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NZ On Air 'refuse to condemn 'Kill the PM' song'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 04:20

New Zealand On Air has refused to condemn @peace’s 'Kill the PM' song, and will not provide any assurance that no further taxpayer money will be used to support groups that promote violence and political hate.

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Behind the Brush brings more Lindauer paintings to life

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 04:20

The stories of Māori figures painted by the artist Gottfried Lindauer are explored in a new series of BEHIND THE BRUSH, starting Monday September 1 at 8.00pm on Māori Television.

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Orange is the New Black on TVNZ Ondemand in Sep

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 04:20

This September, TVNZ Ondemand invites viewers to break out the box set, and settle in for a marathon viewing session of cult hit prison dramedy, Orange is the New Black (OITNB).

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Two music legends coming to New Plymouth

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 04:20

Two of the biggest names in music will be performing at the TSB Bowl of Brooklands this summer.

Paul Simon and Sting will be bringing their On Stage Together tour to the Bowl on 31 January 2015 as part of a world tour.

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Edmonton World Triathlon Champs preview

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 03:05

Triathlon New Zealand is looking forward to this week’s ITU Elite World Championships in Edmonton with a sense of determination, having galvanised on the back of some recent success following disappointments at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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UnitedFuture stands behind fishers and hunters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 03:05

UnitedFuture’s Outdoors Spokesperson Alan Simmons says New Zealanders’ birth right to fish and hunt will be safeguarded by UnitedFuture’s return to Parliament this election.

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Hamilton Zoo tuatara head for new home

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 03:05

Ten juvenile tuatara from Hamilton Zoo are today bound for a new home.

The 10 reptiles are being transferred to Stanley Island, a pest-free Department of Conservation wildlife reserve in the Mercury Islands, off the coast of the Coromandel Peninsula.

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Hip-hop song offensive to all NZers - Family First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 03:05

Family First is slamming Auckland hip-hop crew @peace for their new release containing lyrics that threaten to kill Prime Minister John Key and have sex with his daughter.

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Deep Alpine Fault sensitive to nearby earthquakes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 03:05

Victoria University of Wellington researchers have discovered that seismic waves produced by earthquakes happening several hundred kilometres away trigger activity deep beneath the Alpine Fault.

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Another gold for NZ athletes at Youth Olympics

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 03:05

The New Zealand team saw gold again on day eight of competition at the Youth Olympic Games. Emily Fraser rode three clear rounds to boost the medal count to six.

SHOW JUMPING

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Antarctic themed exhibitions to open at Canterbury Museum

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 03:05

On 30 August two Antarctic themed exhibitions open at Canterbury Museum.

Hallett Station offers visitors the chance to view a genuine research station and discover what life was like down on the ice for researchers.

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Labour's animal rights policy positive for animals - SAFE

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 August, 2014 - 00:35

Chickens in cages and pigs in crates will be clucking and oinking for joy today, after the Labour Party’s commitment to end intensive farming. Today, SAFE received Labour’s new Animal Rights policy which aims to stop the cruel incarceration of millions of factory farmed animals.

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Labour's alternative budget confirms surplus post PREFU

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 19:49

The forecast slowdown in economic growth from last week’s PREFU requires a minor adjustment to Labour’s fiscal plan as part of our policy to be honest and upfront with Kiwis, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.

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Contributions to the Capital recognised with awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 16:05

Lifelong commitments to saving lives and soaring harmonies will be recognised this Wednesday by the Wellington City Council, when community stalwart Bill Day and world-beating barbershop quartet The Musical Island Boys receive Absolutely Positive Wellingtonian Awards.

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Caltex aims to raise $100,000 for Starship

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 15:05

Kiwis across the country who visit Caltex can help save lives in the process, as Caltex today announces its market-first ‘Swipe for Starship’ initiative, which aims to raise $100,000 for the Starship Foundation over one week.

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Review 'confirms fluoridation must end'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 12:35

By Dr. Stan Litras BDS BSc FIND (Fluoride Information Network for Dentists)

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Good news for three Lotto winners

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 08:50

It'll be very good news for three players from Auckland and Waitara when they realise they've won a $333,333 share of Lotto's First Division following this evening's draw, says NZ Lotteries' Chief Executive Todd McLeay.

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Labour’s 21st century transport pledge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 06:20

The next Labour-led Government will create a 21st century transport system for New Zealand that promotes the most efficient and sustainable combination of transport options, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford.

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Minister travels to Myanmar and Indonesia

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 05:05

Minister Tim Groser travels to Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, this week to participate in a series of annual regional trade meetings. He will also attend the Sixth Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations in Bali, Indonesia.

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Major parties to front up for Climate Voter election debate

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 August, 2014 - 05:05

New Zealand’s main political parties will take part in ‘The Great Climate Voter Debate’ on September 3.

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