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Future band The Beop to perform at Cuba Dupa

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 10:50am

The Beop are a band like no other. Performing with extra-ordinary instruments from the 7th dimension, they communicate their songs through time via a hi-tech physical structure that enables their transmogrification to bring electronic future-punk to the people of the 21st Century.

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Unitec betrays it's trust - QPEC

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 9:45am

Unitec's management is betraying the trust of its students, staff and the public, says the Quality Public Education Coalition (QPEC).

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Teams named for Taranaki’s Fifa U-20 matches

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 9:45am

The teams that will square off at Stadium Taranaki during the FIFA U-20 World Cup have been named!

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Policewoman, diplomat and CEO awarded honorary doctorates

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 8:40am

A policewoman, a diplomat and a chief executive will be awarded honorary doctorates at the University of Canterbury graduation ceremonies in April.

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Nominations open for MMF Music Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 8:40am

The MMF Music Managers Awards celebrate the behind the scenes superstars of the New Zealand music industry. The managers who help some of New Zealand’s favourite artists and bands achieve fantastic results both at home and internationally.

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Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 8:40am

Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Arts Access Awards, presented annually by Arts Access Aotearoa, close on Friday 2 March 2015.

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Another taxpayer hand-out to SkyCity revealed - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 8:40am

The Government must say why it removed a ban in the convention centre agreement prohibiting SkyCity from using former TVNZ land for anything other than the convention centre, and why it apparently ignored officials advice that the entire deal needed to be revalued as a result, the Green Party say

Categories: New Zealand News

Massive flash lights up NZ's night skies

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 8:40am

A massive flash of light has lit up the skies of New Zealand tonight - followed by booms according to WeatherWatch.co.nz readers and social medial sites.

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Sport NZ honours Barbara Kendall with Leadership Award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 8:40am

Barbara Kendall has tonight been honoured at the 52nd Halberg Awards with the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an influential sports leader.

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Hawke’s Bay transport systems up for discussion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

The future of Hawke’s Bay’s transport systems are up for discussion at Friday’s Regional Transport Committee meeting.

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Finance Minister to present Budget on 21 May

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

Budget 2015 will be presented on Thursday, 21 May, Finance Minister Bill English said today.

"This will be the National-led Government’s seventh Budget and our ongoing commitment to spending restraint means the public finances continue to improve significantly each year.

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‘Now it’s in your hands’ students tell university councils

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations The Government passed its widely-panned Education Amendment Bill in a rush through Parliament last night.

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Ultra-fast broadband uptake quadruples in past two years

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

The rate at which people are signing up for the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network is accelerating with uptake quadrupling in the past two years, Communications Minister Amy Adams said today.

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U-20 World Cup draw brings Germany and Brazil to Christchurch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

The FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 draw took place in Auckland on Tuesday 10 February and sees Germany, Fiji, Uzbekistan, and Honduras based in Christchurch for Group F matches, with additional fixture from Group E featuring Brazil and North Korea.

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Changes to Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced changes to the make-up of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC).

John Marshall QC has advised the Minister he does not wish to be reappointed as Chief Commissioner, once he has completed his term in March.

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Battle lines drawn over EDUCANZ - PPTA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

PPTA members will not stand by idly while democracy is stripped from the teachers council, says president Angela Roberts.

Categories: New Zealand News

NZ's future lies with China - PwC report

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February 2015 - 7:35am

Despite a projected slowdown in Chinese growth after around 2020, the global economic power shift away from the established advanced economies in North America, Western Europe and Japan, will continue over the next 35 years, according to the latest report from PwC economists, The World in 2050: W

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Govt undermines university councils - QPEC

Politics Media Statements - 12 February 2015 - 6:21am

Government has this week undermined democracy in universities and wananga, says the Quality Public Education Coalition (QPEC). The Education Amendment Bill, passed Feb 10, takes away the legal right for staff and students to elect representatives to their governing councils.

Categories: Politics

Another taxpayer hand-out to SkyCity revealed - Greens

Politics Media Statements - 11 February 2015 - 11:00pm

The Government must say why it removed a ban in the convention centre agreement prohibiting SkyCity from using former TVNZ land for anything other than the convention centre, and why it apparently ignored officials advice that the entire deal needed to be revalued as a result, the Green Party say

Categories: Politics

Action needed now on rural suicides - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 February 2015 - 8:55pm

The number of farmers committing suicide is a national disgrace, says New Zealand First.

"New Zealand has lost 169 farmers to suicide and 120 people have died on farms in workplace accidents since 2008," says New Zealand First Health Spokesperson Barbara Stewart.

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