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Largest superbowl slide in the NI coming to Palmerston North

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Palmerston North City Council has given final approval for the installation of a range of new outdoor equipment at the Lido Aquatic Centre.

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Phillipstown decision amounts to community bashing - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Minister for Education Hekia Parata has yet again displayed the Government’s high-handed arrogance in ignoring the wishes of parents and staff of Phillipstown School in Christchurch, says New Zealand First.

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LGNZ calls for changes in road funding

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) is calling for central government to review the land transport funding pool to ensure that the funding for local roads is set at the right level, meeting the needs of all New Zealand.

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Mining 'vital to the way we live'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

"Mining is vital to the way we live, and we believe it is time New Zealanders had the facts about how mining is integrated into their everyday lives," announced Straterra CEO Chris Baker, at the launch of Straterra’s Minerals Briefing Paper at Parliament last night.

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Len Brown welcomes LGNZ review of rates

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed Local Government New Zealand’s announcement of a review of local government funding, to find a more sustainable funding model for the future.

Len Brown said:

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Govt workers in Wellington are not 'front line' - Taxpayers' Union

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Responding to the Minister for State Services, Dr Jonathan Coleman’s comments regarding public service staff numbers, Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union says:

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TripAdvisor affirms Rotorua's status as premiere NZ destination

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Rotorua has been named as one of the top spots to visit in New Zealand by the world’s largest travel website Trip Advisor.

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End of an era at Easter Kart Champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

This year's Cresswell Electrical KartSport New Zealand Sprint Championships meeting at Blenheim over the Easter weekend will mark the end of an era for two of the sport's Junior classes, Cadet Raket and Junior Restricted 100cc Yamaha.

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Wise heads want wise response - Mackey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Labour accepts the challenge laid down by the Wise Response group to protect and future-proof New Zealand’s environment and economy.

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Queenstown voted NZ's top destination on Trip Advisor

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 2:30pm

Queenstown has again been named New Zealand’s number one destination in the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Destinations by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel community.

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Boccia: Head Referee appointed for World Champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 April 2014 - 9:15am

Hillsborough man Harvey Brunt is looking forward to the added challenge later this year at the Boccia World Championships in Beijing after being chosen to lead all referees at the second largest boccia event on the planet.

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