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Aggravated robbery in Dinsdale

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 10:35

Hamilton Police investigating the aggravated robbery at Kiwi Liquor 152 Tuhikaramea Road Dinsdale today are looking for help from the public to locate those involved.

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Council appoints independent chair to lead water services change programme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 10:35

Hastings District Council has appointed Napier Port chief executive Garth Cowie as external chairperson to lead the change programme for water services operations within Council.

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Slingshot 'fast growing power company in Auckland'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 10:35

Telco Slingshot was the top growing power company in Auckland last month, despite not being officially launched, and only selling power to existing broadband customers during a soft launch phase.

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Range-topping Commodore VXR breaks cover

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 09:20

Most advanced Commodore ever packs 235kW 3.6-litre V6 engine, 9-speed automatic transmission and adaptive All-Wheel-Drive VXR adds Brembo front brakes and unique sports set-up including Continuous Damping Control (CDC)

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Paparoa Great Walk construction set to start

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 09:20

Construction is set to start by the end of this month on the new Great Walk in Paparoa National Park in memory of the 29 men who died in the 2010 Pike River Mine disaster, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.

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Is a pampered pet your perfect partner? - survey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 09:20

We all know that New Zealand is a nation of animal lovers, but a new survey reveals that for over a third of Kiwis, their pet is also the one they go to sleep with.

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Final proposal for a new Wairarapa District Council

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 09:20

The Local Government Commission has issued a final proposal for a Wairarapa District Council. This would replace the existing Masterton District Council, the Carterton District Council, and the South Wairarapa District Council.

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Police warn motorists of thick fog near Milburn

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 09:20

Police are warning motorists to drive to the conditions near Milburn, Otago this morning as there is thick fog in the area.

At 6:45am Police were called to a crash between a car and a ute on the Waihola Highway near the passing lane south of Waihola.

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Auckland boy wins dream job as Kelly Tarlton's Ocean Ranger

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 09:20

It's every child’s dream job: the chance to be keeper at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland and for nine year old Ayden Young from Bethells Beach that dream became a reality today.

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Top four prepare for semi-finals in Netball NZ U17 Champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

The final four teams to fight it out for the Anna Rowberry Cup at the Netball NZ U17 Champs are all the usual suspects, bar one.

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Top kiwi baseball prospects head to Australia for MLB academy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

Major league Baseball Initiative a first step for four young baseball players looking to forge a career in the game.

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Election candidates' public transport debate this Sunday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) is hosting an election candidates’ public transport debate for the Helensville electorate, at 2pm, this Sunday 23 July at the Kumeu Community Centre.

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NZVA thrilled with hard-fought end to tail docking in New Zealand

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

The New Zealand Veterinarian Association (NZVA), and veterinarians across the country, are celebrating the news that tail docking will be banned.

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100 days to Rugby League World Cup 2017

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says the next major event on New Zealand’s sporting calendar is the Rugby League World Cup 2017.

"Today marks 100 days to go until the kick off the Rugby League World Cup New Zealand’s set to co-host in late October," says Dr Coleman.

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Human Traces selected for Melbourne international Film Festival

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

Nic Gorman’s debut feature film, Human Traces, will screen at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August. This will follow the film’s world premiere at the New Zealand International Film Festival in Christchurch on 4 August.

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Leadership team change for Auckland Airport

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

Auckland Airport has today announced a change to its executive team with Judy Nicholl, general manager aeronautical operations, to leave the company in October 2017 to become the chief executive of Counties Power.

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New Corrections mental health initiatives begin

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

As part of a $14 million initiative to help offenders and their families cope with mental health challenges, four new services are now being piloted by Corrections, says Corrections Minister Louise Upston.

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Job advertisements remain steady in June

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 08:05

Growth in online job advertisements was steady at 0.5 per cent in June and 10.6 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report.

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Combined Wairarapa council in the hands of the public

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 July, 2017 - 03:05

Local Government Commission Chair Sir Wira Gardiner says the fate of a final proposal released today - for a combined Wairarapa District Council - lies in the hands of the Wairarapa public.

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Large deep low to cross NZ, bringing pockets of severe weather

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 July, 2017 - 20:50

A large and deepening low is approaching New Zealand for Thursday and Friday and part of Saturday with rain being the main feature, but gales are in the mix too.

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