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Govt must listen to councils on recycling scheme - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

The Green Party is reiterating its call for legislation that would mean people could be paid for recycling drink containers, after 90 percent of the country’s councils voted for container recycling legislation at the weekend.

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Industry training leaders gathering for national conference

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

Industry training leaders gather at Te Papa in Wellington this week to celebrate two decades as a Federation, and plan for future growth, as more New Zealanders gain qualifications on-the-job as industry trainees and apprentices.

Categories: New Zealand News

Pink Lady Apples launch '5-Minute Take a Bite for Breast Cancer' challenge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

What can you do in five minutes to improve your health?

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Tonga Prime Minister to visit NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

Prime Minister John Key today announced Tonga Prime Minister Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva will visit New Zealand later this week.

"I am very pleased to welcome Mr Pohiva to New Zealand on his first official visit as Prime Minister," Mr Key says.

Categories: New Zealand News

Palino promises to restore power to local boards in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino today promised to restore local government in Auckland by restoring rating powers to local authorities.

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Olympic Athletes Village ready for NZ athletes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

New Zealand Olympic Committee Chef de Mission Rob Waddell has confirmed the New Zealand team are moving into the Rio 2016 Olympic Athletes Village from today.

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Future proofing project launched at LGNZ conference

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

How New Zealand faces up to dramatic changes over the next 30 years is the focus of a major programme of work launched by Local Government New Zealand at its 2016 Conference today.

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Back to the future with bottle deposit scheme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

Palmerston North City Council’s call for a ‘cash for drinking containers’ recycling scheme has received the backing of other New Zealand local authorities.

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NZOC supports IOC decision on Russia

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has confirmed its support for the IOC's decision not accept the entry of any Russian athlete to the Rio Olympic Games, unless they can prove without doubt to be clean.

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What's in a Name?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 min 14 sec ago

In Coke Australia's latest marketing ploy they have decided to personalise their product by putting names on the labels. Not just the Coke name, no, but YOUR name. Whatever your name is, I'm pretty darn sure it's on a Coke bottle. You lucky son of a gun, you!

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Four new NZTech board members appointed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 hours 6 min ago

SparkTank chief executive Rachel Kelly and Augen Software group director Mitchell Pham are among four new board members who have been voted on to the board at NZTech.

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July could end with big polar blast

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 hours 36 min ago

It's still a bit windy for some areas today but compared to the weekend Monday is a much calmer day across the country as gales finally blow out to our east for the most part, and showers ease.

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Social media biggest change in local elections, says electoral officer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 hours 36 min ago

Warwick Lampp has presided over 11 council elections nationally and five in Rotorua and is adamant this year's local elections are more challenging because of social media.

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Search for Mary Berrington continuing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 hours 36 min ago

The search for missing Upper Hutt woman Mary Berrington is continuing this morning.

Search and rescue teams will be undertaking an intensive search of properties and out buildings in the immediate vicinity of Mary’s home in Upper Hutt.

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Shearing: Kiwis in charge at Corwen

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 hours 51 min ago

New Zealand shearers John Kirkpatrick and Rowland Smith have had a dramatic and triumphant end to their CP Wool UK tour by winning the final test against Wales and finishing first and second in a hectic-paced Corwen Shears Open final.

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IOC not protecting the integrity of sport - Drug Free Sport NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 7 hours 51 min ago

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is not holding back in its criticism of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics despite overwhelming evidence of state-sponsored doping.

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Silver Fern Farms board 'misleads shareholders again'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 hours 6 min ago

New Zealand First says the Board of Silver Fern Farms is telling industrial sized porkies designed to scare its shareholders into again backing a Chinese takeover of their co-op.

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Reserve Bank’s mandate is broken - Labour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 hours 6 min ago

Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson told TV One’s Q+A programme that the Reserve Bank’s mandate is broken.

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