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Winner of Buller Youth Community Spirit Award announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 15:35

Sofie Heaphy of Buller High School has been named as the 2014 Trustpower Buller Youth Community Spirit Award winner for her service to school and community. This award is jointly run by Trustpower and the Buller District Council in conjunction with the Trustpower Buller Community Awards.

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Kelly Tian joins the team at Mortgage Express

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 12:05

Mortgage Express adviser, Kelly Tian, joins the team at Mortgage Express.

Originally from China, Kelly believes in putting her clients’ needs first, and is passionate about helping them achieve their home ownership dreams.

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Cricket: Ireland, Scotland commence tours down under

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 09:35

Ireland and Scotland have touched down in Australia for a five-week tour that will see them gain vital match experience across Australia and New Zealand as they count down to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be played between 14 February and 29 March.

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Mammograms: New online decision aid for over 70s

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 08:20

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation today launched Screen70+, an interactive online decision aid to help women over 70 - and their GPS - decide if they should continue with screening mammograms.

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'Pilot whale slaughter imminent' in the Cove in Taiji

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 08:20

Sea Shepherd’s Cove Guardian team on the ground in Taiji, Japan will be live streaming from the shores of the killing Cove in Taiji today, as they bear witness to the fate of a pod of 20 - 25 pilot whales captured yesterday and netted off in the Cove.

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Former All Black launches new social sports app

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 07:19

Former All Black Kees Meeuws and business partner Christian Kasper today announced the launch of Waterboy, a social sports app which connects grassroots sports clubs, players and fans.

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Youth MPs add voice in Parliament

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 07:19

By Hannah Mills

Over a hundred Youth MPs have been told by United Future Leader Peter Dunne to "take control" of a mock bill and question whether its ideas will actually work.

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UCI World Champs: Villumsen snares top 10, crash mars race

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 06:05

Commonwealth Games time trial champion Linda Villumsen produced a gutsy and powerful display to finish eighth in the sprint finish to decide the women’s road race at the UCI World Championships in Spain today.

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Lucky Lotto winner from Hokitika gains $2 million

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 06:05

While most New Zealanders will be losing an hour this weekend, a Lotto player from Hokitika is gaining $2 million into their bank account after winning Lotto First Division tonight.

The winning Lotto ticket was sold at Fitzherbert Street Four Square in Hokitika.

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Kiwis clipped in finewool shearing match

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 06:05

Two West Australians have made first claims to being the top finewool shearers in Australasia by beating two of New Zealand’s best in a transtasman match at the Royal Perth Show.

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Unequal Risks, Unmet Needs. Pacific People And Tobacco In Nz

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 06:05

Little government attention has been given to smoking by Pacific peoples in New Zealand, and there is no specific government plan to deal with this smoking.

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Frontal band to linger over central NZ overnight Saturday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 September, 2014 - 06:05

A frontal band is expected to linger over central New Zealand overnight Saturday and Sunday morning, bringing rain snow and gales to some places, before moving north in the afternoon and evening.

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NYC: Warriors forced to make changes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 18:50

Vodafone Junior Warriors coach Stacey Jones has been forced to make four line-up changes for tonight’s NYC preliminary final against Parramatta at ANZ Stadium (5.15pm kick-off local time, 7.15pm NZT).

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Childcare Quality Is Issue

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 16:20

"It sounds like the Children’s Commissioner, John Angus is trying to frighten parents, says Fiona Hughes, General Manager Development & Quality of Kidicorp, NZ’s largest private childcare provider, after reading his statements about 8000 children being in daycare.

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Public transport tops Aucklanders’ priorities

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 11:20

The majority of Aucklanders say better public transport, less traffic congestion, and more affordable and quality housing are the top priorities for the region.

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Thirty-six-year-old man missing in Christchurch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 07:35

Christchurch Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of 36 year old Dion Ribarev who was last seen at 9pm on Friday 26 September in the Hillmorton area of Christchurch. He is described as European about 169cm tall and slim build with a shaved head.

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Van Gisbergen helps Evans to breakthrough victory

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 07:35

Simon Evans scored his breakthrough victory in the BNT NZ SuperTourers at Taupo today, and he did it in commanding style.

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BMX: Cameron on fire, Walker crashes out

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 07:35

Taranaki rider Matt Cameron blitzed the field while Sarah Walker was injured in a crash on the opening day of the final UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in California.

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Man still missing in Grey River

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 07:35

A search in the Grey River this afternoon for a man swept away earlier in the day has failed to find any trace of the missing man.

Search teams are now coming out of the area and the situation will be reassessed in the morning.

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Open day for Arras Tunnel in Buckle Street

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 September, 2014 - 06:20

Visitors and the public are invited tomorrow (Saturday 27 September) to walk through the newly constructed Arras Tunnel at the site of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at Buckle Street in Wellington, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson said today.

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