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Gisborne gets first tree in the ground

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

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today planted the first tree in the One Billion Trees planting programme at a primary school in Tairāwhiti.

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Police investigate death in Whanganui

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

CIB are investigating the death of a man at a property on Wikitoria Road in Whanganui this evening.

Police and Ambulance were called to the address just before 7:00pm where the man was found deceased.

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Survivor New Zealand: First to win and first out

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

The cut-throat game of Survivor New Zealand has well and truly begun, with castaways eliminating one of the strongest players in the competition right off the bat tonight.

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The Art Of Making Visible The Invisible

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 06:19

A new exhibition at Our City O-Tautahi merges art with the atom in an effort to explain nanotechnology.

Nanotechnology, one of the key technologies of the 21st Century, is probably the least understood despite being well on its way to becoming an integral part of our everyday lives.

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Golf: Can’t Wait for Carnoustie

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 03:50

Ewan Murray reporting from the Bahamas writes, “Tiger Woods looks stronger but history warns us against major predictions,” and Ewan somewhat agrees with what other reporters have said about Tiger’s performance at the Hero World Challenge.

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Provincial Growth Fund processes to be strengthened

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 02:35

The Provincial Development Unit (PDU) administering the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is strengthening its systems and processes for assessing and approving requests for funding following an internal review, Provincial Development Unit head Nigel Bickle said today.

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George Adams joins board of Competenz

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 02:35

Industry training organisation Competenz has appointed George Adams to its Board of Directors.

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Two Lotto players win $500,000

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 02:35

Two Lotto players from Mount Maunganui and Alexandra will be popping the champagne after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning tickets were sold at Bayfair Lotto in Mount Maunganui and Alexandra New World in Alexandra.

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Black Friday continues for NZ Law Society - Families 4 Justice

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 02:35

Another protest is scheduled this week by Families 4 Justice outside the NZ Law Society in Auckland following last Fridays event.

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Sultan in top form for Group test

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 02:35

Sultan Of Swing will head to his target race for the season in prime condition.

On Saturday, the five-year-old warmed up for a Group Two feature with a successful outing at Te Aroha where he came from well off the pace to win the Team Wealleans Handicap (1400m).

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As the temperature continues to rise, what are Kiwis shopping for?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 02:35

January is already gearing up to be the hottest month in New Zealand since 1908, Kiwis around the country are doing everything they can to stay cool, hydrated and be sun smart.

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Violent assault in Favona, Counties Manukau

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 01:20

Just before midnight on Saturday 21st April 2018 Police attended a violent assault in Gadsby Road, Favona.

The 21 year old male victim received a serious stab wound to his chest and is now recovering from surgery.

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Kiwis eat rubbish for Earth Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 01:20

Putting its rubbish where your mouth is, NZ burger chain Better Burger is challenging its customers to take a stand this Earth Day (Sunday April 22nd) and eat everything on their plate, including the packaging!

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Jones has explaining to do on Provincial Fund - Goldsmith

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 01:20

A review’s finding that MBIE officials failed to do basic background checks on the people behind the proposed waste-to-energy scheme is exactly what we’d expect from Mr Jones’ $3 billion slush fund, National’s Regional Development Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

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Minister heads south to discuss improvements to civil defence response

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 01:20

Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi will visit Dunedin and Invercargill next week to hear from the regions on how Civil Defence Emergency Management can be improved.

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Bill to boost access to education officers in courts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 01:20

Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye has launched a Member’s Bill to ensure that the Youth Court has greater access to education officers to help reduce the risk of reoffending.

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State Highway 1 Desert Road closure extended overnight

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 April, 2018 - 01:20

The State Highway 1 Desert Road closure that is underway now is being extended until at least 7am Saturday morning.

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Contact Energy and Ngati Tahu win international energy award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 April, 2018 - 21:35

Contact Energy and the Ngati Tahu Landowners Collective have been awarded the prestigious 2018 US Energy Association Corporate Volunteer Award in Washington DC for their work in Kenya.

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Rd 1 Crown Lift Trucks Sharman Cup match reports

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 April, 2018 - 15:20

A wrap of the action from Round 1 of the 2018 Crown Lift Trucks Sharman Cup.

Franklin 16 Manurewa 16

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DVD Review – Human Weapon, Season 1

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 April, 2018 - 11:35

Having caught a few episodes of this show years ago, made me instantly want to check the whole series out when it came up on my review list.

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