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National Spelling Bee Champion crowned

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

George Sabonadiere, a Year Nine student from Dunedin, became the country’s tenth New Zealand Spelling Bee Champion today when he won the national battle of the words by correctly spelling the word ‘eugenics’.

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Heavy rain for the eastern BoP

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

A front over northern New Zealand is expected to move slowly eastwards across the North Island overnight Saturday and during Sunday morning and become slow moving over East Cape Sunday afternoon.

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Martin Sheen helps christen Sea Shepherd's newest vessel

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

At a press conference held today in Marina del Rey, Calif., Sea Shepherd Conservation Society USA and long-time celebrity supporter Martin Sheen unveiled the newest vessel in Sea Shepherd’s fleet, the R/V Martin Sheen, named for the Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Actors’ Guild awardee, and ann

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Police locate driver thought to be involved in fatal altercation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

Counties/Manukau Police have located and are speaking with the driver of a vehicle believed to have been involved in the fatal altercation in Gooch Place, Sommerville, at about 2.15 this morning.

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Burst of heavy rain for Fiordland Monday morning

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

A fast moving front is forecast to cross the lower South Island Monday morning, bringing a brief burst of heavy rain to Fiordland.

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Cold front expected to sweep north on Monday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

On Monday, a cold front is expected to sweep north over the South Island to reach the lower North Island later in the day. This front is expected to bring a period of rain to most of the South Island and lower North Island on Monday, and some snow to the hills and ranges of the South Island.

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Fatal crash on Memorial Ave in Christchurch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 08:35

Christchurch Police can confirm there is one fatality resulting from a serious crash that occurred on Memorial Ave at approximately 10.20pm last night (17 October 2014).

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Security seat will 'highlight NZ's independent foreign policy'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

New Zealand's United Nations Ambassador Jim McLay told Q+A he rejects claims New Zealand’s place on the Security Council will impact on the independence of our foreign policy.

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New valuations: 'Mayor could help by simply lifting UAGC'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

"As we know people’s rates won’t go up to the same extent.

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A new generation for Labour to win - Robertson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

The Labour Party must reconnect with New Zealanders through a new generation of leadership that looks forwards and outwards, Labour Leadership contender Grant Robertson said today.

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A victory for brand New Zealand

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

By Scott Walker

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Brownlie and Latham return to Blackcaps for opening ANZ ODI

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

Batsmen Dean Brownlie and Tom Latham return to the BLACKCAPS squad for the side’s first ever match at Tauranga’s Bay Oval next week.

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Perriam lifestyle fashion brand launches

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

Well-known Central Otago fashion designer Christina Perriam has launched her new offering to the world of fashion, PERRIAM, to wide acclaim.

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Supercross thrills bumper crowd at Aust Motorcycle Grand Prix

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

A capacity crowd flocked to watch Motul Suzuki rider Matt Moss and Penrite Oil Honda Racing’s Gavin Faith dominate Round 3 of the Penrite Australian Supercross Championship at the Tissot Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix today.

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Wallabies gallant in close defeat to NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

The Qantas Wallabies have been defeated by the All Blacks at the death 29 to 28 at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 45 186.

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Lucky Lotto player scores $1 million win

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 October, 2014 - 07:20

As the All Blacks gear up to take on the Wallabies tonight one lucky Lotto player has scored big after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division.

The winning Lotto ticket was sold at Motorway Dairy & Lotto in Auckland.

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NZ composer inducted to Music Hall of Fame

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 19:05

A composer who put the School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington on the map will be inducted posthumously into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Awards.

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Tonight's NBL Results

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 18:04

Wellington, April 17 NZPA - Results from tonight's National Basketball League games:-

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UC fine arts graduate youngest finalist in Wallace Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 10:50

A University of Canterbury fine arts graduate Elle Plank is the youngest person among the finalists in this year’s Wallace Art Awards

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Starfish advocates mindful attitude to fashion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

Designer STARFISH will be aiming to convert followers of fashion to the STARFISH way of thinking as Wellington Fashion Week kicks off today.

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