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Shortland Street actress releases song for 40 Hour Famine

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 May, 2015 - 21:50

Shortland Street actress Grace Palmer has penned and recorded a song to raise awareness about child hunger in Bangladesh and money for World Vision’s annual 40 Hour Famine.

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Photo Laundry returns for Auckland Festival of Photography

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 23:50

A world renowned photography event returns to Auckland in June as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography.

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Environmental protection the winner on the day - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 23:50

The Green Party is celebrating a victory for the environment, as John Key admits lack of support from other political parties has halted plans to gut the principles of the Resource Management Act.

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UK author and anti-euthanasia campaigner to visit NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 22:35

Dr Kevin Yuill, author of Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case against Legalization and anti-euthanasia campaigner from the UK, is visiting New Zealand next week for two days. He will give public lectures in Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington and is available for comment.

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New face to revamp viaduct hotspot

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 22:35

Viaduct venue Lenin is set for a revamp later this year - but Auckland party-goers can be assured it will retain its reputation as a nightlife hotspot.

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Budget 2015: Responsible and Business-like - Chamber

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 22:34

The Government has presented a budget that operates within its income and invests in those parts of society that require support says Mark Futter, Chief Executive of the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce

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Budget: More needed to end poverty - Every Child Counts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 22:34

Every Child Counts welcomes measures in the budget designed to improve child wellbeing and reduce child poverty, such as an increase in benefit rates.

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PHDIQ finds gold for Monteith's with technology from Atlas

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 22:34

True to the pioneering spirit of its West Coast New Zealand homeland, Monteith’s is "following no one" yet again, thanks to its digital agency PHDIQ and Atlas - a Facebook company.

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Budget does nothing for 'generation rent' - NZUSA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 21:20

New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations The national student union NZUSA has welcomed moves by the Government to reduce the fee increases institutions can charge students, but has warned that two major student problems remain unresolved: rent and debt.

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NZME Radio congratulates its Radio Awards winners

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 21:20

NZME Radio’s top radio talent has been officially recognised at this year’s Radio Awards with the media company completely dominating the client digital partnerships category of the awards.

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Cable cut reminds us of the risk of isolation - TUANZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 21:20

The news that the Southern Cross Cable suffered its second cut in three months is a timely reminder of our reliance on that network for international connectivity from New Zealand to the rest of the world.

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Chris Cornell announces NZ tour dates

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 21:20

Chris Cornell - multi-Grammy award-winning, Golden Globe nominated and acclaimed singer songwriter - has announced solo acoustic tour dates for November 2015.

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Thermal imaging 'may help save endangered NZ dolphins'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 21:20

Dolphins, seals and seabirds, as well as whales can be detected and distinguished using thermal imaging technology, opening up new areas of their study and offering greater protection from human threat, two recent scientific studies have suggested.

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BNZ enhances smartphone card payment technology

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 21:20

BNZ’s PayClip technology, which transforms smartphones into mobile credit and debit card payment devices, has been enhanced to offer a wider range of cards, including EFTPOS.

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Budget 2015 'shows no plans for public sector wages'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 18:50

The Public Service Association (PSA) says this budget does not address the wage rises needed across the public sector.

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Wellington Zoo vet nurse to speak at Beijing animal conference

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 13:50

Wellington Zoo Veterinary Nurse Sarah van Herpt has been selected to speak at the 2015 International Conference on Environmental Enrichment (ICEE) in Beijing this month. She will join speakers from other zoos and wildlife organisations around the world.

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Gallagher Bassett acquisition boosts NZ business

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 09:05

Gallagher Bassett Services Pty Ltd (GB) has boosted its size and offering in New Zealand through the acquisition of a book of business formerly carried by Cosignia on Monday 11th May.

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Budget funding boost welcomed - Lincoln University

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 May, 2015 - 00:35

A 20 per cent increase in tertiary funding for agriculture announced in today’s budget is being welcomed by Lincoln University Deputy Vice-Chancellor International and Business Development Jeremy Baker.

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Football: Honduras rebound for win against NZ Men's U20s

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2015 - 23:19

The New Zealand Men’s U-20s side continued their preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup on Thursday with a 2-1 loss to Honduras at Shoesmith Domain in Warkworth.

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Fairfax Media appoints Jeremy Rees

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2015 - 22:05

Jeremy Rees has been appointed to the newly-established National Community Titles editor role at Fairfax Media New Zealand.

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