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Family Business Survey: Heads winning over hearts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 October, 2014 - 07:50

New Zealand’s family businesses must innovate, attract the right skills and differentiate themselves if they are to remain successful, according to the findings from the latest PwC Family Business Survey, one of the most comprehensive of its kind relating to families and their businesses.

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Investigation into complaint about Chorus suspended

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 October, 2014 - 07:50

The Commerce Commission’s investigation into Chorus’ proposed changes to the regulated unbundled bitstream access (UBA) service have been put on hold. This decision follows an announcement from Chorus that it has put its proposals to constrain the service on hold.

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Please explain Minister… yet again - O'Connor

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 October, 2014 - 07:50

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy needs to explain what is going on with our export of sheep casings to China, Labour’s Primary Industries spokesperson Damien O’Connor says.

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Mobile data usage sees big boost at All Blacks match

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 October, 2014 - 01:50

New statistics from Spark New Zealand show mobile data use soared during the Bledisloe Cup match on Saturday night. An increase in mobile data usage of 110-percent was seen in comparison with an All Blacks versus South Africa test match that took place at Eden Park in September last year.

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Body confirmed to be one of missing fishermen

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 22:20

After a formal identification overnight Waitemata Police are now in a position to confirm the body located in the water yesterday is that of one of the missing fishermen.

The search for the missing fisherman will continue today.

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Death by drowning 'a horrible way to go'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 16:04

There’s a bit of a myth that drowning is a "gentle" way to die.

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Mud Rookies Super Sprint to Spartan success

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 11:05

Four members of Nelson’s first Obstacle Racing Club, "Wairua Mud Rookies", have once again returned triumphant from Australia, following the successful completion of not one, but two "Spartan" obstacle races in Sydney on Saturday 11th October.

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'Action needed' to keep disabled adults safe

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 11:05

Keeping disabled adults safe is the focus of a meeting being held in Auckland this week.

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Chiefs add more players to squad

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 09:50

The Chiefs have added two more to their squad with the signing of Tasman winger Bryce Heem and Auckland loose forward Sean Polwart.

All Blacks seven’s player Bryce Heem will join several of his Tasman team mates at the Chiefs for the 2015 season.

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All Blacks team named for Brisbane Test against Australia

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 09:50

The All Blacks team to play Australia in the third Bledisloe Cup Test of the year has been named.

The Test will be played at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, this Saturday 18 October. (Kick-off: 7.05PM QLD time, 10.05PM NZT.)

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Indian music, food and dance to light up Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 09:50

A renowned dance troupe from northeast India will help Wellington celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights this weekend.

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Team effort for turtle trio in trouble

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 08:35

Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium and Auckland Zoo are hoping three sea turtles that came into their care in critically ill conditions after being rescued off Northland’s west coast in late September will get the second chance at life they deserve.

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Reform of RMA 'critical to reforming housing affordability'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 08:35

The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing if the downward trend in home ownership over the past 20 years is to be reversed, Building and Housing, and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said today at the Property

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Spark customers targeted by ongoing fraudulent phone calls

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 08:35

Spark has set up a Scam Hotline after receiving further reports from some of its customers about phone contact by fraudsters claiming to be from Spark.

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Social media power 'trumping trademark rights'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 07:20

Recent international events where trademark law has come off second best against social media should serve as a caution to New Zealand companies to tread carefully when enforcing their rights.

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2 Cheap Cars expands

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 07:20

One of the country’s fastest growing companies is set for further expansion with four new branches across the country in three months.

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NZ Law Society supports Malaysian Bar Peace and Freedom Walk

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 07:20

The New Zealand Law Society has expressed its support for a planned Walk for Peace and Freedom by Malaysian lawyers protesting against continued use of the Sedition Act 1948 by the Malaysian government.

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Young NZers shine in global mathematics competition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 07:20

New Zealand secondary school students have taken out honours in one of the world’s biggest mathematics competitions.

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Maori Party mourns loss of distinguished art historian

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 07:20

He mamae nui kua tau ki te tini o te tangata i te rongo kua tīraha te rangatira, te mātanga toi o te Taitokerau a Te Ahorangi Jonathan Mane-Wheoki. E hika, noho mai hei whetū ki te poho o Ranginui kia tīaho iho mai koe ki tō iwi mō ake tonu atu.

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EFTPOS NZ official supplier to NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 October, 2014 - 07:20

EFTPOS New Zealand is proud to announce we are the official eftpos supplier to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

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