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MYOB outlines plan for online accounting practice solutions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

New Zealand’s leading accounting software provider MYOB today shared its vision for how it will fundamentally transform the relationship between accountants and their clients, and announced the first milestone in its journey to take accounting practice solutions online.

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Students occupy University of Auckland Vice Chancellor's office

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

A group of students have chained themselves inside the University of Auckland Vice Chancellor’s office. Another group are occupying the building’s roof.

The protest comes in advance of the University’s fee-setting meeting, where fees are expected to be raised by 4%.

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NZ Captioning Awards to acknowledge contributions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

The Captioning Working Group, with membership from Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand, The Hearing Association New Zealand and The National Foundation for the Deaf are proud to announce that the New Zealand Captioning Awards 2014 are being held on Friday 27th November at the Langham Hotel in Auckland.

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Snap announces national 200Mbps UFB plans

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

Snap’s national high speed 200Mbps UFB plans, announced today, give Kiwis access to the country’s fastest broadband throughout New Zealand.

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Wellington City Council social housing review this year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

A five-yearly review of its social housing policy is to be started later this year by Wellington City Council.

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Mitre 10 opens new store in Westgate development

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

Mitre 10 is expanding in Auckland’s new Westgate development, with its latest Mitre 10 MEGA store due to open Friday morning in time for the Labour Weekend retail rush.

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Junior Kiwis score narrow victory over Junior Kangaroos

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

The Junior Kiwis showed great resolve in their annual showdown with the Junior Kangaroos, coming out on top 15 points to 14 in what was an absolute nail-biter at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.

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Spotlight on health and safety in agribusiness

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

Waikato farming business leaders meet in Te Awamutu next week for an interactive session on driving effective health and safety practices.

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EPMU endorses Andrew Little for Labour leadership

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

The National Executive of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union unanimously endorsed Andrew Little for the role of Labour leader, at a meeting held yesterday.

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Humanitarian aid from NZ 'needed in Iraq and Syria'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 08:20

Global Peace and Justice Auckland is calling on the government to provide humanitarian funding for non-aligned NGOs (non-governmental organisations) in the Middle East rather than give any support whatever for the US-led military campaign in the area.

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Next steps for Rules Reduction Taskforce

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 October, 2014 - 04:35

Local Government Minister Paula Bennett has today launched the Rules Reduction initiative, opening the way for people to submit examples of property regulations and local rules that don’t make sense.

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Regional Council adopts Maori title

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 19:50

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted the Maori title Toi Moana as its official name to co-exist with its English language name.

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Geothermal 'has big potential for NZ'

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

New Zealand is a world leader in geothermal energy technology which has significant potential for the country’s energy supply, says Professor Rosalind Archer who will lead tonight’s third lecture in the University of Auckland’s Vice-Chancellor’s Lecture Series for 2014.

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NZ research supports global shift in workforce

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 11:05

Research undertaken on behalf of WooHoo NZ Tax Refunds supports the global trend of more people working multiple jobs and adjusting to this ‘insecurity.’

"We’ve been watching this trend with interest and wanted to know more," says Cilla Hegarty, CEO WooHoo NZ Tax Refunds.

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Eelderly couple missing in Gore

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 11:05

Gore Police are looking for a local elderly couple who have failed to return from a Sunday drive.

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Young guns shears charge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 09:50

Inclusion in the North Canterbury Development Circuit helped boost entries in the lower grades at the Ellesmere A and P Show Shears at Leeston on Saturday.

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Mount track closed for search

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 09:50

Users of the Mauao area advised that the track around the base of the Mount has been closed temporarily today (Monday 20 October) as part of ongoing efforts by Police to locate two people recently missing in the area, including local boy Jack Dixon.

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Kiwis actively avoiding digital advertising - survey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 09:50

Kiwi consumers are becoming skilled at avoiding advertising in new forms of media and are utilising technology to assist them according to a recent survey.

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National Spelling Bee Champion crowned

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

George Sabonadiere, a Year Nine student from Dunedin, became the country’s tenth New Zealand Spelling Bee Champion today when he won the national battle of the words by correctly spelling the word ‘eugenics’.

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Heavy rain for the eastern BoP

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

A front over northern New Zealand is expected to move slowly eastwards across the North Island overnight Saturday and during Sunday morning and become slow moving over East Cape Sunday afternoon.

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