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Jah-Mon Fever win Pacifica Beats Wellington final

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

They only had three days of ‘hard out’ practicing, but it was enough for Jah-Mon Fever from Aotea College to win this year’s Wellington Smokefree Pacifica Beats regional final at Sacred Heart College in Lower Hutt on Saturday.

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Weather: Threat situation

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

On Tuesday and early Wednesday, a front moves northwards over southern and central New Zealand, bringing brief rain. A more significant front approaches New Zealand later Wednesday, moving across much of the country on Thursday.

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Pedestrian hit and killed in Taranaki

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 2:25am

Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 11:51 p.m. on Saturday evening, on Waihi Road, Normanby Township, South Taranaki.

A 57 year old female pedestrian has died as a result of being struck by a car.

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Lotto, Powerball and Strike jackpot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 2:25am

Lotto, Powerball and Strike have jackpotted tonight, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $14.9 million up for grabs next weekend.

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DVD Review – God Vs Satan, The Final Battle

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 2:25am

It’s been a slow month for DVD releases and this was another of The History Channel shows I picked as I scrapped the barrel, and as with last week’s review, I just hoped this wasn’t going to be overdramatized as that one was.

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Key must come clean on NSA/GCSB interception site - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 2:25am

John Key must come clean after revelations that a US National Security Agency (NSA) engineer was in New Zealand in 2013 discussing with the GCSB the setting up of an interception site on New Zealand’s only fibre optic cable, the Green Party said today.

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Public breastfeeding demonstration celebrates ten years

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 2:25am

Women all over New Zealand will join forces in celebration of breastfeeding, taking part in The Big Latch On, the 1st and 2nd of August.

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Hamas winning the propaganda war

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 2:25am

By Aaron Lim

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MDHB celebrates World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 2:25am

MidCentral District Health Board will be celebrating World Breastfeeding Week, from 1-7 August 2014.

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EQC settles 85% of Canterbury building claims

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 1:20am

EQC has settled 85 per cent of Canterbury building claims and paid out $6.8 billion (including GST) in settlements, EQC Chief Executive Ian Simpson says.

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Plunket supports World Breastfeeding Week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 August 2014 - 12:15am

Plunket, New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the well being of children under five, is proud to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (Friday 1 August-7 August) in communities across the country, and on social media.

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Eco Runway encourages recycling

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 8:05am

The Maintain and Sustain Runway presented at New Zealand Eco Fashion Exposed was a more relaxed casual affair with the results of the #kilasthriftshopchallenge presented by Nora Swann and the #ecovintagechallenge presented by Denise Anglesey Director of Exposed and Designer of Denise H.

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Feedback sought on Buller health services for older people

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 6:00am

A public meeting run by the West Coast District Health Board at the NBS Theatre in Westport today kicked off a conversation with the Buller community about older persons' health services.

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Emirates adds Benfica to football line-up

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 4:55am

Emirates and Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Benfica), Portugal’s most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement. Emirates is now the Official Airline Partner of the club until 2016.

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Cheaper Cigarettes Good And Bad News For Quit-Smoking Group

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 2:45am

Auckland, July 3 NZPA - The move by tobacco companies to drop cigarette prices is both good and bad news, an organisation helping smokers to quit said today.

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Tear fund launches emergency appeal for Gaza

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 2:45am

As the death toll surpasses 1000 in Gaza, TEAR Fund has launched an appeal to help civilians caught up in the conflict between Israel and Palestine.

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New owner for AME Electrical Wanganui

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 2:45am

AME Electrical has a new owner - it's staying local and it's still business as usual.

Simon Brown, a Wanganui-based professional electrician, is pleased to announce the acquisition of local business AME Electrical.

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South Canterbury Finance Collapse Shakes New Zealand

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 2:45am

Before Saturday's Christchurch earthquake, it was the financial world that was shaken by shock waves eminating from its near neighbour, Timaru. South Canterbury Finance (SCF) collapsed, literally in the same way as many homes did around Canterbury yesterday.

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Blue Wing Honda launches new facility

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 1:40am

As a nation dependent on primary industry, with more than half of our land used for farming, having the right means to navigate varying terrain can be a challenging task.

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Telephone dictation voting confirmed for disable voters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 August 2014 - 1:40am

The Electoral Commission is making it easier for disabled New Zealanders to enrol and vote, with the confirmation that telephone dictation voting will be in place for the 2014 general election.

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