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Motorbike Book Club helps children in Vietnam

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2017 - 10:15am

Development Studies master's student Hayley Morrison started the Motorbike Book Club after a trip to some of Vietnam's poorest villages

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Emirates tests new system for extreme weather

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 March 2017 - 10:15am

Emirates has started field-testing an innovative decision support technology that allows it to better manage operations, safety and environmental performance in the face of extreme and disruptive winter weather.

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Fisher Funds appoints new CEO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 1:45pm

Fisher Funds Management announced today that it has appointed Bruce McLachlan as Chief Executive to replace Carmel Fisher who last year announced her intention to retire from her executive role.

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Employability skills framework welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 1:45pm

BusinessNZ has welcomed the launch of the Employability Skills Framework, to help ensure young people gain employability skills.

The framework lists the workplace skills needed for all entry-level jobs (separate from the technical skills needed for a specific job).

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Consultation to begin on Easter Sunday trading

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 12:40pm

Porirua City Council will begin consultation immediately on whether shops should have the option to open on Easter Sunday, so a policy decision can be made before Easter this year.

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Whānau creating their own answers to housing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 11:35am

Māori Development Minister, Te Ururoa Flavell, says a dream has been realised for five whānau in Ngāruawāhia with the opening of a new papakāinga today.

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Home buyers turn to Hawkes Bay, Otago, Gisborne, Manawatu-Wanganui

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 11:35am

Focus for Kiwi home buyers turns to Hawkes Bay, Otago, Gisborne, Manawatu-Wanganui Demand in Auckland falls for 12 consecutive months and apartment prices hit new all-time high

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New Zealanders boost fundraising for animals and people in need

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 11:35am

Mobility Dogs Assistance Trust and SPCA receive significant donations through Animates’ Giving Tree initiative

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Equity gap between low and high decide schools persists - Dyslexia NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 11:35am

Low decile New Zealand secondary schools continue to lag significantly behind high decile counterparts in catering for students with learning differences, and more than half of decile 1 schools have no students receiving assistance at NCEA exam time, according to latest NZQA figures.

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WOW tickets on sale from March 1

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 11:35am

After another sell-out season in 2016, people wanting to attend this year’s spectacular World of WearableArt Show in Wellington are urged to get in quick when tickets go on sale from 1 March.

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Vodafone's seamless solution for businesses installing fibre

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

Vodafone has today announced a new solution for business customers keen to make the move to ultra-fast fibre broadband, but daunted about navigating the process alone.

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ASX: Markets wait on President Trump

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

By Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets

The stock market looks likely to hold the line today as investors wait on President Trump’s speech before Congress tonight.

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What's Bill been smoking? - Robertson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

Bill English’s diversionary tactic of condemning of a generation of Kiwi workers as a bunch of drug-takers cannot hide his government’s failure to create opportunities for decent work, says Labour’s Employment spokesperson Grant Robertson.

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Sir Owen Glenn gifts $2.6m to Auckland University

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

The new Dean of the University of Auckland Business School, Professor Jayne Godfrey, is delighted to announce a gift of $2.6 million from Sir Owen Glenn to support innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at the School and across the University, including a new innovation hub.

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Emily Hung joins Mortgage Express in Hamilton

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

Emily Hung

Emily Hung

Emily Hung

Emily Hung

Mortgage Express announces the appointment of Emily Hung, who joins the Hamilton-based team of mortgage advisers.

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Motorsport: Yamaha's rising star does a demolition job

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com

Walking around the pits, it would be very easy indeed to go straight past Wellington's Rogan Chandler.

There's nothing brash or flamboyant about the 19-year-old apprentice builder from Upper Hutt.

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Accessibility legislation $862 million boost to NZ economy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

In an unprecedented move, a diverse range of disability groups have come together to issue a call for legislation that would enable people with disabilities to more actively participate in society.

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Jin An selected as Labour's candidate for Upper Harbour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

Jin An has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for Upper Harbour for the 2017 General Election.

"I am pleased to be Labour’s candidate for the 2017 election and I look forward to representing the Upper Harbour electorate in Parliament," said Jin An.

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NZ consumer confidence hits a nine year high in Q4 2016

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 March 2017 - 10:30am

New Zealand consumer confidence index reached 103 - the highest score in nine years (since Q3 2007 where it reached 115), according to findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

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