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McCully to Fiji for talks with Foreign Minister

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2014 - 03:34

Foreign Minister Murray McCully travels to Nadi tomorrow to meet with Fiji’s Foreign Minister Ratu Inoke Kabuabola.

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Council amalgamations still bad deal - DSC

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2014 - 03:34

Northland, Bay of Plenty, and Wellington ratepayers should not be seduced into accepting the amalgamation of their Councils by a recent amendment to legislation allowing for local boards not community boards, Chris Leitch, Democrats for Social Credit regional development spokesman, and Whangarei

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Criminals pay for new drug screening lab

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2014 - 03:34

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the opening of the first drug screening laboratory at the border will dramatically speed up analysis of unknown substances, saving time and money for Customs.

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Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour coming to Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2014 - 03:34

Dainty Group announced today that global superstar Miley Cyrus will bring her BANGERZ TOUR to New Zealand in October this year.

This will be Miley’s first ever visit to New Zealand and there will only be one Auckland show before she takes her tour to Australia.

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Cameron Madgwick appointed new chief executive of PEPANZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2014 - 03:34

Cameron Madgwick

Cameron Madgwick

Cameron Madgwick

Cameron Madgwick has been appointed as the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Cameron will join the PEPANZ team from 22 September 2014.

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Pike River receivers confirm charges

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 August, 2014 - 03:34

The Pike River Receivers confirm that a number of charges have been laid against the company by the Department of Labour. These were served yesterday.

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Cycling stars head to UCI Para-Cycling Road World Champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 21:20

The eleven strong team including three tandem combinations and five Hand-Cyclists who will be competing amongst 450 elite international athletes.

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Wellington Chamber releases election manifesto

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 16:20

Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has released its election manifesto for the region ahead of its Business Election Year Debate tonight.

The debate is being hosted by the Chamber in partnership with Massey University of Wellington, and Minter Ellison Rudd Watts.

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Shearer claims on power pricing a 'work of fiction'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 13:50

Claims by Labour Energy spokesperson, David Shearer, about rocketing power prices and "outrageous" profits are plainly incorrect and grossly misleading for New Zealand electricity consumers.

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Lorde returns home for tour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 13:50

LORDE - New Zealand's #1 award winning artist is finally coming home. In what will be her first ever New Zealand headline tour, Frontier Touring and Brent Eccles Entertainment are stoked to bring you four epic shows across the country.

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Genesis call centre staff to hang up on Monday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 10:05

Workers at Genesis Energy's Hamilton call centre take industrial action on Monday (14 November) over their employer's push for individualised performance based pay.

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Suspicious death now a homicide enquiry

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 08:50

Christchurch Police are treating the death of a teenage girl in a house fire yesterday as a homicide.

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Social Bakers launch election dashboard

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 06:20

Social media analytics company, Social Bakers, has released a New Zealand 2014 election dashboard.

The dashboard looks at the parties and politicians’ Facebook Pages (only Pages where data is public - not personal accounts) to show how the election is faring on Facebook.

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Arts Access Awards celebrate artistic contributions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 05:05

A "clever and quirky artist", a former comedian committed to social change, an innovative art space engaging with its local community, two festivals and prison arts leaders were recognised tonight (subs: 6.30pm 29 July) at the Arts Access Awards 2014, presented at Parliament by Arts Access Aotear

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Proposed Wellington Convention Centre 'beneficial'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 05:05

Property Council Wellington strongly supports the proposed Convention Centre for Wellington.

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Increases for fish stocks show success of QMS - Minister

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 03:50

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced increases to catch limits for a range of New Zealand fisheries today, thanks to healthy stock levels.

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One News launches Vote Compass

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 03:50

Vote Compass is the most sophisticated survey of voter attitudes that has ever been undertaken in New Zealand. Explore the issues and policies, and consider where YOU stand in this election.

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Bragato students meet on EIT campus

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 03:50

Italian and New Zealand Bragato scholarship winners Christopher Bonifacio and Ben Tombs found plenty of common ground when they recently met in Hawke’s Bay.

On a month-long tour of New Zealand’s wine regions, Christopher, like Ben, most enjoys making and tasting wine.

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Whibley tries something different

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 03:50

By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com

New Zealand’s Paul Whibley is not one to shy away from a challenge, but his latest race in the United States was certainly something out of the ordinary.

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Fletcher Building report net earnings of $339m

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 August, 2014 - 03:50

Fletcher Building today reported net earnings of $339 million for the year ended 30 June 2014, compared with $326 million in the 2013 financial year. The result included significant items totalling $32 million.

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