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Telco 'model under threat' as businesses move to over the top services

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 16:05

Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) uptake among New Zealand businesses has reached a tipping point enabling a rapid transformation of the local telecommunications industry according to an industry expert.

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Elderly woman's death reminder to check smoke alarms, and get out fast

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 12:20

Firefighters say the death of a 79-year old Whanganui woman following a house fire, last Thursday 22 April, could have been prevented with a working smoke alarm.

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Breastfed babies 'need Vitamin D supplements'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 11:05

Exclusively breastfed babies and young children in New Zealand should be on a Vitamin D supplement, say health experts. Vitamin D deficiency is a growing threat in New Zealand with one in five babies at risk of rickets, a serious bone disorder, due to low Vitamin D levels.

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Golf: Sam Neill – Captain of the R&A

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 09:50

“Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand actor. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as palaeontologist Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III.”

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Working group meets to discuss payroll issues

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 07:20

Labour Inspectorate General Manager George Mason today issued this statement on behalf of a joint industry-government working group:

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Asthma medicines a struggle for many countries - study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 06:05

The availability, pricing and affordability of three essential asthma medicines varies greatly according to a new study of 52 low-and middle-income countries.

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TruScreen starts export of new cancer screening device

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 06:05

Cancer technology company TruScreen Limited (NZAX: TRU) advises that supply and export of its second generation cervical cancer screening device, known as TruScreen Ultra, has commenced with initial shipments to Latin America (Mexico) and the Middle East (Jordan).

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Mighty River Power moving to single brand - Mercury

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 06:05

Mighty River Power and Mercury Energy will become one brand later this year.

Chief Executive, Fraser Whineray, says a single new Mercury brand will "bring the Company’s near century-long heritage together with our customer-driven innovation".

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Microlight pioneer's private airfield goes on the market for sale

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 06:05

The privately-owned airfield developed by one of New Zealand’s aviation pioneers has been placed on the market for sale.

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Winning Kiwis turn out for 2012 Team

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 05:04

In an exciting addition to Friday nights test match, ten of the victorious 1998 Kiwis team will be on hand to show their support to this year's challengers.

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Union alarmed over Talley's 'censoring of social media'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 05:04

The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talley’s is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company.

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Serious assault in Invercargill

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 05:04

Police are currently investigating an assault which occurred at middnight outside Tillerman's Bar on Don Street in Invercargill.

A 47 year old male is currently in a serious condition in Dunedin Hospital as a result of the incident.

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Qantas' 'parental pause' for frequent flyers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 05:04

Qantas has launched a new initiative to help its Frequent Flyers keep the benefits of their membership status while on parental leave.

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Mainland Tactix defeat Central Pulse

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 05:04

The incredible athleticism and elevation of Mwai Kumwenda and Bailey Mes led the Mainland Tactix to a thrilling 58-57 win over the Central Pulse in Wellington.

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NZ's largest clean-up: 1,900 volunteers make environmental history

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 05:04

Over 1,900- Aucklanders rallied together to make environmental history yesterday (Saturday 30th April) - clearing a staggering 5 tonnes of rubbish, approximately half a tonne of recyclable material, over 200 shopping trolleys and 300 car tyres.

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'Thousands of invalid votes likely' following decision

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 3 May, 2016 - 05:04

National’s refusal to make it easier to enrol and vote could result in tens of thousands of votes continuing to be ruled invalid at general elections, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.

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Silver Fern Farms: Response to requisition for Shareholder Meeting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May, 2016 - 09:05

On 13 April, Silver Fern Farms received a requisition led by Mr John Shrimpton and Mr Blair Gallagher, representing a group of 80 shareholders. The requisition is for the Board of Silver Fern Farms to call a special meeting of shareholders to consider the following resolution:

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NZ-built Hyundai at Rally Whangarei

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May, 2016 - 07:50

New Zealand’s World Rally Championship stars Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have come away from the second round of the New Zealand Rally Championship feeling positive about the longer term prospects of their New Zealand-built Hyundai i20 rally car and the wider project around the car

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Arrest made in Doyleston investigation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May, 2016 - 07:50

Canterbury Police have today arrest a 51 year-old male and charged him with murder in relation to the death of Marcus Luke Tucker.

A 31 year-old female has also been arrested and charged with conspiring to assault and accessory after the fact.

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Mortgage Express appoints new mortgage adviser in Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 May, 2016 - 06:35

Mortgage Express is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Cameron, Wellington-based mortgage adviser.

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