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Poll confirms web tool encouraged youth to vote

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

More than 10,000 young people aged between 18 and 34 were influenced to vote in last year’s general election by the efforts of an interactive web tool designed by Massey University graduates.

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Pacific jobseeker numbers fall

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

Working-age Pacific people recorded the largest fall in work-ready jobseeker numbers over the last year, new statistics show.

The number of work-ready Pacific people receiving Jobseeker Support fell by 6.9% in the year to December, down by 404 to 5,485.

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PM must reveal what he knew about Sabin - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

With the resignation of Mike Sabin it is time for Prime Minister John Key to explain what he knew and when did he first know about matters around the Northland MP.

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$37m worth of Urban Cycleways projects announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the first $37 million worth of cycleway projects to be rolled out across the country as part of the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme.

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Winners of Rex Mason Prize announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

The New Zealand Law Society has announced the winners of New Zealand’s longest-established legal writing award, the Honourable Rex Mason Prize for Excellence in Legal Writing.

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Canterbury Uni students helping NZ athletes for Olympics

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

New Zealand athletes’ Olympic participation is benefitting from a world first power meter developed by University of Canterbury graduates.

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Pinot Noir NZ returns to Wellington in 2017

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

Described as "the best Pinot Noir event on the planet", Pinot Noir New Zealand will be returning to the Wellington waterfront in 2017 for 3 days, commencing on the 31st January 2017.

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Infrastructure workers certification a 'milestone'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

The civil infrastructure industry has taken a major step forward towards establishing a recognised trade qualification for its workers.

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Motorsport: Pilcher closes on fourth in championship

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 31 January, 2015 - 04:50

Nathan Pilcher of Winton is just eight points off fourth position in the NZV8 Touring Car Championship after Round 4 of the championship at Teretonga Park in Invercargill last weekend.

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Pedestrian killed by train in Morningside

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 18:50

Auckland City Police, Fire and Ambulance services are currently at the scene of a train versus pedestrian fatal crash in Morningside Drive, Morningside.

The incident occurred at a barrier controlled road, rail and pedestrian crossing.

The pedestrian is deceased at the scene.

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Low interest rates, high rents see more head to Sth Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 16:20

"With the Reserve Bank today holding the Official Cash Rate at 3.5%, our retail banks in an interest rates war, Auckland rents increasing, and housing demand unrelenting, we’re seeing more and more first home buyers heading to South Auckland," says Geoff Barnett, National Manager of Century 21

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Romance, checking the check-out, and woolly socks

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 13:50

By Frank and Muriel Newman

The mailbags are full again, with interesting and helpful tips.

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NZ Open attracts impressive line-up of Japan Tour players

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 13:50

A powerful contingent of Japan Tour (JGTO) players is heading to Queenstown for the BMW New Zealand Open in March.

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McDonald’s Balmoral to offer new customisable burger

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 11:20

Kicking off a bold plan to transform the McDonald’s experience for New Zealanders over the next five years, the McDonald’s Balmoral restaurant this week opens as a purpose-built Customer Learning Lab.

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Audi and Air New Zealand Airpoints join forces

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 08:50

For the first time, Kiwis will be able to earn or spend Air New Zealand Airpoints Dollars on their next Audi purchase.

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Repco backs 'Race to the Sky' event

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 07:35

The return of New Zealand’s iconic Race to the Sky hill-climb managed by the team from Highlands Motorsport Park has gained the support of leading automotive aftermarket supplier Repco New Zealand.

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Challenge Wanaka takes out international triathlon award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 06:19

Challenge Wanaka long distance triathlon in New Zealand’s South Island has taken out the Triathletes’ Choice Award for the World’s Most Scenic Race at this year’s Triathlon Business International Awards in Los Angeles yesterday.

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Motorsport: Leitch brothers read for next round

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 06:19

Invercargill brothers Brendon and Damon Leitch are preparing for Round 3 of the Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs in North Waikato this weekend

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Mouse blitz on Antipodes Island rescheduled

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 06:19

A major eradication of mice from Antipodes Island will be carried out by the Department of Conservation (DOC) next winter to protect the island’s unique plants and animals.

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Wynyard platform selected by major U.S. credit union group

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 05:05

Wynyard Group, a market leader in crime fighting software and services, today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with PSCU for its Internal Fraud Analytics Solution a configuration of the Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics Platform.

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