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Softball: Broadcast rights awarded for Oceania Qualifier

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 19:35

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced today that broadcast rights have been awarded for the Oceania Qualifier of the 2015 Men's Softball World Championship throughout the Oceania region.

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Preview: Waitakere Utd v Canterbury Utd

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

Two sides with a firm desire to earn three points meet in the seventh round of the ASB Premiership on Saturday as Waitakere United host Canterbury United at Fred Taylor Park.

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Canterbury Sevens teams head to qualifying tournament

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

The Canterbury Men’s and Women’s Sevens teams head to Timaru this weekend to play for a spot in next year’s National Tournament.

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Heavy rain and strong winds for northern NZ this weekend

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

A deep low is expected to approach the Far North during Saturday,then move slowly across Northland during Sunday.

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Canterbury researchers part of bird evolution project

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

Two University of Canterbury biological scientists are part of a massive international effort that sequenced the genomes of 45 bird species helping unearth the best revolutionary framework map for birds to date.

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Man faces drug related charges after ute stopped

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

Canterbury Police arrested and charged a 26 year old man when they stopped a vehicle believed to have been carrying drugs on SH1 Main North Road in Woodend at approximately 3.15pm today.

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200,000 passengers take up free Wi-Fi on Emirates flights

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

More than 200,000 passengers have used Emirates’ free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline’s service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly.

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Football: Sigmund plays 150th game for Phoenix

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

Ben Sigmund will make his 150th appearance for the Wellington Phoenix against Central Coast Mariners at Eden Park on Saturday - an incredible achievement for a guy who turned his back on football and took up rugby 10 years ago.

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ZM's Fletch, Vaughan and Megan feature in iTunes best of 2014

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

NMZE. Radio has just learnt that ZM’s Fletch, Vaughan and Megan is officially the most downloaded podcast in New Zealand in 2014 in addition to being selected for Best New Podcast in the ‘iTunes Best of 2014 Awards’.

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Welfare system out of date and out of touch - Sepuloni

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

A new Child Poverty Action Group report released today highlights another example of how our outmoded social welfare system is harming kids, says Labour’s Social Development Spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni.

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New cycleway for Selwyn

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 December, 2014 - 18:20

Cyclists will soon have a new track to ride in Selwyn as construction has started on a new Springston to Lincoln Cycleway.

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Summer events coming to Selwyn

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 22:49

A great programme of family events is coming to Selwyn this summer.

The programme starts with two Christmas themed events in Darfield - the Darfield Country Christmas in the Park and a community Carol service and barbeque picnic.

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Farm automation businesses to merge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 21:35

LIC is merging its farm automation and milking sensor businesses to deliver more integrated technology and meet demand from farmers.

The co-op’s Protrack business will transfer into subsidiary Dairy Automation Limited (DAL) in 2015.

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Council to progress with flood mitigation work

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 20:20

Christchurch City Council has left the door open to an alternative approach to flood mitigation as a result of feedback received during the intensive consultation program.

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Enhanced HAWQi coastal buoy back in the water

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 20:20

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s science team returned the distinctive red and yellow ‘HAWQi’ coastal water quality monitoring buoy to its location offshore off Tangoio this morning.

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Mayor to judge pavlova competition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 19:04

Contestants in the Nosh pavlova competition this Friday will have to whip up a well-dressed dessert to impress self-confessed foodie Mayor Hardaker.

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Minister welcomes Pacific broadcasting news

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 19:04

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed the announcement of successful applicants to deliver Pacific programmes for TVNZ.

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New bus hub to be built at 123-125 Riccarton Road

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 17:50

After almost a year of consulting on three possible sites for a bus waiting lounge on Riccarton Road, the Council today decided to locate it on the corner of Division Street and Riccarton Road.

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Victims hailed for bringing sex offender to justice

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 17:50

Police today acknowledged the bravery of the 10 victims who gave evidence against a 66 year old Blenheim man who sexually offended against them.

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High fibre diet 'improves lung health in smokers'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 December, 2014 - 17:50

A diet high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers, according to researchers from the University of Auckland.

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