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Trainee teachers to benefit from education portal - Kaye

Politics Media Statements - 23 July 2014 - 10:41am

Teacher-training institutions can now access a digital resource that enables schools to share learning resources and best practices, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.

Categories: Politics

Basin flyover decision 'an opportunity for capital'

Politics Media Statements - 23 July 2014 - 10:37am

The decision to reject the proposed flyover at the Basin Reserve must be taken as an opportunity to properly fund Wellington’s transport future and must not be used as an excuse to take resources away from the capital, Wellington Labour MPs Grant Robertson and Annette King say.

Categories: Politics

New drug analyser to save time and money - Wagner

Politics Media Statements - 23 July 2014 - 10:26am

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border.

Categories: Politics

Engineering reports on Wanaka Community Pool released

Politics Media Statements - 23 July 2014 - 10:14am

Queenstown Lakes District Council has released two independent engineering reports into the seismic capacity of the Wanaka Community Pool building.

Categories: Politics

Don't apologise for putting family first, Mr Cunliffe - Family First

Politics Media Statements - 23 July 2014 - 7:36am

Family First NZ says Labour leader David Cunliffe should not be apologising for putting his family first and having some holiday time with them.

Categories: Politics

NZ farmers miss out on $120m a year windfall - expert

Politics Media Statements - 23 July 2014 - 7:30am

New Zealand farmers would be paid to pollute if they participated in the country’s emissions trading scheme under current policy settings, University of Canterbury forestry expert Professor Euan Mason says.

Categories: Politics

InternetNZ releases submission on proposed UBA changes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 3:35am

InternetNZ has today released its submission to the Commerce Commission on the Commission's UBA Variants consultation paper, along with a legal opinion that offers some sharp perspectives on Chorus's proposals.

Categories: New Zealand News

Allowing NZers to sell homes to foreigners 'benefits NZers'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 2:30am

By Jamie Whyte, ACT New Zealand

Categories: New Zealand News

Regional growth requires better regulation - BusinessNZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 2:30am

BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the regions hold great economic potential which could be unlocked with the right policies.

Categories: New Zealand News

Judges set to taste over 1,150 wines

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 2:30am

With a record number of wines entered in the New World Wine Awards this year, the independent panel of 13 wine experts will spend three days in early August, compared to two in previous years, judging every wine using the same internationally recognised system as other leading wine competitions.<

Categories: New Zealand News

Wine competition delivers 85 gold medals

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 2:30am

The 2014 Spiegelau International Wine Competition, held last week in Marlborough, has awarded 85 gold medals, 199 silver and 536 bronze medals resulting in over 60% of all wines judged receiving an accolade.

Categories: New Zealand News

Pua Magasiva new Move60 Ambassador

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

Popular actor, radio announcer and fitness advocate, Pua Magasiva, was today announced as an Ambassador for the Move60 programme.

Categories: New Zealand News

National War Memorial Park 'on target'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

Work towards the National War Memorial Park is progressing well and is on target for the opening to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings on 25 April 2015, Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson said today.

Categories: New Zealand News

Teams For Inaugural WBC

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

Wellington, June 17 NZPA - Teams for the inaugural Women's Basketball Championship starting tomorrow:-

North Harbour: Chelsea Terei, Pip Charlesworth, Charmian Purcell, Joyce Ramos, Justine Reed, Chanel Pompallier, Karlene Kingi, Te Rina Noon, Mieke Elkington. Coach: Brett Goebel.

Categories: New Zealand News

Traveller arrested for importing methamphetamine

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

A 38 year-old Singaporean man has appeared in the Manukau District Court today, charged with importing methamphetamine with an estimated street value of up to $50,000.

Categories: New Zealand News

Arrest made in South Auckland pawn shop double homicide

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

Counties Manukau Detectives have arrested a 25 year old male in relation to the double Homicide at the Takanini Ezy Cash Store yesterday afternoon.

He was taken into custody without incident outside the Huntly Police Station around midnight.

Categories: New Zealand News

Vickerman 'ready to go to work'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

SKYCITY Breakers Head Coach Dean Vickerman has returned from a two-club cross-code visit in Australia, one in which he was just as much in demand for information as he was looking to learn himself from the Sydney Rabbitohs (NRL) and the Sydney Swans (AFL).

Categories: New Zealand News

Golf: Hank Says Tiger Is Slicing.

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

Shock horror is it possible Tiger is suffering from the perennial problem experienced by the average golfer?
 

Categories: New Zealand News

Tsunami Response Test A Success - Civil Defence

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

Wellington, Oct 20 NZPA - An exercise to test New Zealand's ability to respond to a massive tsunami has been a success, says the head of Civil Defence.

Categories: New Zealand News

New book reflecting on the Berlin scene

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July 2014 - 1:25am

Turkish gay clubs, record labels, Russendisko, electronic music festivals and night-time club culture are just some of the subjects explored in a new book of essays about the cultural scenes of Berlin.

Categories: New Zealand News