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Nepal earthquake one year on

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 May 2016 - 5:30am

A year on from the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, the Himalayan Trust builds the foundations for safer, stronger school facilities across the mountainous Everest region.

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Elderly woman's death reminder to check smoke alarms, and get out fast

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 1:30pm

Firefighters say the death of a 79-year old Whanganui woman following a house fire, last Thursday 22 April, could have been prevented with a working smoke alarm.

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Working group meets to discuss payroll issues

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 7:05am

Labour Inspectorate General Manager George Mason today issued this statement on behalf of a joint industry-government working group:

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Mighty River Power moving to single brand - Mercury

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 7:05am

Mighty River Power and Mercury Energy will become one brand later this year.

Chief Executive, Fraser Whineray, says a single new Mercury brand will "bring the Company’s near century-long heritage together with our customer-driven innovation".

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Asthma medicines a struggle for many countries - study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 6:00am

The availability, pricing and affordability of three essential asthma medicines varies greatly according to a new study of 52 low-and middle-income countries.

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Huge development block for sale in Mount Albert

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 6:00am

The residential intensification of suburban Auckland continues to gather momentum - with a huge block of land in the central suburb of Mount Albert becoming the latest large scale development site to be placed on the market for sale.

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Foreign charter vessels reflagged to NZ from today

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 6:00am

From today all foreign charter fishing vessels are required to reflag to New Zealand and operate under our full legal jurisdiction, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

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NZ's largest clean-up: 1,900 volunteers make environmental history

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 6:00am

Over 1,900- Aucklanders rallied together to make environmental history yesterday (Saturday 30th April) - clearing a staggering 5 tonnes of rubbish, approximately half a tonne of recyclable material, over 200 shopping trolleys and 300 car tyres.

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Winning Kiwis turn out for 2012 Team

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 4:55am

In an exciting addition to Friday nights test match, ten of the victorious 1998 Kiwis team will be on hand to show their support to this year's challengers.

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Serious assault in Invercargill

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 4:55am

Police are currently investigating an assault which occurred at middnight outside Tillerman's Bar on Don Street in Invercargill.

A 47 year old male is currently in a serious condition in Dunedin Hospital as a result of the incident.

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Union alarmed over Talley's 'censoring of social media'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 4:55am

The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talley’s is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company.

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Qantas' 'parental pause' for frequent flyers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 4:55am

Qantas has launched a new initiative to help its Frequent Flyers keep the benefits of their membership status while on parental leave.

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Mainland Tactix defeat Central Pulse

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 4:55am

The incredible athleticism and elevation of Mwai Kumwenda and Bailey Mes led the Mainland Tactix to a thrilling 58-57 win over the Central Pulse in Wellington.

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'Thousands of invalid votes likely' following decision

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May 2016 - 4:55am

National’s refusal to make it easier to enrol and vote could result in tens of thousands of votes continuing to be ruled invalid at general elections, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.

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Silver Fern Farms: Response to requisition for Shareholder Meeting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2016 - 8:40am

On 13 April, Silver Fern Farms received a requisition led by Mr John Shrimpton and Mr Blair Gallagher, representing a group of 80 shareholders. The requisition is for the Board of Silver Fern Farms to call a special meeting of shareholders to consider the following resolution:

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Mortgage Express appoints new mortgage adviser in Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2016 - 8:40am

Mortgage Express is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Cameron, Wellington-based mortgage adviser.

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Immigration fuels housing market - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2016 - 7:35am

Commentators are tripping over themselves to explain the causes of the Auckland housing crisis - but they are avoiding the patently obvious, says New Zealand First.

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Arrest made in Doyleston investigation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2016 - 7:35am

Canterbury Police have today arrest a 51 year-old male and charged him with murder in relation to the death of Marcus Luke Tucker.

A 31 year-old female has also been arrested and charged with conspiring to assault and accessory after the fact.

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Vista acquires stake in Powster

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2016 - 6:35am

Vista Group International Limited ("Vista") has acquired a 50% stake in London-based Powster Limited ("Powster") and will support the growth of the company via its extensive portfolio of film industry software and wide-ranging customer relationships.

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Trans-Tasman favourites, with special fares

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May 2016 - 5:30am

A recent campaign by Emirates has revealed Melbourne as Kiwi travellers’ favourite Australian city.

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