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Dramatic rise in acute hospital patients 'a legacy of years of under-funding'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 17:20

"Years of under-funding the public health system and other social services have resulted in a dramatic increase in acute hospital admissions," says Lyndon Keene, Director of Policy and Research at the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).

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Restoring fertility in women with disabling ovary disorder

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 13:35

A University of Otago research team whose ultimate goal is to restore fertility in women suffering Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), has received a significant boost with an almost $5 million grant from the Health Research Council.

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Futsal Whites set to make history

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 12:20

Another new chapter in the rapidly progressing story of futsal will be written this month as the Futsal Whites leave these shores to tour a non-Oceania country for the first ever time, taking part in a four-team tournament in China.

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Waikato DHB to reduce services during nursing strike

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 12:20

Waikato DHB is preparing to close many of the services provided at Waikato Hospital and its four rural hospitals (Thames, Te Kuiti, Tokoroa and Taumarunui) due to the impact of a nationwide strike by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants on the following date: 7am Thursday 5 July to 7am Frid

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Driver shortage being addressed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 11:05

Efforts to ease the driver shortage in the road transport industry has attracted significant numbers of female students to a Commercial Road Transport Programme being held at Manukau Institute of Technology.

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Arrest in relation to Old Taupo Road incident

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 11:05

Rotorua Police have arrested a 47-year-old man in relation to an incident on Old Taupo Road on Monday 18 June.

The man has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

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Preferred provider chosen for Housing NZ Tauranga houses

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 11:05

Community Housing Aotearoa is applauding the Government’s recognition that the New Zealand community housing sector is a safe pair of hands with the announcement that Accessible Properties is the preferred provider for Housing NZ houses in Tauranga.

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Further delays on SH1 following crash near Cambridge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 11:05

Motorists are advised there will be further significant delays on SH 1 south of Cambridge while the truck involved in a fatal crash is towed.

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Fatal crash in Waikato

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 11:05

One person has died in a two-vehicle crash this morning north of Karapiro.

A truck-and-trailer and a ute collided on SH 1 around 1:15am, just south of Hickey Road.

The driver of the ute died at the scene.

The truck driver is in Waikato Hospital with moderate injuries.

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New classrooms for almost 20 schools

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 11:05

Around a thousand students will benefit from the 58 classrooms delivered to schools across the country, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.

Mr Hipkins visited Crofton Downs Primary School in Wellington today to make the announcement.

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Pascoe, Fisher and youngsters continue to break records

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

Sophie Pascoe and Mary Fisher closed out their national short course championships with a world record each, as youngsters show glimpses of a bright future for swimming in New Zealand.

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Free workshops to boost Maori business

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

Māori Development Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta says free business workshops launched today are an exciting new tool to boost the Māori economy and accelerate whānau prosperity.

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Fatal crash on Tirau Rd in Cambridge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

Police and other emergency services are attending to a truck v car crash that was first reported at 0115 am. The crash site is about 50m south of Hickey Rd on State Highway 1, also known as Tirau Rd, Cambridge. There is a fatality and the road is closed for the scene to be examined by police.

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Horizons adopts Long-term Plan after considering over 500 submissions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

After considering over 500 submissions and hearing from more than 80 submitters, Horizons Regional Council adopted its final Long-term Plan for the next 10 years today.

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New 'lone worker' safety app launched in Queenstown

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

Queenstown-based safety app company GetHomeSafe is taking off - this week launching its second app to meet demand for monitoring the safety of people working alone.

The new app launch is timely - just as new Health and Safety legislation comes into force in April.

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Antifluoridation presentations 'of the highest calibre'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

The New Plymouth District Council has heard two full days of presentations on fluoridation, supporting some 4000 pages of written submissions. Around 90% were against fluoridation.

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Maori Party express 'great joy' at birth

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

Nau mai e noti i te kūnenga mai o te aroha. Ko te Pāti Māori e mihi nei, ko te motu tēnei e whakanui ana i tō putanga ki te ao tūroa nei.

The Māori Party today expressed their great joy at the birth of the first child of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford.

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Wrestlers up for physical challenge of Youth Olympic Games

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

A team of four talented wrestlers has been named for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

The selected athletes are Westerly Ainsley (Te Wharekura o Mauao), Arapo Kellner (Kaitaia College), Ryan Marshall (Hamilton Boys High School) and Ella Derry (Tauranga Girls College).

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Launching NZ’s First ever Employee Experience Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 09:50

Humankind have officially announced that they will be launching New Zealand’s first ever Employee Experience Awards in 2018 in partnership with Joyous.

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Shore Action votes to support netball in Kaipatiki

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 June, 2018 - 08:35

Through the Kaipātiki Local Board’s Equitable Access to Sport and Recreation Facilities Grant and from its locally driving initiative (LDI) operational budget underspend, the Board granted $88,150 to Glenfield College for the upgrade of netball courts to be activated by Netball North Harbour

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