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Berry to stand for Auckland mayoralty in 2016

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 7:30pm

Following speculation over the last couple of weeks, Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry has confirmed he will be contesting the Auckland Mayoralty as well as standing for Council in the ward of Albany.

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Result: Kia Magic defeat Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 6:25pm

Kia Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic showed they had learned an important lesson after delivering an all-important 63-57 away win against the dangerous Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel in Invercargill on Saturday.

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Four Lotto players take home $250,000 each

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 6:25pm

Four lucky Lotto players from Auckland, Kaukapakapa, Waimauku and Palmerston North will be celebrating after winning $250,000 each with Lotto First Division tonight.

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Football: Auckland City FC start with win over Suva

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 6:25pm

Auckland City FC is off to a winning start at the OFC Champions League after a comfortable 3-0 win over Suva at ANZ Stadium in Fiji today.

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'No box ticking approach' to becoming CIO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 6:25pm

Successful CIOs are no longer senior executives who have spent their career in IT. They increasingly have spent time working in the broader business world in order to act as an effective interface between IT and the business and, critically, deliver business outcomes.

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Havelock North's Romanes Park opens Sunday 10am

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 5:25pm

The first of three new places to play in Havelock North is being officially opened on Sunday (12 April).

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Govt 'set to miss' first significant deadline on climate target

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 5:25pm

The National Government looks set to miss the first United Nations (UN) deadline to submit its emissions reduction target for 2030, the Green Party said today.

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Chch duathlon a hit amongst the Orana Park wildlife

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 4:20pm

A unique event was enjoyed by all who took part in the final round of the Sovereign Tri Series at the Christchurch Duathlon at Orana Wildlife Park today, as even the weather seemed to recognize the importance of the occasion with showers clearing to a largely fine if cool day.

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Teenager killed in Oropi crash named

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 10:55am

An 18-year-old man who died in a fatal crash on Mountain Road, Oropi last night (Friday, 10 April) can now be named as Levi Green from Tauranga. He was driving a white Nissan Cefiro which crashed after failing to stop for police.

A serious crash investigation is continuing.

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IRD faces 'Novapay on steroids' - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April 2015 - 6:40am

Inland Revenue’s runaway information technology transformation projects are being likened to Novapay with another Australian contractor right at its centre, says New Zealand First.

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EFF busts podcasting patent

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 8:55pm

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invalided key claims in the so-called "podcasting patent" today after a petition for review from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)-a decision that significantly curtails the ability of a patent troll to threaten podcasters big and small.

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34% more operations for Bay of Plenty DHB patients

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 8:55pm

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says more Bay of Plenty DHB patients are receiving the elective surgeries they need compared to six years ago.

"Delivering more elective surgeries has been a priority for this Government," says Dr Coleman.

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National sports comp for physically disabled young kiwis opens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 7:50pm

The 2015 Halberg Junior Disability Games - a national three day sports competition for physically disabled and visually impaired young people aged eight to 21 - has officially opened tonight with a ceremony at the Avantidrome in Cambridge.

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Fagan gets past early hurdles in national shearing champs swanson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 6:50pm

Shearing legend David Fagan has made it safely past the first hurdle in his search for a 17th New Zealand Championships Open title in his last shear at the big event in home-town Te Kuiti.

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Police appeal for public’s help following sexual assault

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 6:50pm

Canterbury Police are appealing for witnesses to a sexual assault and theft which is reported to have occurred around 3am on Easter Sunday (5 April 2015) near the intersection of Ferry Road and Nursery Road.

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Hell has no time for zero-hour contracts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 6:50pm

The recent focus on zero-hour employment contracts has lead Hell to review and revise its policy regarding the practice. From today, employees of all 65 Hell Pizza franchises are guaranteed fixed weekly hours, which will be reflected in new employment contracts by June 1 2015.

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Youth homelessness 'needs a closer look'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 6:50pm

April 15th is Youth Homelessness Matters Day, and social development agency Lifewise and youth development organisation Youthline have teamed up to raise awareness about youth homelessness in New Zealand.

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Aggravated robbery in Lower Hutt

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 6:50pm

Between 8 and 8:25pm on Thursday the 9th of April 2015 a 22 year old female has been a victim of an aggravated robbery on the stop bank in the vicinity of Hutt Valley High School.

The offenders have been described as two teenage males, ethnicity not known.

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Tuvalu Telecommunications signs broadband deal with Kacific

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 4:40pm

Kacific Broadband Satellites today announced that it has signed a five year agreement with Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation (TTC) to provide high speed bandwidth to the company and the people of Tuvalu.

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Police urge caution on slippery Waikato roads

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April 2015 - 5:50am

As emergency services work at the scene of a fatal collision between a truck and a car on a busy Waikato Highway, the District's senior road policing officer urges caution on what are considered slippery driving conditions.

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