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Rabobank's Farm Managers Program marks ten years

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 10:20

This year marks the 10th year of Rabobank’s Farm Managers Program, with more than 300 young farmers from across New Zealand and Australia graduating from the program since its inception in 2006.

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Former major league pitcher calls Christchurch home this week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 10:20

Having a former Major League Baseball pitcher coaching up and coming baseballers in a foreign country doesn’t happen that often so a month in New Zealand for D J Carrasco is proving invaluable.

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NZ Post half-year profit shows no need for drastic cuts - EPMU

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 06:35

New Zealand Post’s $100 million half-year profit shows that the organisation doesn’t have to slash services, and the Government should stop putting pressure on the board to deliver bigger dividends.

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Week of Anzac centenary commemorations planned for Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 20:35

Prime Minister John Key has announced a week of Anzac commemoration events in Wellington marking the centenary of the First World War Gallipoli landings.

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Māori scholarship winners announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 19:20

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the five winners of a prestigious tertiary scholarship in honour of the 28th Māori Battalion.

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Motorsport: Wilson stretches his MX2 class advantage

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 14:20

By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com

Kiwis be warmed, Australian Jay Wilson is just getter faster and faster.

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Spectacular Wellington parade to mark eve of Anzac Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 14:20

A spectacular parade commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landings will weave its way through Wellington on Friday 24 April - the day before Anzac Day.

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Bainimarama meets with World Bank regional vice president

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 14:20

Prime Minister Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama and World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Axel van Trotsenburg will meet Monday to discuss the reinvigorated partnership between the World Bank and the Fijian government following last November’s election.

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Sunny January coincides with record growth for cider

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 13:05

Figures released by DB Breweries today revealed Kiwis were reaching for more cider over the Christmas festive period.

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Huge week of WW1 commemorative events for Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 13:05

A spectacular series of commemorative events are planned for Anzac Week in Wellington during April as New Zealanders mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings during the First World War, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry announced today.

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'Wake up call needed' to end misery of homelessness

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 11:50

The solutions to end the misery of homelessness for more than 30,000 New Zealand children and adults is staring us in the face but what's needed is serious action from the Government and public.

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Lincoln scholars set to tackle the big issues

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 11:50

First year Lincoln University students Maddy Albertson and Chester Potter want to make a difference in the world, especially when it comes to the pressing problem of climate change.

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Man charged in relation to Chch burglary

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 11:50

Canterbury Police received a report of an intruder, with minor injuries, in the Redwood suburb of Christchurch at approx 10pm on Saturday (21 February 2015) by a young teenager who was home alone.

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Motorsport: Cooper smashes MX1 class at Timaru

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 11:50

By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com

Cody Cooper has the No.1 emblazoned on his big red Honda CRF450 for a reason and his rivals were left in no doubt as to what that reason was at Timaru on Sunday.

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50,000th visitor to Future Christchurch Showcase expected

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 11:50

Thousands of people have taken the opportunity to explore everything that is happening in greater Christchurch at the Future Christchurch Showcase with the 50,000th visitor expected this week.

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Football: Auckland City hold top spot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 10:35

Auckland City FC cemented their spot at the top of the ASB Premiership table with a 3-1 come-from-behind win over Canterbury United in what was a passionate encounter at Kiwitea Street on Sunday.

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King Country shearer smashes World merino record

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 10:35

From Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand

King Country shearer Stacey Te Huia has tonight smashed a World shearing record - in Australia.

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Big bill after Minister bypassed airport security - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 10:35

The cost to the taxpayer of the inquiry into former Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee deliberately breaching security at Christchurch Airport is $43,550.

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Valuable last hit-out for Vodafone Warriors

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 10:35

The result - a 42-14 score-line - wasn’t important but the Vodafone Warriors came out of their final preseason hit-out with plenty of positives from their clash against the club’s New South Wales Cup combination in Papakura today.

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Netball: West Coast Fever inaugural Challenge Trophy holders

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 February, 2015 - 10:35

West Coast Fever will be the first team in the ANZ Championship to hold the new Challenge Trophy after being named the inaugural holders at a highly-anticipated ballot draw.

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