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Coastal hazard areas to be withdrawn

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 09:35

The withdrawal of contentious provisions from the Kapiti Coast District Council Proposed District Plan (PDP) - including coastal hazard provisions - will take effect this week.

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Maori component to Nelson Arts Festival

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 09:35

For the first time, three events featuring traditional and contemporary Maori arts will feature in this year's Nelson Arts Festival.

Named Toi Ora, which means Living Art, the events are raranga (weaving) workshops, a regional urban art competition and a Maori Arts market.

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NZ beat Chinese Taipei with day to spare In Davis Cup

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 09:35

New Zealand has sealed victory in their Asia/Oceana Group one Davis Cup relegation tie against Chinese Taipei indoors at Wilding Park, Christchurch in just two days.

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Maori Television refutes claims on Rotorua relocation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

Maori Television refutes claims made in today’s newspapers that it is planning to relocate its offices and studios from Newmarket to Rotorua.

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Paddon takes first WRC stage win in Spain

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

New Zealanders Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have ably demonstrated their continued improvements on the world stage of rallying by taking their first stage win on a FIA World Rally Championship event.

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Rotorua shift for Maori TV a "bizarre" move

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

The bizarre idea to move Maori TV to Rotorua is either poor planning or possible political interference that adds to the perception of a service in crisis, says Labour MP for Tamaki Makaurau Peeni Henare.

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Golf: Bad Breaks - Best of the Worst

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

"Hands-down it's got to be luckless Joe Daley at Q-school when his putt went in, bounced off the bottom of the cup and came back out. He missed by one. That was awful."

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Eric Watson donation ensures waterslide green light

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

Following a call-out to the New Zealand public to help them raise $100,000 in just six days to build the World’s Biggest Waterslide 2.0, depression charity ‘Live More Awesome’ were last night celebrating after receiving a call from kiwi businessman and entrepreneur, Eric Watson offering the

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Different focuses for ASB Premiership coaches

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

Two coaches with different focuses meet in the ASB Premiership season-opening fixture in Dunedin on Saturday as Auckland City’s Ramon Tribulietx and Southern United’s Mike Fridge do battle at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

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Aggravated robbery of Lower Hutt dairy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

Hutt Valley Police continue to search for the offender who robbed a Waterloo Road dairy at knife point around 4.45pm today.

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Kurtley Beale fined $45k for ARU code of conduct breach

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

An independent Code of Conduct Tribunal has tonight found Qantas Wallaby Kurtley Beale guilty of a serious violation of the ARU Code of Conduct, and handed down a $45,000 fine, for sending an offensive photograph to an ARU employee.

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Palmers become NZ’s first BioGro-certified garden centres

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 October, 2014 - 08:20

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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Māori Television refutes claims on Rotorua relocation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 21:05

Māori Television refutes claims made in today’s newspapers that it is planning to relocate its offices and studios from Newmarket to Rotorua.

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WCC named among the best in Australasia at community engagement

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 21:05

Two Wellington City Council teams were highly commended when the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) named the best in Australasia at its annual Core Values awards event in Sydney on Wednesday (22 October).

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Charter schools: 'worst fears confirmed'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 17:20

The recent admission from the Minister responsible for the introduction of charter schools, John Banks, that charter schools will not have to accept students in the local area confirms the worst fears of opponents to the education initiative.

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Research casts Mansfield in a new light

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 09:50

A fresh interpretation of early writing by author Katherine Mansfield has not only enhanced understanding of her work, but also sheds light on an important period in New Zealand’s history.

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Come clean on agenda for TVNZ - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 09:50

Prime Minister John Key must state today whether the government is prettying up Television New Zealand for sale now or in the future, says New Zealand First.

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Greens urge Govt to help eradicate polio

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 08:35

On World Polio Day, the Green Party is urging the National Government to resume funding for polio eradication.

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NZ 'becomes soft touch for so-called business immigrants'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 08:35

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse needs to explain why New Zealand has allowed the country to become a soft touch for so-call business immigrants, given the sharp rise in investor approvals.

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First Safer Boating Week gets the message across

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 October, 2014 - 08:35

Real-life survival stories during New Zealand’s first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says.

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