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Hit and run motorway crash in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 January 2014 - 8:20am

The city bound lanes of the North Western Motorway are currently closed between Lincoln Road and Te Atatu following a hit and run crash.

At about 4 am a Silver Subaru car spun out in the city bound lanes and collided with another car.

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Community seek discussion with The Warehouse about Pah Rd development

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 January 2014 - 8:20am

"Community members are calling on The Warehouse to meet with them to discuss their concerns about the new store being constructed on Pah Rd," says Julie Fairey, Roskill Community Voice member on the Puketapapa Local Board.

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Food labelling doesn't work, NZers getting fatter - research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 January 2014 - 8:20am

Nutritional food labels are not as effective as once thought and could be impacting on the health of New Zealanders, University of Canterbury (UC) research has discovered.

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Shark fin ban confirmed and timetable tightened

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 January 2014 - 8:20am

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith today confirmed the Government’s decision to ban shark finning and have tightened the timetable in response to 45,300 submissions on the National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks.

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Polls show majority oppose secretive TPP deal

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 January 2014 - 8:20am

Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz has joined 1 million people in voicing opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, as a new poll shows that over 61% of the public in key countries reject the secretive nature of the negotiations.

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Car crashes into Pakuranga shop

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 11:50pm

Emergency services were called to a serious crash in Cascades Rd Pakuranga just before 2 am tonight.

A car crashed into a shop in Cascades road and two of the four people in the car have been taken to Middlemore hospital with serious injuries.

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Radford makes it three at Open Water Champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 6:25pm

Rotorua swimmer Kane Radford showed his class in winning his third straight victory at the State New Zealand Open Water Championships in Taupo today.

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Townley to ride at Honda Woodville Motocross GP

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 3:15pm

Ben Townley will ride again and he is entered for the Honda New Zealand Woodville Motocross Grand Prix.

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Front to should reach Cook Strait on Sunday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 8:50am

A front, preceded by strong, moist northwesterlies should reach Cook Strait Sunday night, then clear the North Island Monday night.

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Gisborne water pipe repaired 'but needs to be stabilised'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 8:50am

A huge effort by Gisborne District Council staff and contractors Fulton Hogan has seen Gisborne’s main water pipe reconnected four days after it first broke. The pipeline bringing high quality water down from Mangopoike Dams to the Waingake Treatment Plant broke early on Tuesday morning.

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40% of NZ has considered solar power

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 8:50am

Forty percent of Kiwis have considered installing solar power to counter the rising cost of electricity, according to the findings of a survey of electricity providers.

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Gales possible from Otago to Marlborough and Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 8:50am

A front is forecast to move northwards across the South Island during Sunday, preceded by a strong moist northwest flow.

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Cyclone expected to hit Tonga overnight

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 8:50am

Oxfam New Zealand is ready to respond to cyclone Ian which is due to hit Tonga overnight. Ian is slow moving, which leads to greater destruction, and heavy rain, strong winds, high swells and flash flooding are expected.

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Polly Gillespie and Grant Kereama to present iHeartRadio

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 8:50am

The Radio Network’s (TRN) iHeartRadio and leading radio announcers, Polly Gillespie with Grant Kereama, are set to change the way AM/FM radio has operated in New Zealand. TRN CEO, Jane Hastings says while iHeartRadio is often described as a digital platform it is not an add-on.

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Battle for last Cricket World Cup spots to start

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 7:45am

The ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 (CWCQ) gets under way on Monday 13 January, with 10 of the leading Associate and Affiliate sides in the world vying for the final two qualification

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Cricket: NZ A to tour England

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 7:45am

New Zealand A will travel to the United Kingdom in July for a six week tour, highlighted by a One Day Tri-series against the England Lions and Sri Lanka A.

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Fatal crash in Thames

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 7:45am

Waikato Police and emergency services are at the scene of a fatal vehicle crash on Parawai Road, Thames that occurred at 4.30am this morning.

A single motor vehicle travelling north along Parawai Road has left the road and overturned. A passenger from the vehicle has since died.

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Northtec Fashion And Design Students Gearing Up For Debut Show

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 7:45am

Five NorthTec Fashion and Design students are nervously awaiting their first fashion show next week.

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Knights, Volts book HRV Finals spot, Wizards cling on

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January 2014 - 4:30am

The first two teams to book a spot in this season’s HRV Twenty20 finals have been found with the SKYCITY Northern Knights overtaking the Volts at the head of the table - having boxed out the Auckland Aces for the second time in as many games tonight at Seddon Park.

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First drought then a hail alert for Southern farmers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January 2014 - 6:45pm

The moderate La Ni�a weather pattern drying out Southern farms, now carries the risk of hail this afternoon for inland Southland and central Otago. This development has Federated Farmers hoping for rain instead of severe drought last experienced in 1999 and 1957.

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