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MPs held in Sri Lanka for highlighting human rights abuses

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

The detention of Green Party MP Jan Logie and Australian Green Senator Lee Rhiannon in Sri Lanka today highlights the very problem they were travelling to Sri Lanka to shine a light on.

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Football: New Caledonia topple Futsal Whites

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 04:05

With the boisterous home crowd behind them, New Caledonia came from behind beat the Futsal Whites 2-1 on Friday at the OFC Futsal Championship Invitational.

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Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 04:05

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Cricket: NZ A trounce Scotland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

Centuries from Grant Elliott (109) and BJ Watling (119-) have led New Zealand A to a comprehensive 199 run victory over Scotland in their first match at Ayr in Scotland.

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Snow flurries about central North Island overnight

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

Snow flurries are expected above 700 metres about the central North Island High Country from this evening (Friday) until about dawn Saturday. However, snowfall accumulations are no longer expected to reach significant warning amounts (greater than 10cm in 6 hours) and the Watch is now lifted.

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Temporary enforcement policy for dairy effluent pond overflow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

A temporary enforcement policy announced by Environment Southland today (15/08/2014) will help farmers deal with effluent ponds in danger of overflowing due to the wet winter conditions.

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Troye Sivan releases debut EP

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

"I can honestly say that I made the music I wanted to make. That’s how I sleep at night. I’ve already started writing the album, it’s just going to get better and better." - Troye Sivan

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Power: Member Appointed To JAS-ANZ Governing Board

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

Commerce Minister Simon Power today announced the appointment of Denise Bowen as a member of the Governing Board of the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ).

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BNZ Daily Markets Wrap and Strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

NZD

The NZD was the outperformer amongst the majors overnight, with NZD/USD up 0.4% to 0.8490.

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Promising new treatments for multiple sclerosis

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

New treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) using common anti-psychotic agents have been discovered by Victoria University of Wellington researchers.

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Take a hike and explore Queenstown this summer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2014 - 02:50

With its world renowned multi-day hiking tracks and walking trails now open for summer, Queenstown is buzzing with visitors keen to explore the magnificent scenery.

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GE Capital shakes up NZ credit cards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 20:35

Underpinned by extensive customer research and two years in development, GE Capital is excited to launch the Gem Visa card - a card that offers an unprecedented six months interest free on all Visa purchases over $250, anywhere, anytime.

Gem Visa

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Internet MANA 'Revolution' clip 'now rated PG'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 10:35

Internet MANA has voluntarily taken down its Join the Revolution video clip and replaced it with a more "family-friendly" version following a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority.

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Death from cancer more likely in NZ - study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 06:50

Although cancer death rates in New Zealand are falling, they are still substantially higher than Australian rates.

That is one of the findings in a study that compared trends in New Zealand and Australia’s cancer death and incidence rates.

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Time running out to get a free flu jab

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 05:35

Time is running out to get a free flu vaccination for those who are eligible.

Act now and avoid flu putting a dent in your spring plans but remember free flu vaccinations are only available to those who are eligible until the end of this month August 31.

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ASB Farmshed Economics Report: Softening the dairy blow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 04:20

While eleven of the last twelve dairy auctions have recorded price falls, the sheer magnitude of the falls is bringing other factors in to play, according to the latest ASB Farmshed Economics Report.

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Green Party proposes 100% captioning of TV

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 04:20

The Green Party today announced that building a more accessible and inclusive society for disabled people will be a social priority for this election.

The Green Party will:

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Jockey recruits All Blacks for NZ Fashion Week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 04:20

Jockey is giving New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) goers a real treat this year by inviting some of our favourite All Blacks and All Blacks Sevens players to strut their stuff on the runway - in only their Jockeys.

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Tradies down tools for a week to ride 2000km for charity

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 04:20

More than 20 Laser Members from across Australia and New Zealand will be riding from Melbourne to the Gold Coast on ‘Postie Bikes’ starting today, to raise awareness of depression and anxiety and funds for beyondblue.

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All Blacks team named for opening Bledisloe Cup clash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 August, 2014 - 03:05

The All Blacks team to play the eagerly-awaited opening Bledisoe Cup Test match of the Investec Rugby Championship this weekend has been named.

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