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Jalcon Homes' scaffolding tent helps build homes faster - Hambrook

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 19:50

The ever-changing Auckland weather is no longer an issue for Auckland-based design and build company, Jalcon Homes.

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Tech's momentum now a huge impact on Kiwi economy - NZTech

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 19:50

New Zealand is rapidly becoming a significant digital nation where technology is positively impacting on almost all traditional sectors such as banking, agriculture and tourism, the NZTech annual report says.

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Double success as VUW students win prestigious scholarships

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 16:05

Two Victoria University of Wellington students have been awarded prestigious Woolf Fisher Trust scholarships, valued around $300,000 each, to pursue their PhD studies at Cambridge University.

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NRC position regarding Northland pipeline rupture

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 14:50

Regional council staff yesterday (20/09) took surface water samples from three sites in the drain between the spill site and the Port Marsden Highway

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Nursing Award of Honour 2017 presented

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 12:20

At Wednesday night’s Annual Conference Awards Dinner, the NZNO Award of Honour was presented. The award is granted biennially. The nomination for Kerri Nuku met the criteria for the award. Ms Nuku was presented with the award of honour last night by NZNO President Grant Brookes.

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New clues revealed in childhood obesity puzzle

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 12:20

New evidence from New Zealand’s contemporary longitudinal study Growing Up in New Zealand shows how genes and the environment may interact to promote obesity.

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UC researcher finds accurate predictor of voter intention

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 12:20

A University of Canterbury researcher has found a simple and accurate way of predicting voter intention - and it may come down to a single Facebook ‘like’.

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ASEAN 50th anniversary to be celebrated in style

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 12:20

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the organisation of the ten Southeast Asian nations known as ASEAN.

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Otago study finds solving obesity epidemic can start at home

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 11:05

Fighting the wave of adolescent obesity in New Zealand could be as simple as establishing family rules and routines around food consumption and limiting screen time, a new University of Otago study has found.

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We need to take the mystery out of KiwiSaver - Canstar

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 11:05

With a wide variety of providers and funds all offering variations of an investment that we can have from childhood, but focused on our retirement, talking about KiwiSaver is never going to be straightforward. However, Canstar argues that it does need to feel more relevant.

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Confidence in property market 'undented' by pre-election jitters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 11:05

Confidence in New Zealand’s residential property market is showing no signs of pre-election jitters, a new research survey shows.

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Whangarei bylaws: The Birds and the bees and the traffic

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 11:05

Whangarei people did not have a lot of advice to give when, in July, Whangarei District Council announced it was revising its Parking and Traffic Bylaw and its Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw.

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Green Party candidate first to place vote

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 11:05

Green Party candidate Chlöe Swarbrick got in early this morning, becoming the first political candidate in the country to place her vote at 8.30am at Ellerslie's Mountainside Lutheran Church.

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NZ Resident 18s v Taurahere and Kiwi Ferns trials this Saturday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 09:50

This Saturday at Bruce Pulman Park, New Zealand Resident 18s and Taurahere will face off at 2pm.

As a curtain-raiser to this game, the first of the two Kiwi Ferns Rugby League World Cup trials will take place at 12pm.

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Fuel pipeline repair: status update

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 09:50

Good progress has been made overnight and during the day today on the repair to our RAP pipeline. One of four welds has been completed and the first of the two inline stopple plugs is in place. This work has been completed on schedule and to plan.

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Opinion: NZ politics' soft neoliberal underbelly

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 09:50

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has asserted that ‘neoliberalism has failed’. Instead, she claims, government intervention is necessary so the market will not dictate matters.

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More Otago couples will get first home - Dean

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 09:50

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says even more Otago first home buyers will be moving into a house of their own with a doubling in the financial support available through National’s KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme.

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New tourism fund receives 43 applications - Bennett

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 08:35

The first round of the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund has attracted 43 eligible applications, says Tourism Minister Paula Bennett.

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Crown wins Best Vendor Partnership for global mobility

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 08:35

Crown World Mobility (NZ) are the proud winners of the ‘Best Vendor Partnership’ title at the acclaimed 2017 Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMAs) event in Hong Kong.

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Celebrating World Dietitian Day at Waikato DHB

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 September, 2017 - 08:35

These days the word "diet" is often associated with fads and fashions. Anyone can be an instant nutrition expert, thanks to Google and websites full of pseudo-science.

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