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Time for NZTA to work on alternatives to flyover - Labour MPs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

The High Court decision rejecting the New Zealand Transport Agency’s attempts to build the Basin Reserve flyover must now mean that NZTA finally works with the community on other options for transport solutions in Wellington, Grant Robertson and Annette King Labour’s Wellington MPs say.

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High Court Basin flyover decision the right one - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

The Green Party is delighted the Basin Reserve flyover will not be going ahead after a ruling by the High Court today.

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Palmerston North minister elected head of international charity

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

Palmerston North Presbyterian minister, the Very Rev Pamela Tankersley, has been elected as the head of Singapore-based Council for World Mission (CWM).

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Investitures at Government House Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

Notable politicians, authors, artists, wild horse conservators, Maori language innovators and a Wheel Blacks’ legend are amongst the New Zealanders whose achievements will be celebrated at investiture ceremonies at Government House in Auckland next week.

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Foreign students prop up industry - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

A flood of foreign students to prop up the so-called Export Education industry has pushed the gain of migrants to a new record of nearly 60,000, says New Zealand First.

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Stockholm the last hit out before Chicago for Sissons and Hewitt

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

The ITU World Triathlon Series is fast coming to a close, with Stockholm this weekend representing the third last race on the series for 2015 as the race for podium places in the final world rankings heats up.

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Kiwi business to kiwi business is good for NZ - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

New Zealand First questions why Kiwi companies are not trading with each other, but instead import from foreign suppliers.

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NZ's largest snow sport event gets underway

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2015 - 16:20

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome today’s opening of the fourth Winter Games New Zealand in Queenstown.

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Deaths of takahe on Motutapu Island a tragic accident

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 18:05

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu representative on the Takahē Recovery Group, Sandra Cook, has labelled the deaths of four takahē on Motutapu Island a tragic accident.

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Restoration up close and personal

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 16:50

Penguins, plants and the plains were plentiful on a whirlwind tour of ecological restoration sites hosted by Lincoln University for visiting international students.

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New Long Term Incentive Scheme for incoming Abano CEO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 16:50

Abano Healthcare Group Limited (NZX: ABA) has adopted a new Long Term Incentive Scheme for incoming CEO, Richard Keys, on substantially the same terms as the previous Long Term Incentive Schemes that were put in place in 2008 and 2011.

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Customer experience 'not the flavour of the month'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 16:50

Don’t even think about developing a customer experience strategy for your business unless your organisation is fully committed long-term.

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Deerstalkers’ Association appalled at bird deaths

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

The National President of the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association (NZDA) is "appalled" that four protected takahe were shot on an organised cull targeting pukekos.

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Economist gives Wellington vote of confidence

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

Wellington offers good opportunities for investors, first home buyers, and people looking to free up cash outside Auckland according to BNZ’s chief economist Tony Alexander.

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Repair failure rate so bad Brownlee should go - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

Minister for Earthquake Recovery Gerry Brownlee must take full responsibility for a 36 per cent failure rate in earthquake underfloor repairs and resign, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Ron Mark.

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NZ First 'makes lone stand for small business'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

New Zealand First’s efforts to protect small businesses from extra costs under the Health and Safety Reform Bill have been ignored.

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University staff can workout while they work

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

A health and wellbeing initiative at the University of Auckland is encouraging staff to trade in desks and chairs for exercycles.

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Doctors concerned at lack of information on TPPA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

Doctors are calling upon the government to provide more information about the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in response to claims by the Prime Minister that last weekend’s protesters were "misinformed".

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Cash strapped DHBs struggling to find cuts - King

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

An unprecedented number of DHBs do not have financial plans for the year in place as they struggle to identify the $141 million in cuts required this year, Labour Health Spokesperson Annette King says.

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Hamilton City Council's finances 'in great shape'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2015 - 15:34

The Hamilton City Council has delivered better than expected against the city’s financial plan measures for the year ending 2014/15 as reported to the Finance Committee today.

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