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Bennett's legacy a test for Tolley - Ardern

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

Former Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has been thrown under the bus by her successor after its been suggested that Ms Bennet gave the green light to an ‘unethical’ observational study of high-risk children, Labour Children’s spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.

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Report reveals Manawatu-Whanganui opportunities

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

The Manawatū-Whanganui region has strong growth potential and could become a much more prosperous region if new investment can be attracted into a number of significant opportunities, a new report on the region has found.

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Wellington region's Proposed Natural Resources Plan notified

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

The Proposed Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington Region was today notified and made available for formal submissions.

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Govt must do more to fix state of our housing stock - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

This morning’s story about Lamar Aspinall contracting rheumatic fever from living in a cold, mouldy rental home is yet another reminder of why we urgently need a Government-regulated rental housing Warrant of Fitness, the Green Party said today.

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Extra NZ talent to join global Youth Ag-Summit

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

New Zealand’s delegation attending the Global Youth Ag Summit in Canberra next month will be even stronger thanks to a late call from organisers of the forum.

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Cost of scandal reason Mayor won’t reject raise - Brewer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

The main reason Auckland Mayor Len Brown won’t reject his latest pay rise is because he remains angry his fortnightly pay continues to get docked thanks to his past indiscretions, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer.

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Micaela Cocks outstanding, but Tall Ferns lose

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

The Tall Ferns played the final game of the fourth day at 37th William Jones Cup against Chinese Taipei. There was a lot to like about this display as the Tall Ferns kept the hosts in check for the bulk of the encounter but lost the final quarter 25-10 and with it the game 70-50.

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Ballance signals CEO’s retirement plans

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

Ballance Agri-Nutrients Chairman David Peacocke has announced that Larry Bilodeau will be retiring as Chief Executive of the co-operative at the end of September. His retirement will end 17 years with the co-operative, 14 of them as Chief Executive.

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Missing Hamilton schoolboy found

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 August, 2015 - 10:05

A seven-year-old schoolboy reported missing overnight in Hamilton has been found.

Senior Sergeant Andrew O’Reilly of the Waikato District Command Centre said William Thompson arrived safe and well at his school this morning, about 8.15am.

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MP welcomes Manawatu-Whanganui growth opportunities report

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 20:04

National List MP based in Palmerston North Jono Naylor welcomes the release of the Manawatu-Whanganui Growth Study Opportunities Report.

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Bridgestone named 'Most Trusted Tyre Brand' in NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 12:34

Bridgestone has been named the Most Trusted Tyre Brand in New Zealand, upholding its reputation as the most reliable on the market.

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West Coast patients to receive text reminders

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 12:34

The West Coast District Health Board will send out reminder texts to patients with specialist appointments from next week.

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Scientists imagine marine future for New Zealand

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 11:20

By 2050 New Zealand will have a fleet of ocean gliders undertaking scientific measurements, an aquaculture industry powered by marine energy operating far offshore and weather forecasts available 18 months in advance.

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New Plymouth drowning victim named

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 11:20

New Plymouth Police can now release the name of the man, who drowned after being thrown from a boat on the Waitara Bar yesterday (30 July, 2015).

Erka Xu, aged 52, was a Chinese national who had been residing in Hamilton for some time.

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Police appeal for sightings of missing Hamilton schoolboy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 11:20

Hamilton Police and Search and Rescue teams are assessing appropriate start points as the search for a schoolboy missing overnight resumes at first light.

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Auckland’s City rail link a no-brainer - Twyford

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 11:20

The National Government is looking increasingly isolated with its opposition to Auckland’s City Rail Link, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford.

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National’s motorway spend-up no longer a priority - Genter

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 11:20

New figures from Auckland Transport show congestion is easing in the city as people drive less and use public transport more, meaning the National Government's billion dollar motorways should not be the priority, Green Party transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter said today.

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Auckland to host LIANZA Conference this month

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 11:20

Auckland will host the biggest gathering of library and information professionals in the country this month when around 650 local and international delegates, exhibitors and sponsors from New Zealand and overseas converge for the annual LIANZA Conference.

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NZVIF board appointment announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 10:05

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of David Flacks to the board of the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Ltd (NZVIF).

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Time to listen to workplace victims' families - Labour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 July, 2015 - 10:05

Labour has listened to the families of whose loved ones have been killed at work and calls on other political parties to back its proposals to make workplaces safer and prevent unnecessary deaths on the job.

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