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Govt support for UNESCO site 'would benefit Otago winegrowers'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 January 2014 - 7:25am

Central Otago winegrowers are encouraging the government to support a nomination by an influential group of French winegrowers from Burgundy to list their region as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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NZ's All Whites Keen To Leave Their Mark On Slovakia

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 January 2014 - 1:00am

New Zealand's All Whites are relishing the spotlight and basking in a wave of support at home ahead of their World Cup soccer opener against Slovakia in South Africa.

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Represent Mangakino-Pouakani for the council

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 January 2014 - 1:00am

Do you care about Mangakino/Pouakani and want to make the community’s voice heard? You might be the kind of person Taupō District Council is after.

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BNZ Daily markets wrap and strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 January 2014 - 1:00am

NZD

The NZD/USD has started the year on the front foot. It was the strongest performer of its peers on Friday night. It trades around 0.8280 this morning.

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State La Grande Swim returns to Akaroa in February

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 5:30pm

The State La Grande Swim is returning to Akaroa in February for a third year after the event attracted 800 entries last year.

Part of the national Ocean Swim series, it is Christchurch’s largest open water swimming event, with four races to suit all ages and abilities.

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1080: Poisoning Paradise - The Great New Zealand Ecocide

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 3:20pm

If you don’t have a strong stomach, maybe this documentary is not for you. Especially if you are an animal lover. On second thoughts - watch it anyway.

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Agribusiness and Human Rights in Southeast Asia Workshop

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 1:15pm

A landmark workshop, "Human Rights and Business: Plural Legal Approaches to Conflict Resolution, Institutional Strengthening and Legal Reform", is taking place at the Santika Hotel, Kuta, Bali, from today until 1 December 2011, convened by the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights (Komna

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Retro family fun at Tupare Garden Fair

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 10:05am

The splendour of Tupare will be the scene for another New Year Garden Fair on Saturday (11 January) - and this year's event at the iconic New Plymouth property has a retro twist with a family focus.

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Police pelted with bottles while chasing suspect

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 9:00am

In a new twist to the concept of Neighbourhood Support, a fleeing driver tonight received the support of members of her community who hurled bottles at the pursuing police car as she dumped her vehicle and fled on foot.

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Old timers arrive for Manfeild’s 40th birthday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 9:00am

Some of the big name guests for this weekend’s 40th birthday celebrations at Manfeild have already turned up.

Racing cars with particular association to the Feilding circuit are coming in for a Manfeild Stadium display and demonstration duties. The first arrivals rolled in yesterday.

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Great Easter Bunny Hunt

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 7:55am

20th Annual Great Easter Bunny Hunt took place in Alexandra yesterday. Nearly 23,000 rabbits were shot (22,904), as well as 979 hares, 8 pigs, many stoats and a goat. Images are available on request.

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Police try to identify man who collapsed while jogging

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 7:55am

Christchurch Police are seeking information in relation to the identification of an Asian male who collapsed while jogging near Saint Barnabas Church on Fendalton Road, at 8:30am this morning.

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Munro comes in for Aces clash with Wizards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 7:55am

Blackcap Colin Munro will join the Aces for their HRV Twenty20 clash with the Canterbury Wizards in Christchurch today.

Munro joins an otherwise unchanged line-up from the win over the Volts in the last round.

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Heavy rain for the southwest of the South Island

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 7:55am

A front and associated low, preceded by a very moist and strong northwest flow, are expected to move east over central and northern New Zealand during today (Sunday), while an unstable northwesterly flow affects the lower South Island.

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Te reo employment application form a first for local govt

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 7:55am

Horowhenua District Council's new employment application form in Te Reo Maori may just be a first for local government in New Zealand.

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Woman airlifted from Te Urewera Ranges

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 7:55am

This morning Taupo's Greenlea Rescue helicopter was alerted by the RCCNZ to a PLB activation in the Urewera ranges.

The beacon was traced to the Tawhiwhi hut where a 68 year old woman had spent the night vomiting with abdominal pain.

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Rain and gales for the central and lower North Island

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 January 2014 - 3:40am

A front and associated low, preceded by a very moist and strong northwest flow, are expected to move east over central and northern New Zealand during today (Sunday).

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Serious crash near Taupo

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2014 - 9:20pm

A vehicle and truck collided at about 9.30am on SH1 approximately two kilometres north of Oranui Rd near Taupo today.

A southbound vehicle towing a trailer flipped onto its side after clipping a northbound truck on a moderate bend.

The male driver of the vehicle was unharmed.

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Arrests made in Papakura home invasion case

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2014 - 5:00pm

At approximately 1.30am on Saturday 4th January, a Papakura residential address was burgled by five offenders armed with a firearm and knives.

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Chris Ford: This Was the Year That Was - 2013

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 January 2014 - 9:30am

It's that time of year again when both social and traditional media do their end of year story wraps.

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