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Kiwis being targeted by drug syndicates

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 08:20

Transnational criminal networks are targeting and recruiting people to act as drug couriers, by either duping or enticing them, and New Zealanders should be aware of the risks, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.

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Equestrian: Biarritz bags second world cup win

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 08:20

A little pep talk from trainer Jeff McVean proved just the ticket for Sam Morrison in the Country TV World Cup round at the Feilding A and P Show last night.

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NZ investors have swung behind Synthase Biotech

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 07:05

New Zealand investors have swung behind Synthase Biotech with an injection of $800,000 in the start-up’s first capital raising outside of its founding group.

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Fed Farmers making a difference for Hastings farmers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 07:05

As 2016 draws to a close Federated Farmers has made some substantial ground towards helping Hastings district farmers tackle the burden of increasing compliance obligations.

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'Flawed proposal' to cut Auckland sexual health specialists

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 07:05

"People already struggling to access sexual health treatment in the Auckland region could face even more of an uphill battle if changes to the sexual health service proposed by Auckland District Health Board bosses go ahead," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medi

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InterContinental Hotels Group to go cage-free - SAFE

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 07:05

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced they will use only cage-free eggs worldwide by 2025. IHG operates seven hotels in New Zealand under the Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and InterContinental brands.

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Football: Vicelich cautious ahead of Kashima Antlers clash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 07:05

Ivan Vicelich knows a thing or two about what it takes to win games at a FIFA Club World Cup.

The 40-year-old former All Whites legend is assistant coach of Auckland City FC after a playing career that left few boxes unticked.

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Motorsport: Winning double whammy from Honda family

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 07:05

By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ

Like father, like son ... 49-year-old Tony Rees and his 21-year-old son Damon gave Honda a winning double whammy as this season's pre-nationals Suzuki Series kicked into life at Taupo's Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at the weekend.

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Movie Review – The Kid With A Bike

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 6 December, 2016 - 07:05

I’ve seen lots of French films over the years, but I don’t think many Belgium ones, which is exactly where this film was from.

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Botched Waikato plan a disaster - HortNZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 12:20

The Waikato Regional Council (WRC) should withdraw the entire notified Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 to allow full and proper consultation, rather than slicing up the region, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.

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Hamilton Central 'pop up' library opens today

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 11:05

Hamilton Central Libraries’ " pop up" library opens today in the Reception Lounge of the Hamilton City Council’s main Municipal Building.

The Reception Lounge is on the ground floor of the building, in the Council Chamber wing of the building. Entry is from Civic Square.

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Joyce on dairy: Don’t have a cow, man - Clark

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 11:05

Another plunge in the price of milk powder overnight will be part of a $6 billion blow to the economy - showing the risk of putting all New Zealand's eggs in the dairy basket, Labour's Economic Development Spokesperson, David Clark.

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Council to step up following Waikato SPCA closure

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 11:05

Hamilton City Council is preparing to help fill a gap in animal care following the closure of the Waikato SPCA centre.

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Partial withdrawal of Healthy Rivers Wai Ora notification

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 09:50

Part of the northeast Waikato is to be withdrawn from the currently notified Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 - Waikato and Waipa River Catchments to allow for consultation with Hauraki iwi to occur.

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Fatal crash in Tauranga

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 09:50

One person has died following a crash in Tauranga overnight.

In the early hours of this morning a car has crashed into a house on Otumoetai Road.

The driver has died while a passenger received moderate injuries and was taken to Tauranga Hospital.

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Auckland Police attend fatal Remuera crash between car and pedestrians

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 09:50

Emergency services are attending a fatal crash on Shaw Road, Remuera following a collision between a car and two pedestrians shortly before 9am this morning, Sunday 4 September 2016.

One pedestrian has died and the other is in a serious condition.

The driver is uninjured.

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Graeme Taylor appointed to Sport Hawke's Bay board

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 08:35

Napier City Councillor Graeme Taylor has been appointed to the board of Sport Hawke’s Bay at its Annual General Meeting today.

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Xero and BizDojo launch StepUp mentoring programme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 08:35

Xero (@Xero) and BizDojo today announced the launch of a new mentoring programme to help entrepreneurs in early stage innovative companies accelerate their growth.

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Milk tankers to get access to Kaikoura

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 08:35

The Government has welcomed news that milk tankers and other essential freight will be given priority access in and out of Kaikoura on the inland road (route 70) from next week.

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2017 Dairy Awards receives 424 entries

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 5 December, 2016 - 08:35

A total of 424 entries have been received in the 2017 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, a result General Manager Chris Keeping says is fantastic given the economic climate in the industry over the past few years.

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