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New Zealand Law Society Investigations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 22:50

The New Zealand Law Society is unable to confirm whether or not a complaint has been made related to the allegations of sexual misconduct towards students in a summer law clerk programme at Russell McVeagh.

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Taxpayers being fleeced of $3 billion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 21:35

Yesterday’s release of the latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey review shows New Zealand taxpayers are being fleeced of more than $3 billion dollars annually.

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ACT leader extends best wishes to Bill English

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 19:05

ACT Leader David Seymour has extended his best wishes to Bill English and has congratulated him on his career in politics.

"I want to thank him in particular for his support for charter schools and his commitment to engaging disadvantaged students who had been failed by state schools.

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Nominations for Hastings-Havelock North councillor position

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 19:05

Hastings District Council’s electoral officer has received six nominations for the vacant Hastings-Havelock North councillor position.

Those nominations are:

Bruce Bisset

Alezix Heneti

Eileen Lawson

Chris Perley

Stuart Perry

Rion Roben

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Sky Tower joins landmarks lighting for Chinese New Year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 17:50

The Sky Tower’s red and gold glow on Auckland’s skyline is extra special this year with the icon joining some of the tallest towers around the world to celebrate Chinese New Year.

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Otago Polytechnic to hold architecture exhibition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 17:50

Otago Polytechnic will celebrate architecture in its various exciting forms next week.

A wide-ranging exhibition marks the 2017 introduction of the three-year Bachelor of Architectural Studies (Architectural Technology or Interior Architecture) at Otago Polytechnic.

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Real Estate Institute's response 'shows a lack of understanding'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 17:50

Undertake "a pre-purchase building or engineering inspection as a regular course of action" is part of the advice the Real Estate Institute is offering home buyers in "earthquake affected areas".

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Motofest weekend could be pivotal in title chase

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

The battle lines have been drawn in the superbike nationals and the next round at Hampton Downs in just over two weeks' time could be pivotal in determining where the trophies end up for 2018.

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Fresh group of Rotax racers take up the challenge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

A fresh group of Rotax category kart racers is set to take up the Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at the double-header opening round of the annual multi-round kart racing series in Palmerston North this weekend,

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Heat sees year-on-year sales volumes lift - REINZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

As the mercury rose during January to produce the hottest month on record, sales volumes across New Zealand rose when compared to the same time last year for the first time in seven months according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), source of the most compl

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Further Cyclone Gita help

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand will contribute a further $1.5 million to help with the emergency response and early recovery efforts in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Gita.

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NZ scientists trial first multimedia whale trap in the Ross Sea

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

A research team from the University of Canterbury has just returned from an Antarctic expedition to find out more about the secret lives of whales, specifically Type-C killer whales.

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Seafood industry welcomes considered approach to cameras on vessels

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

The New Zealand seafood industry has welcomed confirmation by Stuart Nash, the Fisheries Minister, that the Government is reconsidering a proposal to install cameras on all commercial fishing vessels.

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Squash team member makes semis in Canada

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

New Zealand Commonwealth Games squash team member Campbell Grayson has scored his second top win at the US$50,000 Canada Cup in Toronto.

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Night markets and school visits on Warriors' Rotorua programme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

A signing session at the night markets and visits to schools are on the programme for the Vodafone Warriors ahead of their NRL trial against Melbourne at Rotorua International Stadium on Saturday (3.00pm).

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Move to deliver pay equity for mental health workers positive - HRC

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

The Government’s announcement that it will enter pay equity talks with unions representing mental health workers is a positive move, says the Human Rights Commission.

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More Trustees announced for Cathedral fundraising trust

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 16:35

A further three Trustees have been appointed to the Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Trust by Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods.

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Police looking to locate wanted Wairarapa man

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 14:05

Police are looking to locate Henare Keri Namana, 34, who is wanted to arrest for a serious assault.

Namana is considered dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone who sees him should call 111.

He is believed to be in the Wairarapa, Wellington or Hutt Valley area.

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Body found in Motueka

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 10:20

A member of the public found a body in the Motueka estuary this evening.

Police were called to the scene at 5pm.

The body appears to have been there for some time.

Enquiries are underway.

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Police seeking witnesses to robbery in Christchurch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 February, 2018 - 09:05

Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in the Wainoni area, in Christchurch, on Monday 12 February 2018.

At approximately 6.50pm a 26-year-old woman was walking on Niven Road when she was approached by three men in a vehicle.

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