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Hamilton retailer wins national recognition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 October, 2014 - 08:05

Ashley Brunel is the 2014 ServiceIQ Retail Professional New Zealand Award winner.

Ashley works at Liquor King Hillcrest, in Hamilton, and has completed his ServiceIQ National Certificate in Retail Level 2.

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Most finance company failures predictable - study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 October, 2014 - 08:05

Annual reports and other public disclosures contained enough information to predict more than 80% of New Zealand finance company failures that occurred during the recent financial crisis, a study led by the University of Otago shows.

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StarJam appoints Dr Libby Weaver as Patron

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 October, 2014 - 08:05

Charity StarJam who provide performance opportunities for young people with disabilities, has appointed internationally acclaimed Nutritional Biochemist, author and speaker Dr Libby Weaver as Patron.

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NZ company 'goes to the crowd'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 October, 2014 - 08:05

A New Zealand company with technology that could slash global greenhouse gas emissions is inviting the public to invest.

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Health sector passes annual check-up - Coleman

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 October, 2014 - 08:05

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the annual report on Implementing the New Zealand Health Strategy 2014 shows that public health and disability services continue to offer better access to safe and effective care.

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PM 'must honour his promise to Pike River families'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 October, 2014 - 08:05

It’s time for John Key to honour his promise to the Pike River families, says Labour MP Damien O’Connor.

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Dynamic duo going the extra mile to support those in need

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 October, 2014 - 00:35

Auckland City Missioner, Diane Robertson and Auckland City Mission Foundation Chair, Rob Campbell are going the extra mile in their support of Aucklanders in desperate need by signing on as part of the Mission’s Auckland Marathon Team.

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Consumers warned about cold-calling investment scams

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 22:05

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning New Zealand consumers and investors to be wary of cold-calls asking them to buy shares or put their money into offshore firms.

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Smuggling honey into NZ isn't sweet - Fed Farmers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 11:05

Federated Farmers Bee Industry Group applauds the tough line taken by Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Border Staff at Auckland Airport.

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Hyundai Genesis lifts the active safety bar - AA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 11:05

Hyundai’s luxury offering to the market, the Genesis sedan will reach New Zealand with a 5 star Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) rating.

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Wairoa tobacco retailer fined

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 11:05

A Wairoa tobacco retailer has been fined $500 for selling cigarettes to a 13-year-old.

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Govt 'driving down wages through record migration'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 09:50

The National government is using uncontrolled migration as a crude device to drive down wages and lower living standards, says New Zealand First.

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Inclusiveness in Southland's communities given a boost

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 09:50

Inclusiveness in Southland’s communities has been given a boost, with Inclusive Communities Liaison Janet Thomas receiving a $7000 grant from the Ministry of Social Development.

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Metiria gets Feed the Kids - Harawira

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 09:50

Yesterday the Speaker of the House advised that he had accepted my request to transfer my Feed the Kids (Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment) Bill to Metiria Turei of the Green Party.

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Buckle up and take care on our roads

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 09:50

Central District Police are reminding motorists and passengers to always wear seatbelts and drive to the conditions as people make travel plans for Labour weekend.

"Seatbelts are not accessories; they save lives.

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High Court credit fees judgment clarifies rules for lenders

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 08:35

The High Court yesterday released a judgment that further clarifies the rules that lenders must comply with when charging credit fees to borrowers.

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Volunteers needed for nutrition study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 08:35

An exciting new study on nutrition labelling is underway at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland, and volunteers are needed to take part.

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Precautionary boil water notice issued for Arthur's Pass

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 08:35

Residents who are on the Arthur's Pass Water Supply are advised to begin boiling water.

A Precautionary Boil Water notice has been issued by the Council after test results were received showing that E. coli levels were above recommended levels.

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Bastille announce new mixtape release

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 08:35

Safe to say it's been one hell of a year for Bastille.

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Dunedin a great place to live for most residents - survey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 October, 2014 - 08:35

Dunedin residents overwhelmingly consider their city to be a great place to live, according to the latest Quality of Life Survey.

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