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Rescue teams redeployed to search for man in Manawatu River

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 December, 2016 - 06:50

Statement by Inspector Dave White:

Rescue teams have this morning been redeployed to search for a man missing in the Manawatu River in Palmerston North.

The man was last seen yesterday evening at about 6pm.

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HP NZ Partner Awards 2016 winners announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 12:05

HP New Zealand has announced the winning partners at the second annual 2016 HP Partner Awards held at St Matthew-in-the-City last night (1 December).

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Aggravated robbery at Merivale TAB

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 10:50

At about 6.50 pm on Sunday 5 June 2016 the Merivale TAB at 7 St Albans Street, Merivale was the target of an aggravated robbery.

There were two staff members and a customer on site.

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Otago girl honoured by Queen for fighting online bullying

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 10:50

Commonwealth Youth New Zealand Executive Director Aaron Hape today congratulated Maniototo Area School student Ashleigh Smith on being named as New Zealand's Queen's Young Leader award winner for 2017.

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Shearing and Woolhandling Champs: Best friends to take on the world

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 09:35

Like most sporting communities, the world of competition woolhandling is a small one where everyone knows everyone else. Want proof? Let’s take a look at the Welsh team selected to contest the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill, New Zealand in February.

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NZ banning sunbeds 'will have little impact on jobs'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 09:35

Banning sunbed services in New Zealand would help reduce skin cancer rates and only have a minimal impact on businesses and jobs, new University of Otago research suggests.

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NZDF Invictus team members prep with wheelchair basketball game

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 09:35

The New Zealand Defence Force Invictus Games (NZDF) Team will battle it out in a friendly game of wheelchair basketball on Wednesday 27 April at Devonport Naval Base.

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House of Travel exec chairman takes out Local Hero Award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 08:20

House of Travel’s Executive Chairman and Founder Chris Paulsen has been awarded a Local Hero Award at this year’s Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards, which identify and reward everyday people doing extraordinary things in their communities.

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Hamilton detectives investigate suspicious fire

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 08:20

Hamilton detectives are investigating a suspicious fire that occured in the early hours of Saturday morning 26 November 2016.

The fire seriously damaged a car parked inside a carport at a Tauwhare Road, Hamilton address and Police are asking for witnesses to come forward.

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$1m for more wireless technology in schools

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 08:20

A funding increase for the Wireless School Network Upgrade Project (WSNUP) will see $1 million provided towards retrofitting wireless technology at 34 state-integrated schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.

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Tourism spending grows in all regions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions over the year to October 2016.

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Air NZ remixes classic Christmas song for down under

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Air New Zealand has teamed up with multi-platinum artist Ronan Keating and rising acting star Julian Dennison to record a uniquely Kiwi take on one of the world’s most iconic Christmas songs, rewritten to celebrate the magic of a Southern Hemisphere Christmas.

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Love leads Naddi to football dreams

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Auckland City FC goalkeeper coach Simone Naddi's football journey has taken him from the pitches of Tuscany to an adventure in New Zealand he could only dream of.

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Vet plays it by ear

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Getting a cat to take its medicine can be an exercise in futility, so a recent Massey graduate decided to prove that an innovative new delivery method could be used successfully.

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Whangarei harbour water improving

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Many in the crowd turning out to see Mayor Sheryl Mai jump into the Town Basin were celebrating the enormous gains made in upper harbour water quality over the past 10 years.

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Horticulture industry celebrates major successes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is welcoming a new report showing a 40 per cent growth in horticulture export earnings since 2014.

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Job ads up 3.9% on same time last year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Data released by SEEK today reveals new job ads increased by 3.9% year on year to January 2013. Auckland and Canterbury led the growth, both boasting healthy increases in new job ads over the last month, 2.6% and 2.5% respectively.

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Air New Zealand opens doors to new regional lounge in Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Air New Zealand has today welcomed customers to the airline’s first lounge dedicated to regional travelers out of Wellington.

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Forum Findings: No Need To Be Scared

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 December, 2016 - 07:05

Forest owners say other land owners should not be afraid to embrace the initiatives proposed by the Land & Water Forum.

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Concern regarding lack of conversation on the increasing number of HIV cases

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 December, 2016 - 13:35

Stigma and silence about sexual health has seen an increase in the number of New Zealanders contracting HIV, according to a local expert.

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