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NZ Govt not pulling its weight for Syrians - Oxfam

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 17:50

New Zealand falls well short of its fair share of international contributions to the Syria crisis, according to a new report by Oxfam released today.

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New Zealand broadband reaches 'crucial tipping point'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 16:35

Spark has announced that half its broadband base has moved onto newer, future-proofed technologies.

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Smartfoods moves to new high-end factory

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 14:05

New Zealand food producer, Smartfoods moved into new premises today to enable the company to accommodate recent rapid growth. The factory will quadruple production capacity, as part of a five-year plan to boost revenue to $50 million from this year’s target of about $20 million.

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Competition reveals Hawke's Bay's top supermarket checkers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 12:50

Last night, 55 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Hawke’s Bay region went till-to-till in Foodstuffs North Island’s 70th annual Checker of the Year competition, which has attracted a record number of entries this year.

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Labour Party blurring lines with public service - Smith

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 12:50

The State Services Commission must immediately investigate the relationship between the Labour Party and the Department of Internal Affairs’ Office of Ethnic Communities, National’s State Services spokesperson Nick Smith says.

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Waste advisor to support community with rubbish and recycling options

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 11:35

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has a brought a new advisor on board to provide free, in-home waste minimisation and rubbish disposal advice and support to Kāpiti residents.

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2019 Ford Ranger pricing and models: better value for money

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 11:35

The updated 2019 Ford Ranger will go on sale in October 2018 with a raft of focused improvements that build on Ranger’s renowned and award-winning off-road capability and on-road versatility.

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Powershop launches new charity product

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 10:20

Powershop have launched a new charity product to support those parents dealing with the stress and anxiety of a neonatal journey.

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Libraries' Poetry Competition closing soon

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 10:20

The Kāpiti Coast District Libraries invite local poets to enter the sixth annual Libraries’ Poetry Competition.

Libraries and Arts Manager Kat Cuttriss says this is a great opportunity for budding poets to express their creativity and tap into their competitive spirit.

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Honouring our refugees - Dame Susan Devoy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 10:20

Refugees who have resettled in New Zealand should be acknowledged as some of the bravest, kindest and most resilient people amongst us, Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy says.

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Consumer demand pushes growth surge in NZ organic sales

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

The New Zealand organic sector has grown 30 per cent or 10 per cent a year since 2015 to now be worth $600 million, buoyed along by consumers, here and globally, demanding natural, ethical products that are good for them and their families.

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Jones runs amok again - Goldsmith

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

The dysfunction and disunity at the heart of the Government has again been put on display by Shane Jones, National’s Regional Economic Development Minister Paul Goldsmith says.

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Steady volumes at end of season - REINZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) shows there were 71 fewer farm sales (-13.8%) for the three months ended May 2018 than for the three months ended May 2017.

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Just Imagine: How to ensure immunity against disruption

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

What is it about the Survivor TV series which still has us riveted, 18 years and 36 seasons later? It’s the "same scenario, different palm trees" time and time again, but what’s the secret sauce that has its ranking furiously rising to the top? In a word: it’s real.

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Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence falls 2.6 points

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

The Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence Index fell 2.6 points in June, taking it to a level of 108.6. That compares to a level of 111.2 in March, which was close to the survey’s long-run average.

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Abortion stats show rate continues to decrease - ALRANZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

Statistics New Zealand reports 13,285 induced abortions were provided in 2017, compared with 12,823 in 2016.

This represents a slight increase (3.6%) in the abortion rate per 1000 women aged between 15 and 44 from 13.5 in 2016 to 13.7 in 2017.

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Thirty siz NZ children murdered every day - Right to Life

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

In 2017 there were 13,285 abortions reported in New Zealand. This represents a 3.6 per cent increase on the 12,823 abortions reported in 2016. We should mourn with these women who are grieving the loss of their precious child. This represents 36 babies murdered every day in New Zealand.

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Micthell Pham, 'a leader in world class tech sector'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

NZTech chair Mitchell Pham who receives the Kea World Class New Zealand Award tomorrow night, is a leader in New Zealand’s world class tech sector.

Past winners of these awards include Sir Peter Jackson and Lady Fran Walsh.

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What seven former refugee kids love about NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 09:05

New Zealand resettles 1,000 refugees each year (a number set to increase to 1,500 by 2020). More than half of these people are children under 18.

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Trade and Telstra - CMC Markets

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 June, 2018 - 01:35

Investors bailed out of stocks overnight as the trade war of words escalated. Major European and US indices finished down around 1%.

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