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Early works get underway on Whangaparaoa housing development

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 09:35

The wait is nearly over for future home owners hoping to buy a piece of the Whangaparaoa coastal lifestyle, as work is set to get underway soon on a new 60-home subdivision in Arkles Bay.

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Regional surge helps drive real estate market in September

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 09:35

REINZ, the most up to date source of real estate data in New Zealand, announced today that there were 8,174 dwelling sales nationwide in September 2015, up 38.3% on September 2014 and up 5.3% on the previous month, August.

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Student debt cracks the billion mark - Labour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 09:35

New figures showing that student loan defaulters have now clocked over $1 billion in debt highlights National's failure to combat spiralling student loan debt, Labour's Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

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Palmerston North tertiary students to battle it out

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 09:35

Palmerston North’s inaugural inter-tertiary student competition to be held in The Square will be launched next month.

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New connections with Dubai Chamber welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

Minister of Trade Todd McClay today welcomed the rapidly widening commercial engagement between New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates and said the two governments were committed to growing the trade relationship further.

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Golf: Arnold Palmer - The Triumph of a Life Well-Lived

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

“Palmer was James Dean in golf spikes back then. He had that rebel spirit over the ball, a go-for-broke style that made viewers lean into their TV sets.”
That’s from Randell Mell reporting on the death of the "King,” aka Arnold Palmer.

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First stage of Auckland’s East-West Link underway

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

Prime Minister John Key and Transport Minister Simon Bridges today marked the start of work on the East-West Link roading project, one of the Government’s top priorities in Auckland.

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Young scientist graduates to join war on pests

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

The latest recruit to New Zealand’s war on pests is well qualified for the job - her Masters research resulted in a mouse population explosion on a previously pest-free island that surprised almost everyone.

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Anti-dam billboards go up around Hawke’s Bay

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

Greenpeace is erecting anti-Ruataniwha billboards around Hawke’s Bay this morning, two weeks out from the close of voting in regional council elections.

The signs feature a large cow with a tap attached to its behind, along with the text: "Dam Wrong, stop Ruataniwha".

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Cancer researcher named as Young Bioscientist of the Year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

World class oncology researcher, Dr Francis Hunter, from the University of Auckland, was named "Young Bioscientist of the Year" at the NZBIO Excellence Awards Dinner in Auckland last week.

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Karting: Hamilton repeats California street success

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

Christchurch kart ace Matthew Hamilton has successfully defended his S1 stock moto class title at this year's big Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix kart street race meeting in California over the weekend.

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Road to Russia confirmed for All Whites

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2016 - 08:20

It’s the news that every All Whites fan has been waiting to hear - the home fixtures on the team’s Road to Russia in 2016/17 have been confirmed.

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Witnesses sought after crash in Hawke's Bay

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 11:05

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash that occurred on SH5 near Napier yesterday, Monday, 26 September.

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Preferred partner for new Palmerston North hockey turf announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 11:05

The Palmerston North City Council has announced that Massey University is the preferred partner for the city’s new hockey turf.

The recommendation to select Massey University came from an independent panel that included representatives from Hockey New Zealand and Sport Manawatu.

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Sileni launches new Rose range

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 11:05

Sileni Estates has launched a new range of Rosé just in time for summer. The range includes a wine made from Cabernet Franc and a reserve Pinot Noir Rosé from the 2016 vintage.

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Students gathering reusable waste materials for FESTA installations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 11:05

FESTA, the vibrant Labour Weekend celebration of urban creativity, is calling out to the public for resources - reusable materials - to help create its headline extravaganza, Lean Means - a night of colour, lights and buzz.

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Restoration for Lake Horowhenua given green light

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 11:05

Horizons Regional Council, are pleased the Environment Court has upheld the approach of the Lake Accord partners to restore water quality in Lake Horowhenua.

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Cheap high speed broadband 'critical' for Ruapehu

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 11:05

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) sees access to cheap, reliable, high speed broadband as being critical to the future well-being and sustainability of Ruapehu communities.

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Time for honest dairy sector conversation - O'Connor

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 09:50

Land values, the level of debt, and the ever increasing costs of production pose serious risks to the viability of New Zealand’s dairy industry, says Labour’s Primary Industries spokesperson Damien O’Connor.

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Harry Potter Exhibition Comes Exclusively to Sydney

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 September, 2016 - 09:50

Harry Potter fans will soon get the chance to step inside the famous wizard's magical world with Harry Potter: The Exhibition, opening at the Powerhouse Museum on 19 November 2011.

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