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Gastro outbreak shows Ruataniwha must be scrapped - Greenpeace

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 August, 2016 - 21:35

Greenpeace is calling for the Ruataniwha dam project in Hawke’s Bay to be scrapped in light of the latest lead on the gastro outbreak.

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Kordia and Thinxtra Internet of Things network passes half-way mark

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 August, 2016 - 21:35

Business-focused service provider Kordia together with partner Thinxtra, says the deployment of a dedicated new Internet of Things (IoT) network, being established nationwide, has officially passed the halfway mark.

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Economist visits NZ to present ground-breaking cancer research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 August, 2016 - 01:35

Renowned American economist, Professor Frank Lichtenberg, has been commissioned by Medicines New Zealand to analyse the impact new cancer medicines have on New Zealand patients and the healthcare system.

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Husband and wife team run for council in Southland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 August, 2016 - 01:35

Invercargill husband and wife couple Nathan and Rochelle Surendran today announced their plans to run for local government in Southland this year.

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Radical action for gender equality in Antarctic science

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 August, 2016 - 00:20

An international team of scientists have organised a global ’Wikibomb’ to blow up the perception once and for all that Antarctic science is a boy’s club.

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New global sports product launching in New Zealand

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 August, 2016 - 00:20

Herbalife, a global nutrition company, have announced the official launch of two new sports products, CR7 Drive and Formula 1 Sport, which are available for purchase nationwide from August 20.

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Wellington 'needs the airport runway extension'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 23:05

The proposed Wellington Airport runway extension is a welcome step in futureproofing the infrastructure needed to manage Wellington’s growth and development.

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Young Auckland musicians win Arts Excellence Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 23:05

Three young Aucklanders have had a financial boost to their artistic careers thanks to the Dame Malvina Major Foundation. The Foundation’s Auckland Committee has awarded Arts Excellence Awards totalling $10,000 to pianist Delvan Lin and violinists Shauno Isomura and Maia-Dean Martin.

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Actually, it is rocket science

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 23:05

Space is the new frontier at the University of Auckland with the launch of a space systems project where students will design and build a satellite that will be sent into orbit.

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Factory expansion at Surtees Boats in Whakatane

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 23:05

Whakatane boat builder Surtees Boats is undergoing a major expansion of its current production facility with the addition of a new 900sqm building.

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Lower Hutt youth rapt to attend Teen Summit in Boston

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

Four Hutt Valley teenagers are now bursting with ideas to make more films and music after an eye-opening visit to the United States.

Eru Kepa, 13, Joel Alheit, 17, Michael Sanders, 14, and Ben Pomare, 14, attended the 2016 Teen Summit in Boston last month.

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Got a Trade? Got it Made!

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

Got a Trade Week 2016 is being launched tomorrow by Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston.

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Playing with Pokemon helps Jethro through transfusions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

Shannon Gantley brings her son Jethro Morrow to Whangarei Hospital’s Children’s Ward on a Thursday each week. While the caring nurses and play specialists keep Jethro entertained, Jethro receives a transfusion of plasma to keep him alive.

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Hamilton Police search for missing 16 year-old

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

Police are concerned for the safety of 16 year-old Jared Pohe who has been reported missing to Police.

Jared has Autism and was last seen yesterday afternoon in Frankton.

He was wearing a blue hoody, grey track pants and white/blue sneakers.

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Better planning 'could have lessened impact of water contamination'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

The Havelock North water contamination crisis is a painful reminder of how much worse the impact of infectious outbreaks can be when proper planning isn’t in place, an emergency planning specialist says.

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Maggie Lawton runs for Dunstan Ward of Otago Regional Council

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

Announcing her nomination for the Dunstan Ward of the Otago Regional Council, Wanaka based scientist Dr. Maggie Lawton wants to apply her skills, experience and knowledge to the on-going health and wealth (natural capital and monetary capital) of the Otago Region.

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Tourism New Zealand Visitor spend and arrivals

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

Tourism New Zealand says a continued growth in international holiday arrivals and an 18 percent increase in spending for the autumn quarter is more great news for the New Zealand economy.

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Minister of Transport unveils new Queenstown runway lights

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 21:50

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges has tonight officially inspected and switched on the new runway lights in Queenstown, a key milestone in getting Queenstown Airport ready to receive after-dark flights.

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Lotto, Powerball and Strike jackpot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 13:05

Lotto, Powerball and Strike have all jackpotted tonight meaning there is a combined prize pool of $7.2 million up for grabs next weekend.

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Leggy Lady Golfers – The Long and Shorts Of It

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2016 - 05:35

My recent visit to the North Island Amateur Champs at Muriwai unexpectedly gave me an opportunity to see some of the lovely lassies often featured in NZ’s glossy golf mags like The Cut.

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