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The moa ecology paradox: NZs large moa did not disperse large seeds

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 22:20

A new study about New Zealand’s extinct moa, involving acid baths and concrete mixers, by researchers from the University of Canterbury and Landcare Research, has revealed a surprising finding about their ability to disperse tree seeds.

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Colliers International expands presence in Taranaki

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 19:50

Leading property company Colliers International is expanding its presence in Taranaki’s commercial real estate market with the appointment of experienced broker Benet Carroll.

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Industrial action partially called off - Auckland Transport

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 17:20

Auckland Transport has been advised that industrial action planned for tomorrow and Friday by the First Union and the Tramways Union has been called off.

The stoppage would have affected 59 trips tomorrow morning operated by NZ Bus.

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Education leader on taskforce to review schools

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

A Massey education leader who is passionate about the need for equity in education has been appointed to a government taskforce to undertake the biggest review in 30 years of the way our schools are governed, managed and administered.

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Summit will build momentum on UN's goals to'transform our world'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 12:20

Leaders, influencers, scholars and creative thinkers are looking at how New Zealand can make progress in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a day-long summit hosted by Victoria University of Wellington.

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Govt dragging its heels on Auckland schools - Kaye

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 11:05

The Government needs to explain why it has put the Auckland Education Growth Plan on hold, National’s Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye says.

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IGIS must explain legal basis for reference group - Brownlee

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 11:05

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Cheryl Gwyn must explain the legal basis upon which she appointed her new Reference Group, National’s Spokesperson for GCSB and NZSIS Gerry Brownlee says.

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Youth crime more than halved under National - Mitchell

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 09:50

Latest figures showing that the youth offending rate more than halved over National’s time in office prove that National was on the right track and the new Government’s softer policies will risk undoing the good work, National’s Justice Spokesperson Mark Mitchell says.

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Investing in our start-ups for the future of business

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 08:35

The CeBIT Australia StartUp Conference and PitchFest 2018 will bring a fresh wave of innovative technology ideas to the showfloor.

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Final development lots for sale in Rotoura business park

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 08:35

The final five lots available for development are up for sale in the 23-hectare Eastgate Business Park opposite Rotorua Airport offering an opportunity for owner occupiers, developers or add-value investors to establish a presence in one of New Zealand’s most successful business parks.

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Golf: “Walking Miracle”

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 04:50

“Tiger Woods may regard himself as the miracle man but he would not class success in this, the 82nd Masters, as the finest sporting revival story of all time,” or so the story goes according to The Guardian.

Gentleman Ben

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Tallyho - Fannin is on way back

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 03:35

Shaun Fannin is hoping one of his favourites can help him get back into the winner’s circle at Woodville on Thursday.

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Six ways to improve water quality in New Zealand's lakes and rivers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 03:35

Two years ago, New Zealanders were shocked when contaminated drinking water sickened more than 5,000 people in the small town of Havelock North, with a population of 14,000.

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FDWNZ to represent Ashburton at Trustpower Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 03:35

Filipino advocacy group, Filipino Diary Workers in New Zealand Inc. (FDWNZ) will join the country’s best and brightest voluntary groups and organisations at the Trustpower National Community Awards taking place in the Queenstown Lakes region from 13-15 April 2018.

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InHaromy Choir saw Timaru District well-represented

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 02:20

InHaromy Choir did the Timaru District volunteer community proud at the Trustpower National Community Awards in the Queenstown Lakes District this weekend.

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Measles case in the Waikato

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 02:20

People at Hamilton branches of Bunnings, New World, and PAK‘nSAVE are being urged to check their measles immunity status after a person with the viral illness was in the stores.

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Kidnapped snail shipped home

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 02:20

An endangered giant land snail mistakenly kidnapped by trampers from Kahurangi National Park is being returned home by the Department of Conservation.

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Paparoa Wildlife Trust showcase West Coast at Trustpower Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 02:20

The Paparoa Wildlife Trust showcased the West Coast’s spectacular natural beauty at the Trustpower National Community Awards in the Queenstown Lakes District over the weekend, going head to head with the country’s best and brightest volunteer groups and projects on a national stage full of fr

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Black Friday continues for NZ Law Society - Families 4 Justice

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 02:20

Another protest is scheduled this week by Families 4 Justice outside the NZ Law Society in Auckland following last Fridays event.

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GovTech aimed at creating digital solutions for Government

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 April, 2018 - 01:05

Digital innovators, budding entrepreneurs and public sector agencies in Wellington are encouraged to get involved in a three-month business acceleration programme aimed at creating digital solutions for ‘better, faster and stronger’ government.

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