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Quality products and NZ interests should be protected - Huo

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 July 2014 - 5:30pm

The temporary suspension of anti-dumping duties, beginning today, on residential building materials made offshore cannot be an excuse to allow substandard products into New Zealand, says Labour Associate spokesperson for Building and Construction Raymond Huo.

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Change of governance proposed in Māori language strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 July 2014 - 6:55am

Strengthening the focus on whānau, hapū and iwi, and consolidating Māori leadership, are the key principles underpinning the proposed new Māori Language Strategy which the Minister of Māori Affairs, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, has released today for consultation with Māori language stakeholders.<

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Howling Bells to play at The Tuning Fork

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 July 2014 - 1:40am

Vector Arena by arrangement with Artist Voice are proud to announce the return of bohemian rock'n’roll outfit Howling Bells to New Zealand to play at The Tuning Fork on Saturday 13th September.

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Protecting Papatuanuku 'a priority' for MANA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 July 2014 - 12:40am

"Big ups to Greenpeace for their Climate Voter initiative www.climatevoter.org.nz", said Hone Harawira, MANA leader and MP for Tai Tokerau.

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Project Butterfly wins Nelson Tasman Community Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 July 2014 - 12:40am

A group of volunteers behind a healing memorial pathway that pays tribute to children gone too soon called Project Butterfly were tonight recognised at the Trustpower Nelson Tasman Community Awards as the Supreme Winner.

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Winner of Nelson and Tasman Youth Spirit Award announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 11:35pm

Four of Nelson and Tasman’s talented and generous youth were acknowledged tonight through the Trustpower Youth Community Spirit Award, with Tullia Wilson from Golden Bay High School being named as the winner of the Award.

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Cold outbreak bringing snow to parts of NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 11:35pm

A very cold southerly airstream is expected to move onto the lower South Island overnight Tuesday, and onto the North Island during Wednesday.

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Kiwi politicians blind to mesh surgery disasters - DSC

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 11:35pm

Growing concerns here and overseas about the horrendous consequences suffered by patients whose mesh surgery has gone terribly wrong appear to be lost on most New Zealand politicians, according to the Democrats for Social Credit Party’s (DSC) health spokesman David Tranter.

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Local govt proactive on risk management

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 11:35pm

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has kicked off two major pieces of work looking at risk management initiatives within local and regional New Zealand.

Natural Hazards Management

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Penny the Pirate to raise awareness of children's eye health

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 10:30pm

In a bid to raise awareness of children’s eye health and improve the vision of children across New Zealand, OPSM has released Penny the Pirate, the world’s first children’s book and app that has turned eye screenings into a fun, interactive, illustrated book.

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Night Skiing kicks off at Coronet Peak

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 10:30pm

Night Skiing at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak kicked off over the weekend (June 27 and 28) with crisp clear nights and plenty of fun on the snow.

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Cricket Australia and NZ Cricket progress day-night test plans

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 10:30pm

Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket have progressed plans to stage an historic day-night test match, possibly as early as the 2015-16 season.

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Postie Plus to continue to trade

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 9:30pm

David Bridgman and Colin McCloy, as Administrators of Postie Plus, have today announced that they expect it will be another two to three weeks before the current conditional agreement concerning the sale of the Postie Plus business becomes unconditional and can be completed.

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Plant closure re-ignites plans for new marine hub

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July 2014 - 4:05pm

A huge harbor-side industrial complex which once housed one of New Zealand’s premier luxury yacht-building companies has been placed on the market for sale - re-igniting the potential for the establishment of a large-scale domestic-focused marine industry hub in its place.

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