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thl upgrades profit forecast and moves to growth phase

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 15:20

At the company’s Annual Meeting today thl announced an upgrade in full year profit expectations.

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Hamilton Christmas parade volunteering a family affair

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 15:20

Waikati local, Suzanne Collins, simply loves Christmas.

Come December, you can guarantee her house will be decorated - inside and out - and from breakfast time on 25 December until dinner time, there will be presents, food and family galore in the Collins’ household.

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Get Home Safe app celebrates first year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 15:20

Kiwi-owned safety app Get Home Safe has had a bumper first year in business exceeding its predicted downloads by thousands and an "encouraging" amount of interest from corporate clients looking to adapt the service.

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Campground lease arrangement 'win win'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

The 25-year lease that Queenstown Lakes District Council has signed with campground operators CCR is a "win:win" situation for the Council, the lessees and also for campers.

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Charges laid following Yaldhurst Road crash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

Canterbury Police can confirm that charges have been laid against the driver of a fleeing vehicle involved in a crash on Yaldhurst Road shortly before 5pm yesterday (24 November 2014).

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Hard road ahead for thousands more Kiwi kids - Hipkins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

News that there will be 8000 more students in low decile schools next year reinforces the absolute failure of the National Government’s economic approach, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

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NZ water rights a total mess - Peters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

New Zealand First says Prime Minister John Key’s foolish
actions have led the country into chaos over water rights.

Rt Hon Winston Peters says Mr Key made the ownership of water an
issue because of the Government’s asset sales programme.

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Pressing population issues focus of forums

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

New Zealand urgently needs a high-level strategy on population change if the country is to avoid an array of problems ranging from regional decline to growing shortages in housing and service provision, Massey researchers say.

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Miramar celebrates the final Hobbit film

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Gearing up for the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Roxy Cinema in Miramar, Wellington will play host to a special celebration on December 2 (NZT), with an advanced screening of the film to an audience of fans, local cast and crew from film production with Sir Richard Tay

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Public to have input on HB Biodiversity Strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

A series of workshops on the Biodiversity Strategy next week are an opportunity for individuals and volunteer groups involved in ecology and restoration projects to add their ideas.

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Figured and LIC announce partnership

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Figured, (www.figured.com), New Zealand’s innovative farm financial management software provider, and farmer-owned co-operative LIC (NZX:LIC) today announced a new strategic partnership combining LIC’s leading position in the herd improvement industry with Figured’s expertise in cloud-based

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Improving returns forecast as Abano continues to grow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Abano’s long term growth strategy remains in place with improving returns driving increases in the Company’s revenue and profit, said Chairman Trevor Janes at the Abano annual meeting in Auckland today.

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New civil aviation rule proposed for unmanned aircraft

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Industry and the public will soon get an opportunity to have their say on a proposed Civil Aviation Rule for unmanned aircraft operations.

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NZ First acknowledge men on White Ribbon Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

New Zealand First Spokesperson for Women’s Affairs Tracey Martin would like to acknowledge the men across New Zealand who today make a pledge not to commit violence against women and children.

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Increase in air service access rights with China welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Auckland Airport welcomes the new Memorandum of Understanding between New Zealand and China that sees significant improvements in air service access rights between the two countries.

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$8.6m extra for school funding transition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Education Minister Hekia Parata says $8.6 million has been provided to help schools transition through decile funding changes.

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Illegal tobacco 'at record levels' in Australia

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Illegal tobacco use in Australia is continuing to grow with a new report revealing around one in every seven cigarettes consumed is illegal.

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Collins welcomes Government Inquiry report

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Papakura MP Judith Collins today welcomes the Government Inquiry report into allegations regarding herself and former Director of the Serious Fraud Office, Adam Feeley.

"I’ve always had faith that the Inquiry would find the truth," Ms Collins says.

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Key's 'vile smear machine questions left unanswered'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 05:35

The report into Judith Collins’ involvement in undermining the former Serious Fraud Office boss leaves major questions unanswered about the smear machine run out of John Key’s office, Labour MP Megan Woods says.

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Veritas' purchase of Better Bar Company approved

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 November, 2014 - 15:50

Veritas Investments Limited (NZX:VIL) today confirmed strong shareholder support for its fourth acquisition in 18 months, with approval to purchase The Better Bar Company (BBC) group of hospitality outlets for $31.2 million. This is expected to make Veritas a $90 million a year revenue group.

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