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Meat Workers thank Labour Party for support

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 November 2015 - 1:35pm

Meat Workers Union members working for AFFCO Talley’s in their eight North Island plants welcome the support shown at the NZ Labour Party conference over the weekend, says Graham Cooke, National Secretary, NZMWU.

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Unequal pay no picnic for women

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 9:20pm

The ‘We’re relying on you’ campaign is hosting a picnic on the lawns of Parliament at 1pm on Equal Pay Day, Tuesday 10 November. We are celebrating the success of our campaign to get commitment and support for equal pay from MPs across all the political parties in parliament.

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Arts Trail popular with locals and visitors

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 8:15pm

The second weekend of the Kāpiti Arts Trail was as popular as the first, with locals and people from outside the district visiting more than 100 artists who participated in the event.

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Name of Whanganui victim released

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 6:05pm

Police has released the name of the man who died following an assault in Whanganui overnight.

He is Craig Campbell Rippon, 57, from Whanganui.

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Football: Team Wellington top Youth League

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

Team Wellington went to the top of the ASB Youth League on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Auckland United at Centre Park in Mangere.

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Defending champs off to winning start in Georgie Pie Super Smash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

The Mighty Ape Wellington Firebirds have got off to a winning start in defence of their Georgie Pie Super Smash title, getting away with a slippery performance in the field that saw a number of chances go begging.

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V8 Supercars tops off stunning week of sport

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

The chequered flag has come down on another successful ITM 500 Auckland V8 Supercars with Jamie Whincup (Red Bull Racing Australia) winning the Jason Richards Trophy in the V8 Supercars Championship’s third year back at Pukekohe Park Raceway.

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Golf: Goal Setting – The McIlroy Method

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

“Every year since the start of my career, when I'm flying out here to do a week of prep before this tournament, I’ve written my goals down on the back of my boarding pass…”

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Keep Kiwi kids safe in cars this Labour weekend - Plunket

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their children’s safety while they’re on the roads this holiday weekend.

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Two from two for Akers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

Lucy Akers nabbed her second grand prix win in as many weeks today at the Manawatu A and P Show in Feilding.

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Squirrel Money launches peer-to-peer lending service

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

Squirrel Money, New Zealand’s leading challenger in the mortgage broking market, introduces New Zealand’s first true peer-to-peer (P2P) lending service.

Squirrel Money connects real lenders with real borrowers in a way New Zealand hasn’t seen before.

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Family needs urgent help after horrific car accident in Texas

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

"We need to get her home."

That from Christchurch ex-pat Courtenay Washington, the step sister of a young woman whose vehicle was hit by an eighteen wheel truck in Texas two weeks ago.

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Campaign to help homeowners understand electrical work rules

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 5:00pm

A new consumer awareness campaign by the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) has begun and aims to encourage homeowners to think a little more closely about electrical work being carried out in their homes.

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Antibiotic resistant bug discovered in Canterbury

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 November 2015 - 8:25am

Canterbury DHB is increasing vigilance around hand hygiene after three people in Canterbury have tested positive as potential carriers of the rare bacteria Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE).

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The Exponents release classic album on vinyl

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 November 2015 - 10:45pm

To celebrate The Exponents being honoured with the 2015 NZ Herald Legacy Award and their induction into the NZ Music Hall of Fame, Universal Music are proud to announce the first ever vinyl release of the group’s classic 1992 album Something Beginning With C.

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New Labour policy 'to make homes cheaper'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 November 2015 - 9:40pm

Labour’s ground-breaking new policy on reforming planning rules will make housing more affordable, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says.

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The art of high tech and history

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 November 2015 - 7:30pm

A high impact sculpture embracing a potted version of New Zealand history with electronic gaming is to be installed on the four plinths on the Waterfront between Te Papa and Circa Theatre.

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Acting District Court Judge appointed for Waitakere

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 November 2015 - 5:20pm

Tauranga lawyer Belinda Pidwell has been appointed as an acting District Court Judge with a Family Court warrant to serve in the Waitakere District Court, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Labour 'will use buying power to create jobs'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 November 2015 - 5:20pm

Labour will use the government’s $40 billion in buying power to create jobs and back local businesses by requiring suppliers to make job creation in New Zealand a determining factor for contracts, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says.

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Taxpayers' Union welcome Chamber court action

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 November 2015 - 5:20pm

The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming the announcement from the Wellington Chamber of Commerce that they will initiative legal proceedings against Wellington City Council to challenge the recent contractor decision made by Councillors.

Taxpayers’ Union Spokesman, Ben Craven, says:

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