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Shear excitement for show week in Canterbury

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 03:05

Shearers and woolhandlers are gathering in Christchurch for the New Zealand Corriedale Championships at the Canterbury Show in Christchurch today and tomorrow (Thursday and Friday).

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Bioenergy Association congratulates Fonterra on clean energy target

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 03:05

The Bioenergy Association congratulates Fonterra on its commitment to reduce absolute emissions by 30% by 2030, and transition towards net zero emissions by 2050.

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Ideas exchanged to improve cancer treatment and car making

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 03:05

After being diagnosed with cancer, Mike Butler was fascinated by the process through which patients were treated - but saw an opportunity to introduce practices from the car manufacturing facility, where he works, so that it might run more smoothly.

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Chartered Accountants annual IR Satisfaction Survey results

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 03:05

Issues experienced with GST changes earlier this year have prompted Chartered Accountants to request more training from Inland Revenue (IR) ahead of the implementation of the new income tax system, the latest Satisfaction with IR survey released today reveals.

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Geologist who discovered Zealandia awarded Royal Society honour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 03:05

A geologist who led a project that unveiled a new and largely underwater continent called Zealandia has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi.

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Air New Zealand boosts Houston services

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 03:05

Air New Zealand will fly daily to Houston for most of next winter as demand for travel between New Zealand and Texas continues to soar.

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Special cover for Kiwi manufacturers cautious about food risk

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 03:05

A New Zealand insurance underwriting agency is providing an exclusive cover for manufacturers which are facing major challenges in relation to recall of contaminated food and beverage products.

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MOTAT wins 'Excellence in Marketing' category at business awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 01:50

MOTAT’s focus on using past, present and future Kiwi technology, innovation and heritage to inspire its audience and the creative use of digital media are being hailed as driving factors behind the museum winning the ‘Excellence in Marketing’ category at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards

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Not too late to do the right thing for parents - English

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 01:50

The Prime Minister needs to show the common sense and compassion missing from her Workplace Relations Minister and right the wrong that prevents new parents taking leave together to spend time with their newborns, National Party Leader Bill English says.

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Government needs to put a ceiling on debt - Joyce

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 01:50

The new Coalition Government needs to rapidly put a ceiling on the debt levels it’s prepared to tolerate as it opens wide the taxpayers chequebook, National Party Finance Spokesperson Steven Joyce says.

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10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2017 - 01:50

While rugby league and the prospect of a Tongan team taking the World Cup is currently gripping Tongans around the world, in the Kingdom there is an election to be won tomorrow.

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National extends keeping-in-touch days for parents

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 20:50

National MP Sarah Dowie is pleased that the Government has adopted her amendment to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill which boosts the number of hours that parents on Parental Leave can return to work without forfeiting their entitlement.

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Number of rentals halve nationwide - Trade Me

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 10:50

Kiwi tenants can expect stiff competition for rental properties as the number of properties to choose from has dropped 50 per cent in the past year, according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index.

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Women effectively working for free from today - Genter

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 07:05

Women are working for free from today till the end of the year because of the gender pay gap and this needs to change, says Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter.

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Golf For Men – Tennis For Women

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 03:20

“If you are a man, that is. For female athletes, tennis is by far more financially rewarding.” Writes Danielle Rossingh who headlines her post, “Want to make a good living in sport?...Take up golf”.

143 men and perhaps more to come

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SMEs stay clear from digital marketing in favour of emails

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 02:05

Despite huge advancements in digital marketing with new tools to reach customers, New Zealand small and medium enterprises (SMEs) lean heavily on word of mouth to acquire customers, and emails to communicate with them.

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Opinion: Root causes of refugee crisis need to be addressed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 02:05

The Prime Minister is to be congratulated for trying to do the decent thing by, in her words, "offering to lend a hand" with regards to Australia’s appalling treatment of refugees detained, then abandoned, on Manus Island (not to forget the others detained on Nauru).

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Global climate change agreement extended to Tokelau

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 02:05

New Zealand has taken action to formally bring Tokelau into major global climate change agreements, Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced today.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement will apply to Tokelau from today.

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Housing Minister presented with People's Review of Renting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 02:05

Today ActionStation and Renters United presented an open letter from their People’s Review of Renting to Housing Minister Phil Twyford supporting the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill which is due to be debated tonight.

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Parents set for better information about their children's learning - NZEI

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 November, 2017 - 02:05

Parents will have better information about their children's learning following Government assurances today that schools will be required to report on the full curriculum - not just children's results in the three National Standards subjects, says NZEI Te Riu Roa.

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