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Trainee teachers to benefit from education portal - Kaye

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

Teacher-training institutions can now access a digital resource that enables schools to share learning resources and best practices, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.

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Canterbury postgraduate to research making cities sustainable

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

A University of Canterbury postgraduate is heading to Baltimore in the United States to research making cities sustainable.

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NZ's largest permanent cruise ship docks in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

New Zealand’s largest permanently-based cruise ship opens for business in Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour today.

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Review 'will improve stock of regulation'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

The Reserve Bank is committed to delivering a world-class regulatory framework that is lean, easy to use and as cost-effective as possible, while still supporting the soundness and efficiency of the financial system.

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Palmers become NZ’s first BioGro-certified garden centres

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

In yet another first for New Zealand’s favourite garden centres, Palmers stores have become BioGro-certified retailers of organic products.

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Cottonsoft wins innovation award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

Operating in the highly competitive FMCG space, toilet tissue and paper towel manufacturer Cottonsoft is in celebration mode after receiving an award from Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ).

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New-to-NZ products at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 22:05

The Viaduct Harbour will host new innovation this September, as local companies show the best international products to New Zealand’s boating public.

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Children 'bearing the brunt' of Gaza conflict

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 20:50

Children, rather than combatants, are bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. One in five people being killed are children, and the number of children dying in this operation has risen by more than 40 per cent since the ground operation into Gaza began on 17 July.

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Give It Up for Hospice 'huge success'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 03:20

The quirky Give It Up for Hospice campaign which is running throughout the country and is designed to raise awareness of their Hospice shops has been deemed a huge success.

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Allowing NZers to sell homes to foreigners 'benefits NZers'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

By Jamie Whyte, ACT New Zealand

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Wine competition delivers 85 gold medals

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

The 2014 Spiegelau International Wine Competition, held last week in Marlborough, has awarded 85 gold medals, 199 silver and 536 bronze medals resulting in over 60% of all wines judged receiving an accolade.

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New book: Food, wine and stories from Central Otago

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

Food, wine and stories are the focus of a new book that shines the light on celebrated Central Otago wine producer Amisfield and its award-winning Amisfield Bistro.

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Judges set to taste over 1,150 wines

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

With a record number of wines entered in the New World Wine Awards this year, the independent panel of 13 wine experts will spend three days in early August, compared to two in previous years, judging every wine using the same internationally recognised system as other leading wine competitions.<

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Snow expected above 400 metres

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

Snow is expected above about 400 metres over eastern parts of the South Island and the lower and central North Island this morning.

Snow accumulations may reach warning amounts about Taihape and inland Wanganui and the hills of Wellington and in the south of Wairarapa.

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TPP helps local students gain confidence

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

A community-focused course at Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is helping local students gain confidence in their future.

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Basin Flyover decision 'victory for common sense'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

The Green Party welcomed the Environmental Protection Authority's draft decision announced today not to allow the $90 million Basin Reserve flyover in Wellington to proceed.

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Vodafone first to begin 4G rollout with 700MHz

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

It might only make up 1.1 per cent of New Zealand’s population, but Papakura has raced ahead to become the first district to receive superfast 4G mobile technology with 700MHz spectrum.

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Golf: McIlroy’s Mantra

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

Two simple words that’s all; well nearly all it took for Rory McIlroy to stay focused and finally win his first Open Championship.
 

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Neil Finn to tour NZ in September

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

Brent Eccles Entertainment is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated tour by one of New Zealand’s favourite performers and songwriters, the highly successful and much lauded: Neil Finn.

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UC designs app for Chch’s historic High Street precinct

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

The University of Canterbury (UC) has designed a phone app and a website for Christchurch’s quake-hit historic High Street precinct which was severely damaged in the February 22 earthquake.

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