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Hunua 1080 application update

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2015 - 17:50

The first application of toxic 1080 bait in the Hunua Ranges area is complete and the parklands are expected to reopen later this week.

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Substandard state housing 'highlighted, yet again'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2015 - 17:50

Statement from HRV:

The unfortunate situation of state house tenant Te Ao Marama Wensor and her seven year old son highlights - yet again - the sub-standard condition of much of Housing New Zealand’s properties.

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Trans advocacy group plans hunger strike for trans prisoner

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2015 - 17:50

Transgender and queer activists are planning a hunger strike, demanding the transfer of an incarcerated trans woman to a women’s facility.

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Govt targets put ahead of students' education - Hipkins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2015 - 17:50

The Government must urgently reassess the way it sets NCEA targets after a new report found they are forcing schools to "credit farm" and are undermining the qualification, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

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Dairy farmers urged to breed more beef/dairy calves

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2015 - 17:50

Mating more dairy cows to beef sires and rearing more dairy-beef calves are attractive options for some dairy farmers as they look for ways to supplement their income. With this in mind a farm consultant is urging dairy farmers to focus on value, not cost, when it comes to choosing beef bulls.

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Botched cull 'a self-inflicted disaster for conservation'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2015 - 17:50

The Minister’s claim that a botched cull of one of New Zealand’s rarest birds was a way of getting all New Zealanders involved in conservation is offensive and ludicrous, Labour’s conservation spokesperson Ruth Dyson says.

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Uncles Club revs up at Hampton Downs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2015 - 17:50

Like a lot of competitors in his events, Targa New Zealand owner and event director Peter Martin has been a regular at the Uncles Club track days at Hampton Downs. So when he was offered the opportunity to take over running them Martin didn’t have to think twice.

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Agreement secures future for Bay of Islands Recreation Centre

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 19:35

The future of Bay of Islands Recreation Centre in Kawakawa is looking more certain, thanks to an agreement between Sport Northland, Far North District Council and Bay of Islands College.

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Light Nelson gears up for 2016

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 18:20

‘Light Nelson’, the city’s winter light festival, is back in business and looking to be better and brighter than before from July 8-12 next year (2016).

After huge growth in its second year (2014), the event took a break to regroup and increase its funding base.

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Queenstown Police concerned for man's safety

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 18:20

Queenstown Police have launched a search for a missing Queenstown man who was last seen on the 24th of August.

Jack Nicholson, 23, of Queenstown was last seen around 1:30am in the morning of the 24th.

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Boutique retail stores latest addition to Victoria Park Market

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

The latest addition to Auckland’s hugely popular Victoria Park Market has been revealed - with the historic attraction soon to include an outlet ‘mall’ conglomeration of boutique retails shops as part of its retail offering.

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Workers safety and rest time at Easter 'taking a backward step'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

News that the government is planning to cut into family time off at Easter for retail workers comes on top of other backward steps for working conditions this week, the CTU said tonight.

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Rising house prices is a supply issue - NZPIF

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

The Reserve Bank is continuing to blame rental property owners for Auckland's rising house prices. They say that investor activity has increased from 33% in 2013 to 41% in 2015.

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Budding gardeners learn skills for life

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

Over 12,800 budding preschool gardeners from around the country will take part in the 2015 Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project which launches today.

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Officials 'working hard' on Hauraki settlement negotiations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson has today responded to Hauraki District Council Mayor John Tregidga’s statements about Hauraki Treaty negotiations.

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Taramakau Bridge cycle clip-on contract awarded

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

The NZ Transport Agency’s cycling and walking clip-on contract for the Taramakau Bridge, between Greymouth and Kumara Junction, has been awarded to Fulton Hogan.

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Waikanae takes out NZ's most beautiful town

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

It’s official - Waikanae is New Zealand’s most beautiful large town.

Waikanae is the winner of this year’s ‘Beautiful Towns and Cities Award - Most Beautiful Large Town 5,000 to 20,000’, which is part of the Keep NZ Beautiful awards programme.

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Auckland teen launches clothing label at NZ Fashion Week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

Auckland teen Ezekiel Crawford has been working on and refining his innovative fashion concept for over two years, and will finally see the fruits of his labour realised with SLAEVE's launch at NZ Fashion Week.

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Easter Sunday shop trading law to change

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

The Government is to enable local communities, through councils, to decide whether retailers can open on Easter Sunday, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse announced today.

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One fatality following Linwood house fire

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 August, 2015 - 17:05

Middlemore Hospital in Auckland have advised Police that a female in her 30’s who was critically injured in a house fire at a residential property in Linwood last week (18 August 2015) has passed away this morning (24 August 2015).

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