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Buddle Findlay congratulates Halberg finalists

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 21:05

As a key sponsor of the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation (the Foundation), Buddle Findlay would like to congratulate all finalists announced by the Foundation for the 54th Halberg Awards.

Click here to read more. http://www.halberg.co.nz/news/54th-halberg-award-finalists-announced/

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Rat Point fire investigators asking for public assistance

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 21:05

The Otago Regional Fire Authority (ORFA), aided by the Police, have begun the investigation into the cause of yesterday’s blaze at Rat Point that cut power and road access to Glenorchy.

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Friday 13th good luck for black dogs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 19:50

More than 24 dogs are hoping for a lucky break on Friday the 13th as they wait in Auckland Council animal shelters for new families.

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Woman missing in Tauranga found

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 19:50

The 78-year-old woman who was missing in Tauranga has been located safe and well.

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance.

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Property Maintenance and Nuisances Bylaw consultation closes soon

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 19:50

We've drafted a new Property Maintenance and Nuisances Bylaw and you can tell us what you think about the proposal until 27 January, 2017.

"Everybody is entitled to quiet enjoyment of their own property," says Barry Smedts, our Community Environment Manager.

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New Plymouth District Council issues Dangerous Building notice

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 19:50

The New Plymouth District Council has made a decision under the Building Act 2004, to issue a Dangerous Building notice to 47 Currie Street in central New Plymouth.

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Merrin release raunchy music video

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 18:35

Merrin have a lot to smile about with their hot new single "Mr. Dominant", released 01 January 2017 and possibly the raunchiest Rock music video NZ has seen.

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Fire risk extreme in Hawke's Bay and Gisborne; complete ban on now

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 18:35

A total fire ban is being imposed across Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne.

A decision to move to the ban across the regions was made this morning (January 11), in the wake of continuing hot, dry weather with little respite in the forecast.

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Property values drop in parts of NZ as the LVR takes effect

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 January, 2017 - 18:35

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for December increased 12.5% over the past year. Values rose by 1.3% over the past three months and are now 51.5% above the previous market peak of late 2007.

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Corbel Construction begins 2017 with $35m of projects underway in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 23:50

Corbel Construction (Corbel) has signed $35million of new projects in Auckland as the company extends its presence in the North Island.

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Crash closes SH25 west of Kopu Bridge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 22:35

State Highway 25 is closed in both directions just west of Kopu Bridge following an accident. Detour in both directions via Paeroa.

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Shearing record broken in King Country woolshed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 21:20

A crowd packed into a King Country woolshed had to wait till the last moments of a 480-minutes day before seeing a World ewe-shearing record broken by just two sheep this afternoon.

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Road users in eastern Waikato should plan ahead to avoid delays

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 20:05

Travellers in eastern Waikato may encounter brief delays while seasonal road maintenance work is done over the next few weeks.

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Algal bloom on Hurunui River at SH7

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 20:05

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Hurunui River at State Highway 7.

The warning follows the finding of high levels of the potentially toxic benthic cyanobacteria Phormidium in the Hurunui River.

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Gastro prevention advice for campers and trampers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 20:05

While there have been no further outbreaks of suspected norovirus since the cluster of cases among visitors to Nelson Lakes National Park, campers and trampers in the region are urged to exert caution to avoid catching the debilitating virus.

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Crashes close SH25 west of Kopu Bridge and SH25A

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 20:05

Serious crashes have closed State Highway 25 just west of Kopu Bridge and SH25A (Kopu-Hikuai Rd). Detours in place for both accidents, expect delays.

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NZ rallies for imprisoned Chilean activist

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 18:50

Auckland Peace Action (APA) and Racial Equity Aotearoa (REA) are calling on the Chilean government to release political prisoner and indigenous activist Francisca Linconao. She is a traditional spiritual leader of the Mapuche people and is currently under house arrest.

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One dies following crashes in Thames

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 18:50

Waikato District Police are investigating two serious crashes which have occurred near Thames this afternoon.

The roads remains closed in both areas and motorists are asked to avoid the area, using an alternative route or postponing travel for at least two hours.

Crash one:

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Further upside for dairy price rally

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 18:50

Reduced milk supply out of key dairy export regions - including New Zealand - will fuel further dairy price increases in the early part of 2017, according to Rabobank’s latest global dairy outlook.

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SH2 south of Katikati now open but significant delays expected

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 January, 2017 - 18:50

State Highway 2 near Katikati is now open but traffic remains heavy in the area and significant delays are expected.

A crash closed the State Highway near Tetley Road this afternoon.

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