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Military to be used against NZ peace flotilla

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 11:55pm

The government has indicated it plans to deploy the NZ military against a peaceful flotilla opposing the entry of warships into Auckland Harbour in November.

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The Ram 2500 is 2016 Australian tow car of the year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 7:40pm

Australia’s leading caravan and recreation vehicle magazine and website, Caravan World, has named the RAM 2500 as its 2016 Tow Car of the Year, putting the newly launched in New Zealand American Ute ahead of all the traditional tow cars as the best choice to tow a caravan.

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Permanent affordable homes still needed - CHA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 5:30pm

Community housing groups have welcomed a government initiative to provide more emergency housing in Auckland, but say more permanent affordable homes are also needed to provide places for people to move to.

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Further details of Dutch Royals visit released

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 3:20pm

Prime Minister John Key today released further details of the visit to New Zealand on 7-9 November by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.

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Return the ballot box to local government elections - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 1:10pm

New Zealand First believes postal voting should be dropped and the country should return to polling booths for local body elections.

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Hands-on experience at DNA Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 1:10pm

What’s living in our soil? Biology pupils look for answers.

The Metagenomics Day, which is in its sixth year, gives local biology pupils the opportunity to learn some of the latest DNA sequencing techniques.

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The Flawed Guru - The Body

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 12:05pm

The Flawed Guru

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NZ moves up Global Competitiveness Index

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 11:00am

New Zealand has been ranked 13th in the Global Competitiveness Index 2016/17 - up three places since 2015/16 and up ten places since 2012/13.

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More housing on its way for vulnerable families

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 11:00am

Vacant Crown land in Auckland will be turned into a 51-home development to provide transitional housing for families before they move into permanent accommodation, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett has announced.

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Leadership roles in schools vacant due to work overload - PPTA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 11:00am

Schools are facing a chronic shortage of middle leaders with over 40 percent of teachers reporting not wanting to take up the roles due to high workload and inadequate compensation.

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Tauranga's civic heart changes adopted in amended long term plan

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 9:55am

The Tauranga City Council has this afternoon formally adopted audited amendments to the Long Term Plan 2015-2025 in its next step to creating Tauranga’s civic heart.

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Kiwi tennis players excel around the world

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 9:55am

It’s been a good week so far for New Zealand tennis players around the world with significant victories in a wide variety of tournaments.

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NZ school rugby teaching lacks character, values - research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 9:55am

University of Canterbury (UC) researcher Dr Blake Bennett’s original doctoral study investigated both New Zealand and Japanese secondary-school rugby environments to examine the influences and intentions of their coaching.

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Union condemns laser strikes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 9:55am

The flight attendants’ union, E tÅ« has condemned a series of laser strikes targeting flights near Auckland and Wellington airports as irresponsible and potentially lethal.

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Foundation research for economic development in Manawatu

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 October 2016 - 9:55am

The newly established Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is undertaking a foundation research project to inform strategy and ensure future activities are targeted.

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Official crime stats for August 2016 released today

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 September 2016 - 2:30pm

Official crime statistics for August 2016 released by Statistics New Zealand today, show that Police recorded 12,529 more victimisations in the twelve months ending August 2016 than in the same period last year, which equates to a 4.8 per cent increase.

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New lifesaving appointments 'a nod to the future'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 September 2016 - 1:25pm

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) has enhanced the level of service it delivers to its communities with two significant senior appointments.

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