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New kiwi youth share their stories

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 4:45am

Diversity, literature and youth are being celebrated in a public book launch and reading event at the Mount Albert Senior Citizens Hall on 23 August.

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Cricket: NZ A beat Lions to win Tri-series

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 3:40am

New Zealand A have won their Tri-series with the England Lions and Sri Lanka A, after overcoming the former by seven wickets (D/L Method) in Worcester overnight.

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Investment in international education provides boost

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 3:40am

A plan to launch New Zealand’s first double LLM degree with China, and a marketing alliance targeting German applied science students are two of 18 new initiatives to receive development funding, Education New Zealand announced today.

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Police seek help to locate stolen medical device

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 3:40am

Police are seeking help from the public to locate a piece of medical equipment taken in a burglary in Sydenham in the early hours of Thursday 31st July.

The medical device is a spinal cord stimulator programmer and is one of three in the country.

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Search begins for Waikato's top sportspeople

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 3:40am

Sport Waikato’s hunt for the Waikato’s top sportspeople and officials is on again.

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Damian McKenzie signs with Chiefs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 3:40am

Stand-out New Zealand U20’s player Damian McKenzie has signed with the Chiefs Super Rugby team for the next three years.

The nineteen year-old is a versatile player who specializes playing at first five-eighth, but has proven to be just as comfortable at fullback.

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All Blacks' haka and the cultural meaning of rituals in rugby

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 3:40am

Rituals in sport go far beyond the All Blacks’ haka which will be performed in the opening Rugby Championship match against Australia in Sydney on Saturday night. The haka is one of the most famous rituals in world sport and holds great meaning for the All Blacks and all New Zealanders.

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Fernbaby signs up with Warriors for three years

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

Fernbaby, the company formed to provide a locally-made, high-quality alternative to the Australian and Singaporean-made infant formulas that currently dominate the New Zealand market, today announced it will be a key sponsor of the Vodafone Warriors for the next three years.

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Flooding Taskforce to deliver progress report

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

The Mayoral Flood Taskforce will deliver its final progress report to the Council this Thursday 14 August, outlining short-term flood defence measures that will protect houses in the hardest-hit areas of Christchurch.

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Teachers and principals vote on $359m education proposal

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

Primary school teachers and principals are voting this week on whether or not to reject the government’s controversial $359m "Investing in Educational Success" policy.

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National 'pulling the trigger for increased inequality'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

New Zealand First says the Government should be embarrassed for contributing to inequality, given Auckland Council research shows that gambling is increasing inequality.

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Emergency staff at breaking point - Clark

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

The Southern DHB is so cash-strapped it is failing to fill nursing rosters, Labour’s Associate Health spokesperson David Clark says.

"Every day emergency department nurses arrive at work knowing they are likely to be carrying more than their recommended workload.

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Housing matters to animals too - SAFE

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

Today, 13 August, animal advocacy organisation SAFE, with the help of actor Robyn Malcolm, launches its ‘Housing matters to animals too’ election campaign, urging the public to support those political parties with firm policies banning all factory-farming practices.

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Arianna Huffington to visit NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

Huffington Post Media Group founder is coming to New Zealand thanks to ASB, Anthem, stuff.co.nz, AUT University and The Briefing

Arianna Huffington will be coming to New Zealand for the first time in September.

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Mercedes-Benz to reveal all-new C-Class at Fashion Week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 August 2014 - 2:35am

The all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be unveiled for its first public viewing in the New Zealand market at the upcoming New Zealand Fashion Week from August 25 to 31.

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Choppy trend in July house sales - REINZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 August 2014 - 9:10pm

REINZ, the most up to date source of real estate data in New Zealand, announced today that there were 5,893 dwelling sales in the month of July, down 13.0% on July 2013 and up 2.3% compared to June.

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Chefs to compete in Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 August 2014 - 6:04pm

Red meat is set to star on menus of the country’s top restaurants over the next few months as chefs compete in the Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards.

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Health Ministry 'clueless' about childhood tooth decay patterns

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 August 2014 - 2:25pm

The Ministry of Health has no information about tooth decay profiles across NZ’s children, it admits under the Official Information Act.

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Rotorua mayor invited to address global spa summit

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 August 2014 - 2:25pm

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has been invited to address the 2014 Global Spa and Wellness Summit (GSWS) in Morocco later this month.

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Arson charge after fire at Electoral Commission

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 August 2014 - 2:25pm

A 28 year old female has been arrested and charged with the arson after a fire at the Electoral Commission which occured on 15 July 2014.

The alleged arson was set in an unused kitchen area on one of the floors of Sovereign House used by the Electoral Commission.

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