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ARROW stars in Wellington for Armageddon Expo

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 April, 2014 - 15:49

Stars from the hit TV series ARROW have confirmed they will be coming to New Zealand for the Armageddon Expo in Wellington from Saturday May 31st to Monday June 2nd following the earlier Hamilton event taking place on Saturday May 24th and Sunday May 25th.

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English confirms he has no plan to raise wages - Little

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 April, 2014 - 13:34

Finance Minister Bill English has confirmed he has absolutely no plans to lift wages, Labour’s spokesperson on Labour Issues, Andrew Little says.

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Important work for new Pacific Advisory Group - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 April, 2014 - 00:05

New Zealand First’s Spokesperson for Pacific Island Affairs Le’aufa’amulia Asenati Lole-Taylor has congratulated new members on their election to the Wellington City Council’s Pacific Advisory Group.

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Council 'cannot ban legal highs'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 19:05

Under current law Gisborne District Council cannot ban the sale of legal highs (psychoactive substances) in our district. Council can restrict where these substances are sold.

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Additional MBIE guidance for multi-unit residential buildings

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 17:50

The release of technical guidance for multi-unit dwellings means people living in flats or units can have confidence that the rebuild and repair solutions are technically sound and meet New Zealand Building Code requirements.

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Kick-off times announced for FIFA U20 World Cup NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 17:50

An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.

With 52 matches spread across the nation, the public will be able to enjoy a collection of day and night games, on both week days and weekends.

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de Grandhomme named Auckland Cricketer of the Year

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

Colin de Grandhomme was rewarded for an outstanding year in all competitions for the Auckland Aces when he was named Auckland Cricketer of the Year last night at the Auckland Cricket Awards Dinner.

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Test candidates catch Kearney's eye

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

With only three weeks until the Anzac Test in Sydney, NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney is encouraged by the performances of players in contention for team spots.

"For me, there were a few that stood out," he reflects on Round Six of the NRL.

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Low expected to bring significant rain and gales

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

An intense low of tropical origin is expected to lie slow-moving over the Tasman Sea until Friday, then move southeast across the southern parts of the South Island late on Saturday.

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Customer experience 'key to driving business growth'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

A new Colmar Brunton survey shows how Kiwis respond to good and bad customer experiences and reveals why delivering great customer experiences is the key to business growth.

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Labour saddened by death of Sir Owen Woodhouse

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

New Zealand has lost one of its finest jurists and most outstanding citizens with the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse ONZ KBE DSC, Labour Leader David Cunliffe said today.

"We pass on our condolences to the family of this great New Zealander.

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$10 million upgrade to deliver feed when needed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

Farmers purchasing animal nutrients from SealesWinslow will have better access to feed at times of peak demand, with a $10 million upgrade underway to increase production at its manufacturing facilities.

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Voting on Te Mana o Ngati Rangitihi mandate extended

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi (Te Mana) is encouraging all iwi descendants to make their voice heard and ensure they vote in the iwi mandating process, which has been extended another month. The voting period will now close on 30 May 2014.

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Ruataniwha decision a partial win for NZers - Dunne

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

UnitedFuture Leader Peter Dunne says today’s draft decision on the Ruataniwha Dam is a partial win for all New Zealanders and the environment we hold so dear.

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Waikato's Speed Limit Bylaw review adjourned

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

A hearing into Waikato District Council’s annual Speed Limit Bylaw review has been adjourned until further notice.

At this month’s Policy and Regulatory committee meeting, Councillors had 23 submissions to consider relating to 16 proposed speed limit amendments across the district.

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Food Show Wellington in May

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

Autumn in Wellington means it’s time to bust out your big coat, wind a scarf around your neck, hop on a trolley bus, and head to The Food Show Wellington at the Westpac Stadium from 9 to 11 May 2014.

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What has ACC Minister been doing? - Greens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

The ACC Minister needs to front up and explain what, if any, changes she has made to the broken culture of ACC rather than denying that she has any part to play in the dysfunction of her Ministry, the Green Party said today.

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Parata kept exam book errors from schools - Hipkins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 15:19

Schools will be appalled to learn Education Minister Hekia Parata knew since January that hundreds of exam booklets had been returned to the wrong students but said nothing about it, Labour’s Education Spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

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Waikato Mayoral Forum has 'good process for future'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 11:35

The Waikato Mayoral Forum says it has established a very robust process for making efficiency improvements in the way councils operate and for gathering information to help inform discussions on local government in the region.

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Waikato District invited to give feedback on new water bylaw

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 16 April, 2014 - 06:50

Wanted - your feedback on a new Waikato District Council Water Supply Bylaw which will combine the former Franklin County and existing Waikato district water supply bylaws.

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