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What value is a life worth? - UnitedFuture candidate

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 August 2014 - 2:30am

"I am appalled by the decision to grant a discharge without conviction for the individuals who through the result of their violent actions led to the death of Stephen Dudley" says UnitedFuture candidate for Kelston, Jason Woolston.

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Brief Wintry snap to bring a day or two of cold

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 August 2014 - 2:30am

A brief wintry snap from the Southern Ocean will put the early spring on hold for a day or two as snow falls to low levels in the south and hail showers spread across the nation.

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Chali 2na and the House of Vibe announce NZ tour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 August 2014 - 2:30am

Off the back of a sold out reunion tour with Jurassic 5 this year, Rhythm Group Entertainment are excited to be bringing back founding member CHALI 2NA and his all star band the HOUSE OF VIBE ALL STARS for four shows nationwide.

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Revamped geothermal laboratories open for business

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 August 2014 - 2:30am

New Zealand’s only full service geothermal and groundwater laboratory, unique in the Southern Hemisphere, opened for business this week after a $4 million upgrade.

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Report on Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 August 2014 - 2:30am

Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia has welcomed the Health Select Committee report for the Smokefree Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill saying it is another significant step towards a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025.

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Next young scientists step up

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 August 2014 - 2:30am

Manukau’s next generation of scientists are displaying the results of some innovative research projects at the NIWA Manukau Region Science and Technology Fair from this weekend.

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Maori 'face barriers preventing access' to palliative care

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 August 2014 - 12:20am

Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia says that research reports recently released show that Māori continue to face a number of barriers preventing them from accessing palliative health.

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Levin Police Constable wins Australasian award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 August 2014 - 11:15pm

Levin Police Constable Fiona Barker has become only the second New Zealander in seven years to win the Neighbourhood Watch Australasia Police Commissioner's Award.

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Auckland friendliest city in the world

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 August 2014 - 5:55pm

Auckland has been named the friendliest city in the world by one of the most renowned international luxury travel magazines, Conde Nast Traveller.

The annual readership survey named Auckland as the only New Zealand city to feature in the top ten list.

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Labour 'attacks rural NZ, continues anti-jobs agenda'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 August 2014 - 3:50pm

Environment Minister Amy Adams says Labour’s water tax is a pointed attack on rural New Zealand and small businesses that operate there.

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Vulnerable urged to get flu shots

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 August 2014 - 3:50pm

Reports of the number of flu cases on the West Coast rising have prompted local health professionals to urge everyone, particularly pregnant women, older people and those with other health conditions, to get immunised.

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Greens announce investment in public transport

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 August 2014 - 9:20am

The Green Party will invest over $10 billion in new public transport projects and rail over the next decade, transforming how New Zealanders get around our largest cities.

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