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New Tutira Park book

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 11:20

A new book on the history of developing TÅ«tira Country Park has been published by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. ‘A Short History of TÅ«tira Country Park’ was researched and written by Garth Eyles, the former manager of HBRC’s land management section.

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Good news report ignores a glaring problem - NZEI

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 11:20

A major issue has been ignored in a government report issued today showing that schools have become significantly more inclusive towards children with special educational needs.

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CPIT donates $10,000 to SPCA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 10:05

CPIT has given away $30,000 in funding to deserving community projects, including an initiative to reduce the dumping of unwanted dogs.

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Police locate body in Ashley Forest

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 10:05

Canterbury Police Search and Rescue and Dog teams searching the Mt Grey area of the Ashley Forest located the body of a deceased male late this afternoon.

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Inequality of IES exposed - NZEI

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 10:05

The first phase of the Government’s Investing in Educational Success scheme is failing to target the children and schools the government itself says are most in need of support, a new analysis shows.

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Josh Kronfield Dance Move

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 10:05

Former Highlander and All Black player Josh Kronfield and dance partner Rachel Burstein do a demonstration dance prior to the Highlanders v Cheetahs Super 14 rugby match, to raise funds for Koru Care Otago, Carisbrook, Dunedin. Pic: NZPA

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Coalition for kids urges 'bold Govt action' on child poverty

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 10:05

The Tick for Kids- coalition is welcoming early indications from the Prime Minister that the Government will take continued action on child poverty as it begins its next three year term.

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Govt 'playing politics' with pre-Budget education announcement

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 10:05

NZEI says the Government is playing pre-Budget politics with its announcement today that it is building new schools and classrooms to cope with population growth.

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Reappointments to schools' payroll board

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

Minister Responsible for Novopay, Steven Joyce has today announced two reappointments to the board of Education Payroll Limited.

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Tractor purchases slow after bumper 2014 sales

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

Tractor sales dropped by 17% in the first half of 2015 compared to the same period last year but show indications of a strong recovery over the long term, according to the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA).

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Kaikoura Zone Committee focuses on local water quality

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

The Kaikōura Zone Committee will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 29 July to discuss local water management issues.

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Immigration policy changes 'will benefit Wellington'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) is welcoming the changes to government migration policy announced yesterday.

From November, migration applicants with job offers outside Auckland will get 30 bonus points, triple the current rate of 10 bonus points.

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Flu arrives on the Coast

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

Health officials are urging West Coasters to get their flu vaccination after a recent sharp rise in cases of influenza-like illness.

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Immigration changes welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

The change to the Immigration points system for provincial New Zealand is good news for hospitality, says Bruce Robertson, Hospitality New Zealand Chief Executive.

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Getting behind Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

The Māori Party encourages everyone to make the most of Māori Language Week, starting today, and nurture the use of te reo Māori among whānau.

This year’s theme for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is "Whāngaihia te reo ki ngā mātua" "Nurture the language in parents".

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Masport honoured to win trust

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

Earning and maintaining the trust of kiwis, Masport has once again proudly secured the top spot in the 2015 Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands award, in the Gardening Equipment Division.

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Harcourts named 'Most Trusted' third year in a row

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

For the third consecutive year Harcourts has been voted New Zealand’s Most Trusted real estate agency brand.

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Govt plans to take scalpel to health - King

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 08:50

Plans by the Government to take a scalpel to democratically elected health boards are deceitful and underhand, coming just months after an election during which they were never signalled, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says

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Super Rugby century congratulations for Thrush

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 July, 2015 - 14:05

New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes are congratulating lock Jeremy Thrush who is set to bring up his century of Super Rugby games against the Waratahs in Wellington tomorrow, Saturday 18 April.

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Body found in avalanche debris on Kepler Track

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 July, 2015 - 11:49

Today, 26 July 2015, an aerial search was conducted by Police along the Kepler Track, Fiordland National Park, in the search for Louis-Vincent LESSARD and Etienne LEMIEUX.

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