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Gallagher Chiefs team announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 16:50

The Gallagher Chiefs will play their final pre-season match on Wednesday, just a short way up the coast from the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens which took place over the weekend.

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Conservation Minister wants more marine protected areas developed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 16:50

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are vital to protect important habitats and feeding areas for marine mammals, birds, fish and invertebrates and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage wants to see more developed.

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First meeting looks at urban design and congestion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 16:50

The Planning Committee met today for its first meeting of 2018 to consider updates on quality urban design across Auckland and the Auckland Smarter Transport Pricing project.

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New faces confirmed for Rotorua trial

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 16:50

Six of the Vodafone Warriors’ new signings will have game time in the club’s NRL trial against the Melbourne Storm at Rotorua International Stadium on Saturday (3.00pm kick-off).

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Aggravated robbery in Hamilton

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 16:50

Hamilton Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of the Deanwell Superette on Deanwell Avenue this morning.

At approximately 6:55am three people entered the store armed with a large knife and a hammer.

They arrived in a stolen red Mazda Demio driven by a fourth person.

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SFO closes investigation into free-range eggs producer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 16:50

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has concluded its investigation into a free-range eggs producer.

SFO Director, Julie Read, has closed the investigation having determined the high evidential standard for laying criminal charges had not been met.

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BNZ opens Wellington workspace for customers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 15:35

Today, Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) officially opens the doors to its new Wellington Partners Centre located at Ricoh House on 1 Victoria Street.

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Toxic algal bloom discovered in Lake Pegasus

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 09:20

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Lake Pegasus.

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National to support first reading of child poverty legislation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 08:05

National will support the Government’s proposed child poverty legislation to its first reading but won’t guarantee any ongoing support unless it agrees to amendments that will ensure it measurably improves deprivation, National’s spokesperson for Children Paula Bennett says.

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Thomas Sainsbury and Hamish Russell take on Auckland Fringe

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 06:50

Who better to peer into the world of female friendships than two men in wigs? 

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Orana joins forces with ambitious rhino conservation programme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 04:20

The Australian Rhino Project, in conjunction with Zoos South Australia and Taronga Conservation Society, has announced a new partnership with Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch, to assist in the organisation’s vital mission to build an insurance population of rhinos outside of Africa.

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Boil water notice for Sheffield Waddington water supply

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 February, 2018 - 00:35

Residents who are on the Sheffield Waddington water supply are advised to begin boiling water.

A boil water notice has been issued by Selwyn District Council after test results showed that E. coli levels were above recommended levels.

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Silverdale poplar trees to be removed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 23:20

A section of Hamilton’s Silverdale Rd will be under "stop/go" sign traffic control in coming days while two large stands of poplar trees are removed.

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Emergency relief supplies to depart for Tonga

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 20:50

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced a RNZAF C130 Hercules aircraft carrying emergency relief supplies will depart for Tonga this afternoon.

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Winners of Daltons Late Bloomers Awards announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 19:35

There were big blooming smiles today at two lucky kindergartens who were announced as winners in the Daltons Late Bloomers Awards, which is part of the popular Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project.

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Greenpeace amused at survey oil industry releases about itself

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 18:20

Greenpeace is calling oil industry efforts to put a positive spin on a just-released public perception survey "desperate and misleading".

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Date nights and experiences impressing Kiwis this Valentine's Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 18:20

Kiwis are continuing to invest in experiences, as new data shows sentimental spending has increased by 33% since 2015, with the number of transactions up by 47% during the Valentine’s Day period.

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Heavy rain brings down a slip and closes SH11 in Northland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 18:20

The NZ Transport Agency advises that a slip has closed State Highway 11 just south of Opua in the Lemons Hill area in Northland.

The highway will not be opened until the slip has been cleared and geotechnical engineers have assessed that the hillside is stable and safe.

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Deloitte appoints 17 new leaders

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

Deloitte is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new equity partners and ten new directors, effective from 1 December 2017.

The new partner appointments bring the total number of equity partners across the firm’s six offices to 114.

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Outdated tenancy laws increase risks for children in poverty - CPAG

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

Childhood illnesses, transience and a disastrous rate of homelessness in New Zealand evidenced by the Government's Stocktake on Housing report are attributable to a desperate lack of housing required to meet the needs of a growing population, says Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).

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