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Foss to attend trans-Tasman transport meeting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 22:35

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss will represent the New Zealand Government at the third Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting in Sydney this week.

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Heavy workload processing arts grants

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 22:35

Since the last Arts Grant round closed on 6 March almost the entire organisation has been involved at some point in their processing.

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Watershed Play Nga Pou Wahine returns for tour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 22:35

It’s been 20 years since Taki Rua Productions first presented Ngā Pou Wahine in what was a watershed moment in the career of prolific Māori writer Briar Grace-Smith.

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National out of touch on medical student loans - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 22:35

The government’s continued refusal to give loans to students studying longer than seven years shows just how out of touch they are, says New Zealand First.

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Feedback sought on financial advice laws

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 22:35

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith released an Issues Paper for public consultation today, as part of a review aimed at improving financial advice legislation.

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Drop in dairy prices leads fall in exports

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 22:35

Total goods exports fell $240 million (5.5 percent) to $4.2 billion in April 2015 compared with April 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Govt wants safer workplaces… or does it? - CTU

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 21:19

Today a widow and a mother sit together in the High Court in Wellington fighting for justice for the men that were killed at work in the Pike River Mine disaster of 2010, at the same time the Government contemplates weakening proposed changes to make work safer.

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Netball: Kia Magic defeat Mojo Pulse

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 21:19

The Kia Magic scored three essential victories in Hamilton tonight - a crucial 52-47 win over the Mojo Pulse, a berth in the New Zealand Conference Finals, and the long-awaited return of their inspirational leader Casey Kopua.

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Winter arrives with a bang at Queenstown's ski areas

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 21:19

The latest southerly storm has given Queenstown’s Coronet Peak and The Remarkables the best possible start to winter with up to half a metre of snow blanketing both ski areas.

Staff at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables found themselves knee-deep in fresh powder this morning.

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TB rate collection to continue one more year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 21:19

Waikato Regional Council has today agreed to continue collecting the rate for the national bovine tuberculosis (TB) programme, but at a reduced amount of $500,000.

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Gales gradually easing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 21:19

The very cold and strong southwest flow over New Zealand is easing.

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Emirates Aviation University and Airways NZ launch ATC training

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 21:19

Emirates Aviation University and Airways New Zealand and have officially opened their purpose-built air traffic control training facility in Dubai, one of the world’s largest air transport hubs.

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Trust provides funding for NZ wine industry research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 20:04

The Cresswell Jackson New Zealand Wine Trust has awarded funding for two University of Otago projects, both designed to benefit the country’s wine industry.

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'Integrated approach needed' for Maori economic development

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 14:04

Integrated approach needed for Māori economic development Business and asset development, employment opportunities and wealth creation must contribute to Māori well-being, according to iwi at the launch of a Māori economic development research report in Whakatāne.

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Rotorua Boys High win Chiefs Cup

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 00:35

Rotorua Boys High School have won the Chiefs Cup for the second year in a row after they beat Wesley College 41-18 at Rotorua International Stadium on Friday in the curtain raiser to the Chiefs 34-20 victory over the Bulls.

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Chiefs Development team announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 May, 2015 - 00:35

The Chiefs Development side has been announced to play the Hurricanes Development team in Masterton at 7.30pm tonight.

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Govt must listen to public on climate change action - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 May, 2015 - 23:20

The Green Party is today calling for the Government to listen to the hundreds of people who called for real climate action at the Government’s own climate change consultation meetings so far, ahead of a second meeting in Wellington this evening.

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Nuclear Weapons in the "wrong hands"?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 May, 2015 - 23:20

Recent propaganda from Isis has claimed that they could obtain nuclear weapons within the year.

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New Nike Hypervenom II boot launches in NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 May, 2015 - 22:19

Nike launched Hypervenom, a new line of boots for a new breed of attacker. Players everywhere, from Neymar Jr. to Wayne Rooney, immediately took to the pitch with great success in the new boots.

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Boy injured at Taradale primary school

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 May, 2015 - 22:19

A nine-year-old boy is in Hawke’s Bay Regional Hospital after an incident at a local primary school this afternoon.

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