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Public transport 'to save NZ commuters almost $10k a year'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 01:50

A national review of annual commuter costs has found that New Zealanders could save an average of $9,065 every year simply by travelling to work with public transport instead of owning and driving a car or purchasing a second household car.

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Food industry called to consult on regulations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 01:50

Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew announced today that proposals for regulations under the Food Act 2014 are now open for consultation.

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Inaugural health hackathon attracting widespread interest

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 01:50

Software developers, medical specialists, healthcare professionals and people with long term health issues such as diabetes, asthma and heart problems, will be gathering in Auckland for a weekend to create novel health technology solutions next month.

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Farmers could save NZ’s unique biodiversity - expert

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 01:50

A University of Canterbury (UC) expert believes farmers, foresters and other landowners could save New Zealand’s native biodiversity through financial incentives.

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Body located in water near Bethells Beach

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 01:50

At around 11.40am this morning as the Police Eagle Helicopter continued the search for missing swimmer Johnny Faitaua, officers on board saw a deceased person in the water, just off the Bethells and O'Neills Beach peninsula.

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Brain plasticity symposium for Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 01:50

A world authority on the brain’s natural ability to form new neuronal connections will speak at New Zealand’s first Neuroplasticity Symposium in Auckland soon.

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Motorsport: Lilly takes Husqvarna to top of 125cc podium

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 01:50

By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com

Auckland's Kurtis Lilly is on top of the world at the moment ... well top of the mountain anyway.

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More seats on Mercury Bay's Summer Shuttle

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 January, 2015 - 00:35

There’ll be more seats on this year’s Summer Shuttle bus service to get keen holidaymakers to their favourite Mercury Bay beach during the busy holiday season.

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Three month trial of pre-hospital blood transfusions approved

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 17:05

In a move that is a first for New Zealand, Auckland’s Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and its land-based Rapid Response Vehicle will be able to administer a pre-hospital blood transfusion at the site of an accident, medical emergency or in transit to the hospital, during a three-mon

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Police seize drugs, guns and cash in multiple meth lab raids

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 13:20

Thirty-eight Headhunter Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG), members, made up of patched, prospects and associates are facing methamphetamine related charges following the termination of four investigations in the upper North Island over the course of 2014

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Injured horse rider airlifted from the Wairarapa Coast

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 07:05

At 5:00pm this this afternoon the Life Flight Trust was responded to the Wairarapa Coast to a horse rider who had fallen off his horse.

Life Flight responded in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter with a Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedic on board.

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Football: U-17s survive stern test

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 04:35

The New Zealand Men’s U-17 side maintained their perfect record at the Oceania Football U-17 Championship on Monday but were made to work hard to do so, eventually seeing off a spirited New Caledonia challenge 5-4 at the JS Blatter Football Complex in Apia.

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TFM on final countdown to Bathurst assault

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 04:35

The first all-New Zealand team to take on the premier race at Bathurst - the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest 12 hour endurance motorsport event - will have their million dollar Ferrari on route to Australia by the end of the week.

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Call for prayers and understanding over Sydney

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 03:20

New Zealand Christian Network director Glyn Carpenter is calling for people to pray and exercise understanding over the Sydney hostage incident.

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Young Kiwis admit to unauthorised streaming and downloads

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 02:05

Almost half of young New Zealanders admit to unauthorised streaming of TV programmes and almost a third indulge in unauthorised downloading of movies.

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Doha trade round a 'greater priority than climate change'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 02:05

Federated Farmers has backed the strongly worded communiqu� issued from the Cairns Group Farm Leaders meeting in Saskatoon, Canada. The Federation's President, Bruce Wills, is in Canada as part of the Cairns Group of 19 major agricultural exporting countries.

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Husband Sought After Burnt Body Death

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 02:05

Wellington, Jan 24 NZPA - Police today named the woman whose body was found burning beside a Waikato roadside and seeking her husband who skipped the country.

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Prominent photographers join EYEcon comp as mentors

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 02:05

Canon's annual EYEcon competition has once again drawn three of New Zealand's most prominent photographers on board as mentors for the 2012 photographic competition.

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Premature babies benefit from repeat steroids - study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 02:05

Repeat doses of steroids given to premature babies before birth will not affect the long-term development of these babies.

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Man Involved In Car Chase Remains In Custody

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 January, 2015 - 02:05

Auckland, Nov 10 NZPA - A west Auckland man who allegedly chased his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend for 8km before the man being pursued crashed into a police station to get help has appeared in court.

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