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Tea drinkers 'at greater risk from fluoride harm'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 March 2016 - 6:55pm

Many, if not most, tea drinkers are consuming a dose of fluoride likely to negatively affect their health, according to a study published last week in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

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Free rock concert coming to Lincoln

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 March 2016 - 1:40pm

Four great local rock bands will be playing at the Ministry of the Mind Annual Rock Concert on Saturday 12 March from 4 to 8pm. This is a free, family friendly, all ages rock and roll concert on Lincoln Green (by Lincoln Library).

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Council to cover show cancellation costs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 10:40pm

Hamilton City Council will cover the costs of Hamilton Operatic Society's cancellation of its planned season of Mary Poppins at Founders Theatre.

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Former coach talks 'top tips' with young league players

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 9:35pm

Australian rugby league football coach and former New Zealand Warriors coach Ivan Cleary had a captive audience when he arrived in Queenstown yesterday (Monday March 7) to play in the BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open.

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Golf: Five players to watch during NZ Open

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 8:35pm

Arriving in Queenstown, players will be hard pressed to focus on their games this week with one of the most stunning backdrops set to distract.

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Unite Union hails legal end to zero hour contracts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 8:35pm

Unite Union has welcomed the legal end to zero-hour contracts in New Zealand.

This is a product of the successful campaign that Unite Union waged last year to end their use in the fast food industry.

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Corrections to automatically advise CYF when child abuse prisoners released

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 8:35pm

A new process for Corrections to notify Child Youth and Family about released prisoners who may pose a risk to children has begun, Corrections Minister Judith Collins announced today.

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Motocross: Top talent heads to Rotorua

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 8:35pm

By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ

It's now or never for title hopefuls to step up and be counted in this season's New Zealand Motocross Championships.

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Waikato Uni professor says flood responses lacking

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 8:35pm

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.

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Agreement between Scion and Finnish research company

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

A research collaboration agreement signed by Scion and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland gives New Zealand better access to global opportunities in the bioeconomy says Scion CEO Warren Parker.

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Union members targeted in AFFCO Talley's Rangiuru layoff - NZMWU

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

Two union delegates reinstated on an interim basis just over a week ago by the Employment Relations Authority are among more than 100 union members who have been laid off at the AFFCO Talley’s Meat Works in Rangiuru in a plan that appears to be designed by the Talley’s Group to defy court rul

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'Myths' behind tech solutions to aviation's climate change crisis explored

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

Climate-damaging emissions from aviation will continue to rise despite the best efforts of the airline industry to make air travel sustainable, a new study co-authored by a University of Otago researcher suggests.

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Day two - Six Nations: Mixed day for NZ on the greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

The second day of competition at the Six Nations Bowling tournament was held at the Fendalton Bowling Club Christchurch and has provided some highs for the Blackjacks but also a couple of disappointing games that will leave some players wondering what might have been.

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Major victory for pest control operation in the Hunua Ranges

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

Auckland Council’s biggest ever pest control operation has chalked up a major victory for the endangered kōkako with dozens of new chicks hatching in the Hunua Ranges this summer.

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NZDF supports rebuild in remote Fiji island

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

Around 270 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) engineers and naval personnel are supporting rebuilding in Fiji’s remote northern Lau islands devastated by Tropical Cyclone Winston.

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Lake Wanaka iSITE appoints new manager

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

Lake Wanaka Tourism (LWT), General Manager James Helmore is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Wisniewski as the new manager of the Wanaka iSITE.

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MBIE payroll debacle shows Joyce's terrible management - Clark

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

The MBIE payroll debacle that could run into the millions of dollars shows how badly Steven Joyce has managed the creation of his empire, coming on top of spending scandals and strikes, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesman David Clark.

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International Women's Day 'a day to celebrate Kristine Bartlett'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 March 2016 - 7:32pm

"E tÅ« union member Kristine Bartlett and her fellow workers are the perfect women to celebrate on International Women’s Day," says CTU Vice-President Rachel Mackintosh.

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