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Hawke's Bay liquor premises fail food test

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 10:50pm

Hawke’s Bay liquor premises have been given a sharp reminder about their responsibilities around the provision of food, following recent visits by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board public health staff.

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Fatal crash in Silverdale

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 5:25pm

At approximately 9:30pm last night Waitemata Police located a vehicle that had crashed after it was observed by members of the public travelling at speed and on the wrong side of the road.

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Therapists’ emotional skills under research spotlight

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 3:15pm

How are you feeling? is a query normally reserved for the client in a therapy session. But Massey University psychology researchers are asking therapists that question to find out how socially and emotionally astute they are.

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BNZ Daily Markets Wrap and Strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 11:00am

NZD

The NZD has recovered lost ground in line with the other majors against the USD, with profit-taking the likely culprit (see Majors). NZD/USD climbed 0.8% to 0.7830.

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A 'radiant' start to NeZ's cruise season

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 9:55am

New Zealand’s cruise ship season continues to extend, with Radiance of the Seas arrival in Wellington today (7 October 2014) marking the start of the 2014-15 cruise season.

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Kiwi celebrities lend support for World Sight Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 8:50am

Kiwi celebrities throughout New Zealand have added their voice to an international bid to raise awareness for eye health.

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.

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Low milk price will be hot topic at DairyNZ annual meeting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 8:50am

DairyNZ chairman John Luxton says it’s the first time DairyNZ has held an AGM in South Canterbury. "Our board usually moves around the country to visit different farming areas and alternates between the North and South Islands.

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Icehouse survey shows business growth programmes paying off

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 8:50am

Statistics just released by business growth centre, The Icehouse, show growth rates for established businesses who have invested in Icehouse business growth programmes are over two times higher than the average for NZ businesses.

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Power restored to all but 324 customers in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 8:50am

Vector wishes to advise that all but 324 customers have been restored overnight. Crews worked in very challenging weather conditions with hail, rain and wind hampering their efforts.

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Low fat diet sees heart disease rates drop

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 7:45am

New Zealanders have never been healthier in terms of heart disease with death rates plummeting since the 1960s, according to cardiac epidemiologist, Professor Rod Jackson.

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Golf: Best of the Best in New Zealand

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 7:45am

"The Hills has the loveliest aesthetics, the most impressive conditioning and the best ambience of all New Zealand golf courses."

Piece of Paradise

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Right to Life disappointed 'designer baby' approved

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 7:45am

Right to Life is disappointed that the Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology [ACART] has given approval for a designer baby.

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Japanese horses have kiwi connection

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 7:45am

Three Japanese horses who raced in the prestigious Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe race overnight have a unique kiwi connection - they’re partly fueled by a New Zealand equine feed product grown on the fields of Reporoa, New Zealand.

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Cigna to sponsor Wellington Round the Bays

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 7:45am

Sport Wellington has announced a new major partnership in conjunction with their award winning event Wellington Round the Bays.

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Auckland's volcanic field used to study Mars

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 7:45am

Auckland’s volcanic field is being used in a new study to determine whether ground or surface water, and therefore life, may have existed on Mars.

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NZ beef interests represented at beef alliance in Texas

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 6:40am

The Trans Pacific Partnership will be a hot topic when the members of the Five Nations Beef Alliance get together in Texas this week.

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Very 'farmy' farm day proved great fun for families

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 6:40am

One of the ‘farmiest’ ever Ambury Farm Days hosted at Ambury Regional Park entertained more than 20,000 people this year.

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MediaWorks referred to Police for election day statements

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 6:40am

On 6 October 2014, the Electoral Commission referred MediaWorks for statements made on election day by an announcer on its station, George FM.

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Library holds workshops to celebrate Greats and Grands Month

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 6:40am

The Invercargill Library is providing a series of free workshops for elderly people, including social media training, as part of the celebration of Greats and Grands Month 2014.

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Bingham Cup, NZRU and sexual diversity

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 October 2014 - 6:40am

Rainbow Wellington applauds 60 Minutes’ coverage of The Bingham Cup, gay rugby’s world cup, held in Sydney in August (Prime TV, 29/9/14). The New Zealand Rugby Union’s contribution to that programme is less meritorious, says Rainbow Wellington Chair Rawa Karetai.

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