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Crunch time for Share Farmer finalists

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

Judging is underway in the 2016 New Zealand Share Farmer of the Year competition, with the 11 finalists having just two hours to make an impression on the judges.

Categories: New Zealand News

1 million doses of influenza vaccine distributed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says more than one million doses of seasonal influenza vaccine have now been distributed across the country.

Categories: New Zealand News

New Community Leadership Fund announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

The Community Leadership Fund - Hapori Whakatipu, will benefit communities across New Zealand by strengthening the level of support available to organisations providing leadership and capability building, says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew.

Categories: New Zealand News

April new vehicle registrations remain buoyant - MIA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says "healthy regional economies in Auckland and Christchurch combined with continued strong net immigration and competitive pricing drove the strongest new vehicles registrations in the month of April since 1982.

Categories: New Zealand News

Mobility scooter related trauma on the rise

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

Surgeons meeting in Brisbane this week have been told that mobility scooters can pose a risk to their driver and the general public, and related injuries are on the rise.

Categories: New Zealand News

Silver Fern Farms corrects 'misleading statements' by Winston Peters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

In the interests of its shareholders, the Company wishes to correct the grossly misleading statements made today by Mr Peters.

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Don't get caught by phishing scams this summer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

Never give anyone your PIN or internet banking username or password said the New Zealand Bankers’ Association as we head into the summer holidays.

"Your bank will never ask you for this confidential information," said New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Kirk Hope.

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St John Roxburgh wins Central Otago District Community Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

St John Roxburgh has won the Supreme Award at the 2016 Trustpower Central Otago District Community Awards.

The Awards were announced and presented tonight (Monday 2 May) at a function at the Orchard Gardens, Clyde.

Categories: New Zealand News

Nepal earthquake one year on

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

A year on from the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, the Himalayan Trust builds the foundations for safer, stronger school facilities across the mountainous Everest region.

Categories: New Zealand News

Growing ranks of divorced and widowed live alone

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 min 17 sec ago

More and more people are living alone, most often because they are divorced, separated, or widowed, according to new research by Statistics New Zealand.

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Telco 'model under threat' as businesses move to over the top services

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 16:05

Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) uptake among New Zealand businesses has reached a tipping point enabling a rapid transformation of the local telecommunications industry according to an industry expert.

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Elderly woman's death reminder to check smoke alarms, and get out fast

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 12:20

Firefighters say the death of a 79-year old Whanganui woman following a house fire, last Thursday 22 April, could have been prevented with a working smoke alarm.

Categories: New Zealand News

Breastfed babies 'need Vitamin D supplements'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 11:05

Exclusively breastfed babies and young children in New Zealand should be on a Vitamin D supplement, say health experts. Vitamin D deficiency is a growing threat in New Zealand with one in five babies at risk of rickets, a serious bone disorder, due to low Vitamin D levels.

Categories: New Zealand News

Golf: Sam Neill – Captain of the R&A

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 09:50

“Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand actor. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as palaeontologist Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III.”

Categories: New Zealand News

Working group meets to discuss payroll issues

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 07:20

Labour Inspectorate General Manager George Mason today issued this statement on behalf of a joint industry-government working group:

Categories: New Zealand News

Asthma medicines a struggle for many countries - study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 06:05

The availability, pricing and affordability of three essential asthma medicines varies greatly according to a new study of 52 low-and middle-income countries.

Categories: New Zealand News

TruScreen starts export of new cancer screening device

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 06:05

Cancer technology company TruScreen Limited (NZAX: TRU) advises that supply and export of its second generation cervical cancer screening device, known as TruScreen Ultra, has commenced with initial shipments to Latin America (Mexico) and the Middle East (Jordan).

Categories: New Zealand News

Mighty River Power moving to single brand - Mercury

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 06:05

Mighty River Power and Mercury Energy will become one brand later this year.

Chief Executive, Fraser Whineray, says a single new Mercury brand will "bring the Company’s near century-long heritage together with our customer-driven innovation".

Categories: New Zealand News