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Prominent television screenwriter to visit NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 May 2014 - 12:30pm

One of the creative forces behind successful television sitcoms Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory will soon be winging his way to New Zealand.

Categories: New Zealand News

Extra money to boost resettlement of refugees

Politics Media Statements - 25 May 2014 - 11:13am

The Government will invest an extra $5.6 million in operating spending over the next four years to help newly arrived quota refugees during their first 12 months in New Zealand, Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says.

Categories: Politics

Victims facing unwelcome long wait for closure - Ardern

Politics Media Statements - 25 May 2014 - 11:09am

Demands placed on the Historic Claims Unit are leading to a drawn out, and potentially distressing, process of redress for victims of historic abuse, Labour’s Children’s spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.

Categories: Politics

Chinese language skills critical to NZ's future - Goff

Politics Media Statements - 25 May 2014 - 11:08am

New Zealand must become more multi-lingual to reflect its increasingly multi-cultural character, says Labour’s Spokesperson on Ethnic Affairs Phil Goff.

Categories: Politics

Candlelight vigil to be held outside John Key's house

Politics Media Statements - 25 May 2014 - 10:57am

Auckland residents will be gathering for a candlelight vigil outside John Key’s Parnell house today.

Categories: Politics

Goat hunter airlifted to Waikato Hospital

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 May 2014 - 10:30am

A goat hunter was frown from the Taumarunui back country to Waikato Hospital with a badly broken lower leg after he fell in steep country The helicopter had to drop personal off on a ridge then used a rescue strop to fly him off the hill

Categories: New Zealand News

Greens unveil party list for election

Politics Media Statements - 25 May 2014 - 9:26am

The Green Party has released a strong party list for the 2014 election that balances proven leadership and experience with fresh new faces.

Categories: Politics

Dimension Data to offer global and local public cloud options

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 May 2014 - 4:05am

Dimension Data will be the first public cloud service provider in New Zealand to offer its clients both global and local cloud solutions, today announcing the addition of an Auckland-based Managed Cloud Platform (MCP), set to launch in the 4th quarter this year.

Categories: New Zealand News

Call for NZ to petition Sudan over mother's death sentence

Politics Media Statements - 24 May 2014 - 11:19pm

Right to Life calls on the New Zealand Government to petition the Sudanese Government to immediately release Mariam Ibrahim from imprisonment.

Categories: Politics

Experimental rock group to launch art exhibition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 10:45pm

A rare Wellington performance by experimental rock group Eye, featuring influential underground musicians, Peter Stapleton, Peter Porteous and Jon Chapman will launch the exhibition ‘what is a life?’ by Kim Pieters at the Adam Art Gallery on Tuesday 27 May.

Categories: New Zealand News

Wind makes power network repairs difficult

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 8:40pm

Field crews are battling high winds as they make repairs to parts of Powerco's electricity network in Wairarapa and Tararua.

The wind is making it difficult to access the damaged network in Tararua to make repairs.

Categories: New Zealand News

Work begins to clear Arthur’s Pass and Haast Pass slips

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 8:40pm

Work is underway clearing the slips at the Arthur’s Pass and Haast Pass which closed the two state highways yesterday.

Categories: New Zealand News

Port of Lyttelton safety 'needs serious attention'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 7:35pm

Safety at the Port of Lyttelton needs serious attention following the second death in two months, the Rail and Maritime Transport Union said today.

Categories: New Zealand News

Veritas buys half of Kiwi Pacific Foods

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 7:35pm

In a move described as "a perfect fit" with its Mad Butcher business, Veritas Investments Limited (NZX:VIL) has acquired a 50 per cent shareholding and joint venture interest in Kiwi Pacific Foods Limited.

Categories: New Zealand News

Z for Zachariah to be shot in NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 7:35pm

Film New Zealand is delighted to announce Z for Zachariah, a film being produced by Hollywood star Tobey Maguire, and his production company Material Pictures along with Palomar Pictures and Zik Zak Filmworks, is being filmed in New Zealand.

Categories: New Zealand News

Chris Ford: Len Brown part of nasty political war that will heat up come next year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 7:35pm

Auckland Mayor Len Brown is the victim of a nasty political war that will only heat up as the 2014 General Election approaches.

Categories: New Zealand News

Council 'confirms Brewer's trip was in gift register'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 7:35pm

Auckland Council Electoral Officer and Public Information Officer Bruce Thomas has confirmed with Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer today that while he did not file a full "Register of Members’ Interests" annual statement by 30 June 2012, Brewer’s much criticised four-day sponsored trip to A

Categories: New Zealand News

Don't invite burglars in - Police

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 7:35pm

Burglars wouldn’t be on your Christmas present list so don’t let them help themselves to your gifts.

The joy of receiving the latest hi-tech gadget you’ve been dreaming of all year could be short lived if you don’t take some basic crime prevention measures.

Categories: New Zealand News

Over 130,000 Kiwis to go without for 40 Hour Famine

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 6:30pm

This weekend one of New Zealand’s most well-loved fundraising events, World Vision’s 40 Hour Famine, is celebrating the big 40. More than 130,000 Kiwis will go without for the 40th time since the event started in 1975.

Categories: New Zealand News

Harcourts crown Matty Ma top sales consultant

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 May 2014 - 6:30pm

She has done it again! Real estate phenomenon Matty Ma has been crowned the top sales consultant in New Zealand for the second year in a row.

Matty received her accolade at the 2014 Harcourts National Awards held this week at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland.

Categories: New Zealand News