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Jo Murray receives Trish McKelvey Leadership Award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 November, 2014 - 11:20

Athletics stalwart Jo Murray has been awarded the 2014 Trish McKelvey Leadership Award for outstanding leadership in the sport sector at Sport Wellington’s annual Stakeholder Function and AGM.

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Jesse Ryder withdraws from NZ A squad

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 November, 2014 - 11:20

Jesse Ryder has withdrawn from the New Zealand A squad to tour the United Arab Emirates, citing personal reasons.

New Zealand Cricket’s GM National Selection Bruce Edgar says Ryder made the decision after meeting with SBS Bank Otago Volts officials in Dunedin this morning.

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Informatics expert wins prize for open systems

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 November, 2014 - 11:20

This year’s prestigious Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems was awarded to Dr Koray Atalag from the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland.

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Academy Awards 2012 – Best Animated Feature

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 November, 2014 - 11:20

I’ve only seen 3 of the 5 films, so here goes!

Who I Want To Win – ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’. The words Kung Fu and Panda say it all!

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G20 climate comment increases pressure on NZ - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 November, 2014 - 11:20

The G20 decision to include climate change in its communiqué despite Australia’s attempt to ignore it, increases pressure on New Zealand to come up with a credible plan to cut emissions, the Green Party said today.

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'More Kiwis will die' without better COPD awareness

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 November, 2014 - 11:20

Asthma NZ is warning Kiwis of the growing burden of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), one it says few New Zealanders are aware of despite it being the fourth leading cause of death in this country behind heart disease, cancer and stroke.

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Talented young violist wins Dame Malvina Major Foundation award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 November, 2014 - 08:50

A young violist who is the second ever New Zealander to attend the prestigious Glenn Gould School in Toronto has earned the recognition of The Dame Malvina Major Foundation in its latest round of Arts Excellence Awards for the Wellington region.

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Vector says be prepared for stormy weather

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 16:35

A severe weather watch remains in place for Auckland today. Northwest gales may become severe in exposed places from this afternoon until midnight tonight. Heavy rain is also expected in the region.

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Home chefs get their hands on secret ingredient

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 15:20

Home chefs can now get their hands on the secret ingredient of top New Zealand eateries like The Grove, Masu and Libertine with the official launch of The Secret Garden’s retail range.

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New initiatives to improve tenancy services

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 14:05

Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.

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'Healthy activity' for services sector

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 14:05

The services sector remained at consistent and healthy levels of expansion during October, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).

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Strategy needed to avert health funding crisis - HFANZ

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

A strategy to avoid a looming public health financing crisis is among recommendations from the health insurance industry contained in a briefing paper for Government ministers released today.

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MYOB announces 'OnTheGo' app for businesses

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

New Zealand’s leading business solutions provider, MYOB has today announced the release of MYOB OnTheGo, a free app for MYOB AccountRight and Essentials subscribers. MYOB OnTheGo allows users to manage their accounts and cash flow straight from their smartphone.

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SPCA Inspector to begin hunger strike for starving dogs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 11:35

An SPCA Chief Inspector will begin a three-day hunger strike tomorrow (Monday 17 November) to highlight a spate of dog starvings in Whangarei.

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NZ joins G20 climate problem - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 11:35

Confirmation this morning by John Key that his Government plans to do nothing to turn around NZ's rapidly rising greenhouse emissions means that New Zealand joins Australia as one of the problem children at the G20 meeting in Brisbane, the Green Party said.

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Shearing: Ferguson bounces back for fourth home show win

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 11:35

By Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand

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epay Silver Fern Rally: Bristow takes Historic Trophy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 11:35

Vince Bristow/Dean Mitchell of the United Kingdom have won the Historic Trophy in the 2014 epay Silver Fern Rally which ended in Queenstown this afternoon.

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Paddon keeps pushing on WRC Wales Rally GB

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 11:35

Kiwi rally stars Hayden Paddon and John Kennard displayed their trademark determination during the second day of Wales Rally GB, setting some front-running times and improving their overall position to 11th.

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Golf: New Zealand's Best Under The Sun

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 11:35

"This is the best sunscreen for golfers, and I'm not kidding." That's from David Owen and the sunscreen is from New Zealand which has to be the best place on the populated parts of the planet to test such a product.

Sunburnt kids and silly ideas

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Wallabies unable to topple France in Paris

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 November, 2014 - 11:35

A late surging Qantas Wallabies have been defeated by France 29-26 in Paris on Sunday morning.

The loss means that Australia has been unable to keep their unbeaten run against France in 2014 after the 3-0 successful series in June of this year.

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