Rankings released today show that despite fierce competition internationally, six of New Zealand’s eight universities improved their rankings while the other two largely held their places.

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