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Thanks Dover, we won't let you down - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2014 - 00:35

New Zealand First will live up to the expectations of former Labour Minister Dover Samuels, who has pledged his support for the party.

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Kiwi ready for world's toughest footrace

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2014 - 00:35

The Badwater 135 Ultramarathon is dubbed the world's toughest footrace for good reason: it's 217km of endurance running in temperatures expected to be in the early 40C range.

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Malaysia Airlines waives refund restrictions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2014 - 00:35

In light of the recent tragedy of MH17 on 17 Jul 2014, Malaysia Airlines will adapt the below policy effective immediately until Thursday, 24 Jul 2014.

1. Passengers who wish to postpone or cancel their travel plans can obtain a refund, including for non refundable tickets.

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Missing truck driver named

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2014 - 00:35

Police have named the truck driver who remains missing following a crash on SH1 south of Kaikoura on Wednesday morning.

He is Stuart James Barnes, aged 59 years from Papakura, Auckland.

He is a driver for Freightlines.

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DVD Review – Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2014 - 00:35

This is a documentary about a top 90’s hip hop group and their trials and tribulations over the years. From the polar opposite view points of the two creative heads, Q-Tip and Phife, to the fan base and other artists who have been influenced by the music and their style.

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Football: EPL teams arrive in New Zealand

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2014 - 00:35

West Ham United and Newcastle United arrive this weekend for the highly anticipated Carlsberg Football United New Zealand Tour 2014.

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Motorcyclist killed in Waimauku crash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2014 - 00:35

A motorcyclist has died after crashing on State Highway 16 at Waimauku. Emergency services were called at about 8:15pm, but the rider died at the scene.

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Development opportunities for Kerikeri properties

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 23:19

A waterway canal, marina scheme or lifestyle blocks are some of the development possibilities for two substantial chunks of waterfront land being marketed for sale in the Bay of Islands.

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More kidney transplants expected each year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 22:05

Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government is investing an extra $4 million to establish a National Renal Transplant Service to increase the number of live kidney donor transplantations over the next few years.

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Dunedin studies the impact of rising sea levels

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 17:05

There are likely to be ways to protect Dunedin’s harbourside and south city area from the impacts of rising sea levels.

An initial assessment of the potential options and costs will be discussed by Dunedin City Councillors next week.

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Job expert visiting Whanganui

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 04:34

Robert Bell, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum, says communities such as Whanganui can choose between stagnating under job losses or embracing technology to create more jobs.

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Australian Treasurer Hockey to visit NZ next week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 04:34

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey will visit New Zealand between 21 and 23 July - his first visit to this country since becoming Treasurer last year, Finance Minister Bill English says.

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Work numbers not all they're cracked up to be - Moroney

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 03:19

The Government's figures on the numbers of beneficiaries don't add up, Labour's Social Development spokesperson Sue Moroney says.

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Significant rain possible for Northland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 02:05

A low is forecast to cross northern New Zealand during Saturday and early Sunday, bringing another period of rain to Northland with some heavy falls.

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Truck driver still missing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 02:05

Today specialist Alpine Cliff teams searched the banks in the vicinity of the crash and river bed and freight has been removed from the floor of the revine.

The driver has still not been located.

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The Art of Unselfconscious Exercise

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 02:05

Personal trainer: $80
Boot Camp run through the park: $250
Clippy water bottle hip attachment: $20
Maintaining a cool, calm and collected façade whilst sweating like a pig? Priceless.
 

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Threat to farm stock following 1080 drops 'concerning'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 02:05

"Tip-offs" that "concerned residents living around 1080 poison drop zones have had enough" and will consider "throwing 1080 baits back across farm lands that border the drop zones" (that will likely kill farm stock) is not the Clean Green way to go, Clyde Graf says.

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Andy Grammer to join American Authors' in NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 02:05

Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that acclaimed platinum-selling singer, songwriter and musician Andy Grammer will be appearing as American Authors’ very special guest on the band’s upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand, treating audiences to a solo acoustic set.

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Project Management Conference in Chch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 00:50

This year Christchurch is proud to host of the 20th anniversary of the Project Management Institute of New Zealand (PMINZ) Conference. The Conference was last held in Christchurch in 2009, pre earthquake.

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Initiative encourages young women into tech sector careers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2014 - 00:50

Technology companies are being urged to get behind an initiative aimed at encouraging more young women into the tech sector.

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