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Consultation on Hamilton's rating review closed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 September, 2014 - 03:35

Consultation on Hamilton City Council’s proposal to change to a capital value rating system has closed.

A total of 664 submissions were received on the review of the rating system.

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High winds fail to stop Rena salvage

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 September, 2014 - 02:20

Despite working in winds occasionally gusting above 40 knots, salvors have today removed 15 containers from the stern of the cargo vessel Rena, taking the total number of containers removed to 64.

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Student investigating how homeless use cellphones

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 September, 2014 - 01:05

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is investigating how homeless or rough-sleeping young people use their mobile phones on the streets.

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Key 'wrong to use cyber protection to justify spying'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 20:20

John Key is trying to scare and confuse New Zealanders by saying mass surveillance by the GCSB is needed to achieve the country’s cyber protection, the Green Party said today.

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Paddon takes sixth place in Rally Australia

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 12:50

New Zealand’s top rally pairing, Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, has taken their best-ever result in a World Rally Championship car with a well-deserved sixth place at this weekend’s Coates Hire Rally Australia.

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Best NZ Act nominees announced for MTV EMAs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 11:35

MTV EMA season is underway! MTV today has revealed the first four nominees for the Best New Zealand Act: Lorde, Stan Walker, Ginny Blackmore and Broods.

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Good news for three Lotto winners

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 07:50

It'll be very good news for three players from Auckland and Waitara when they realise they've won a $333,333 share of Lotto's First Division following this evening's draw, says NZ Lotteries' Chief Executive Todd McLeay.

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Sustainable Energy Association announces new CEO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 06:35

Mike Smith, Chair of the Sustainable Energy Association of Australia (SEA) Board of Directors, today announced the appointment of Dermot Costello as SEA’s new Chief Executive Officer.

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National's commitment to children and families - Bennett

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 05:20

A re-elected National Government will continue to support and assist Kiwi families with targeted health, education, justice and social development initiatives in our comprehensive Children and Families plan.

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National planning Cyprus-style solution - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 05:20

The National Government are pushing a Cyprus-style solution to bank failure in New Zealand which will see small depositors lose some of their savings to fund big bank bailouts, the Green Party said today.

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Shihad put on NZ's first pay-per-view concert tonight

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 05:20

Kiwi rockers, Shihad, will make New Zealand music history tonight with a broadcast event of epic proportions.

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Powerball player in Feilding wins $7.2m

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 05:20

A Lotto Powerball player from Feilding will be marking the end of a cold and wet winter with a red hot $7.2 million boost to their bank account.

The winning ticket was sold at Feilding Video Centre in Feilding.

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Unexplained death at Peka Peka Beach

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 05:20

A person was found deceased in a vehicle at Peka Peka Beach in the early hours of Saturday 13/09/2014.

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Maori TV fears confirmed - Harawira

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 05:20

"Earlier this week I issued a warning about restructuring at Maori Television (MTS) which would involve Te Kaea being wound up, Native Affairs being turned into a magazine-style show, and staff cuts across MTS’ news and Current Affairs division", said MANA Movement Leader and MP for Te Tai Toke

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Fonterra Support For Christchurch Earthquake Victims

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 15 September, 2014 - 04:05

Fonterra has today donated $1 million dollars to the Red Cross Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.

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JUCY takes action to educate tourist drivers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 September, 2014 - 15:35

New Zealand owned and operated rental car Company JUCY is taking action with the launch of their new driver safety video, an educational initiative to combat the number of accidents caused by overseas drivers unfamiliar with our unique road conditions and rules.

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Local builder raises the level

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 September, 2014 - 13:05

Nelson builder Jonny Lewis has scooped top place over twenty other Gold Reserve finalists from around New Zealand to become a National Winner in the Registered Master Builders 2013 House of the Year - PlaceMakers New Homes $250,000 - $350,000 category.

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Serious crash on SH2 at Lower Hutt

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 September, 2014 - 08:05

Lower Hutt Police and other emergency services are currently at the scene of a crash on State Highway 2 near Melling Link.

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E-commerce site launched for Cxbladder

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 14 September, 2014 - 06:50

Cancer diagnostic developer and service provider Pacific Edge is set to launch an e-commerce platform later this month to make its Cxbladder technology available to all New Zealanders from the convenience of their home.

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