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Otago researchers join global urban health programme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 December 2014 - 4:35pm

New Zealand researchers are adding their expertise in housing and health to a newly launched global consortium of science and health organisations known as the Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme.

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New Zealand First 'will say a little prayer'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 December 2014 - 2:26pm

New Zealand First is not prepared to support any change to Parliament’s prayer and has written to the Speaker to inform him of this.

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Police ask missing French tourist to get in touch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 9:25pm

Canterbury Police believe they have identified the French tourist who was unaccounted for in Arthurs Pass as Celine Vitrioul.

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Minister praises Police for drugs operations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 9:25pm

Police Minister Michael Woodhouse today congratulated Police for the latest successful drug-related operation targeting gang members in the Upper North Island.

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Napier WINZ office closed after phone threat

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 8:20pm

The Napier Work and Income office was closed this morning after a threat was made over the phone to shoot staff.

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Dog at centre of long court battle to be euthanased

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 7:15pm

Kapiti Coast District Mayor Ross Church has confirmed that the dog at the centre of a two-year Court battle after being seized by the Council is to be euthanased today.

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Southern Cross Services Extended To 2025

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 7:15pm

Southern Cross Cables will now provide service on its fully diverse and protected undersea cable network until at least November 2025, Ross Pfeffer, Director Sales and Marketing announced today.

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PAK'nSAVE named NZ's cheapest supermarket

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 7:15pm

PAK’nSAVE has taken out the title of New Zealand’s cheapest supermarket in Consumer’s annual survey of supermarket prices. PAK’nSAVE’s prices were up to 13 percent lower than that of the next cheapest supermarket in the seven centres surveyed nationwide.

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NZ's largest earthquake claim settlement lead by Vero

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

Vero Insurance today announced the historic $550 million settlement of the University of Canterbury’s earthquake claims. Five New Zealand based co-insurers join Vero in making the largest private insurer-lead settlement in NZ.

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Minister closes down dissent on climate change - Woods

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

In a threatening letter to Maori leaders, Minister for Climate Change Tim Groser says he will be requiring future international delegations to toe the party line, Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods says.

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Car importer/distributor to get behind new airline

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

New Zealand’s largest used imported car dealership has announced it’s joining a consortium to set up a regional airline to service routes to be discarded by Air New Zealand.

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Robots being taught to see at Victoria

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

Robots may soon see the world differently thanks to work being done at Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science.

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Motorsport: Yamaha's Summers steps it up a notch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com

The Toby Summers show continued at Manfeild at the weekend.

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Government monitoring Sydney siege

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

Prime Minister John Key says the New Zealand Government is currently monitoring the situation in Sydney as events continue to unfold.

"Our hearts go out to those involved and our thoughts are very much with them and their families," says Mr Key.

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Napier Port NPAT up 13.5%

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

Napier Port has today reported another record annual result with Net Profit after Tax up 13.5% to $13.433 million for the 30 September 2014 year. Revenue increased 8% to $67.016 million ($62.097 million).

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Amethyst geode brings purple hue to geology gallery

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

A 660 kg, one-metre high geode containing amethyst crystals and sourced from solidified volcanic ash in Minas Gerais state of Brazil, was today officially welcomed to Canterbury Museum.

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Pools confirmed for Sevens Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 December 2014 - 6:10pm

The All Blacks Sevens will face England, Canada and Papua New Guinea in their pool games at the 2015 Sevens Wellington tournament.

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Wellington events to bolster summer season - TIA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 December 2014 - 7:41pm

Wellington city hoteliers say an exciting programme of events is going to make Wellington a vibrant place to be this summer - and visitors need to book early to avoid missing out.

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Hamilton parade cancelled, 'but City will still sing'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 December 2014 - 7:41pm

The Hamilton Christmas Parade may have been cancelled on Sunday (14 December), but the Trust behind the event is urging the city not to lose its festive cheer.

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Patient implants in Parkinson’s trial completed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 December 2014 - 6:40pm

Living Cell Technologies Limited today announced that the final patient has been successfully implanted in its Phase I/IIa clinical trial of regenerative cell therapy NTCELL for Parkinson’s disease. The operation took place at Auckland City Hospital last week.

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