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The TPPA: Bad for public services, bad for NZ - PSA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 February, 2016 - 16:35

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement could put New Zealand’s public services at risk, and the PSA’s urging the government not to sign it.

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Futsal Whites named for qualifiers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 February, 2016 - 16:35

The 14-man Futsal Whites squad was named on Wednesday to compete in the OFC Futsal Championship in Fiji next week, the tournament doubling as the Oceania qualifier for FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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Economic strength reflected in employment figures - EMA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 4 February, 2016 - 14:05

Growth in employment figures is evidence the underlying economic fundamentals of our economy are paying dividends, says EMA.

"We have been consistent in our belief the economy is sound and will drive growth and subsequent rise in employment," says Kim Campbell, CEO, EMA.

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Business Forum welcomes TPP signing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 21:05

The business community strongly supports the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and welcomes the signing of TPP in Auckland, says New Zealand International Business Forum Chair Malcolm Bailey.

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TPPA 'bad for LGBTI people: don't sign'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 18:35

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) union activists are urging the Government not to sign the TPPA.

"Signing the TPPA will erode human rights and stop access to life-saving drugs for people living with HIV/AIDs", says Karena Brown, CTU Out@Work Convenor.

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No room for complacency in volatile 2016 - Robertson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 18:35

The Government must not become complacent about a fall in the unemployment rate given the Reserve Bank Governor’s warning of increasing global uncertainty in 2016 and a plunge in dairy prices yet again, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson.

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Average sale prices continuing to rise - Harcourts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 17:20

Provisional residential data for the Northern Region in January, from Harcourts, New Zealand’s largest real estate group, shows average sale prices continuing to rise, up 17% on the same period in 2015, to $801,472.

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White Ferns ODI and T20 squads announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 17:20

The breakthrough season continues for 20-year-old WHITE FERN Thamsyn Newton.

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KiwiRail 'to use rubber bridge to replace iron bridge across Cook Strait'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 17:20

In another more bizarre twist to the KiwiRail Cook Strait ferry shambles, the company is introducing risky rubber-tyred trailers to replace railway waggons on the Cook Strait run.

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Four arrested in licence plate theft ring

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 17:20

Counties Manukau Police have resolved 35 cases relating to petrol drive-offs and number plate thefts around Counties Manukau District following the apprehension of five people (four of these people were arrested and one referred to Youth Aid).

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ASB KiwiSaver Scheme Calculator projects future savings

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

ASB has generated a new KiwiSaver calculator projecting the savings Kiwis could have to draw on when retirement calls.

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Vodafone welcomes Advertising Standards Authority ruling

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

Vodafone has welcomed an Advertising Standards Authority ruling that Warehouse Mobile made advertising claims which were likely to mislead or deceive consumers, and were also in breach of the advertising Code of Ethics.

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15 Palmerston North schools to serve KickStart Breakfasts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

As the school year begins again, MP Jono Naylor is pleased 15 schools in Palmerston North are serving KickStart Breakfasts.

"Breakfast prepares kids for learning so it’s important all children start the day with a full stomach.

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City's social agenda 'set to roar into action'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

An innovative partnership with Wellington Rugby is being proposed to assist Wellington City Council better deliver their social agenda.

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Extension to keep popular container mall going

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced an extension of a lease on Crown-owned land to enable the iconic Re:START Mall more time operating at its current site.

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Zika update - WHO declaration

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

The World Health Organization (WHO) has today announced a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in relation to the Zika virus.

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Immigration NZ selects TT Services as service delivery partner

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has once again selected TT Services as the preferred Service Delivery Partner (SDP) to provide visa application services in 24 locations across the globe.

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A refugee's story

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

Maha- fled her homeland making the 16,000km journey to the safety of New Zealand to start a new life in the quota refugee programme.

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Housing multi-generational families

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 February, 2016 - 16:05

An unrecognized household type, the multi-generational household (MGH), where more than one generation of related adults live together, has been rising sharply in New Zealand.

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