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Main pool closed temporarily at Selwyn Aquatic Centre

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 16:20

The 25 metre lap pool at the Selwyn Aquatic Centre in Rolleston will be closed from 6am on Monday 29 September and will reopen at 6am on Monday 6 October. During this period it won’t be available for swimming.

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Sustainable transport award for 'Let's Go'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 13:50

Let’s Go’s work in developing an active travel culture in New Plymouth District has received national recognition.

Categories: New Zealand News

IMS Payroll appoints chief executive

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 06:20

New Zealand’s leading payroll software provider, IMS Payroll, has appointed Doug Jopling to a newly established role of chief executive.

IMS Payroll has over 10,000 customers throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

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Energy-saving rewarded In Farm Environment Competition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 06:20

The switch to a gravity-feed water system has resulted in huge cost-savings for Otago farmers David and Sarah Smith, winners of an energy excellence award in the 2014 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

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Allegations against Judith Collins are serious - English

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 06:20

Deputy Prime Minister Bill English told TV1’s Q+A programme that the allegations against Judith Collins are serious and that’s why an inquiry is needed.

He said investors should have confidence in the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Markets Authority:

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Rural New Zealand 'wants gigabit equality'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 05:05

Federated Farmers and TUANZ believe it is essential the next Government delivers better connectivity to rural New Zealand, and is keen to work with them to make that happen.

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Foreign firm 'kicks out Kiwi company after buying farm'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 05:05

An American company has kicked a Kiwi business off its land after successfully convincing the Overseas Investment Office to buy 100 per cent of a farm lease, without informing the office of the Kiwi firm’s access rights, Labour MP Clayton Cosgrove says.

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Maori development crucial to NZ's future - Mahuta

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 05:05

Labour recognises the concern of Māori about child poverty and the rising costs of living, and in Government will make a real difference to the wellbeing of whānau and iwi, Labour’s Māori Affairs spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says.

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National to reduce benefit numbers by 25%

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 05:05

A re-elected National Government will reduce the number of people on welfare by 25 per cent, with a series of new initiatives to support beneficiaries into work.

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One in 10 want Winston Peters to run NZ - poll

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 05:05

New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters has seen his personal popularity reach a three-year high in the final 3News/Reid Research poll ahead of Election Day.

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Sea Shepherd launch anti-poaching campaign

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 05:05

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Costa Rica and Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) Association have launched Operation Pacuare, an anti-poaching campaign to protect sea turtles on Pacuare Beach in Costa Rica’s Limón province.

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Conservatives break through 5% threshold - poll

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 September, 2014 - 05:05

Reports in today’s Dominion Post that the Conservative Party is polling at 6% in Nationals internal polling are not surprising says the Conservative Napier candidate Garth McVicar.

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NZIER appoints new chief executive

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 September, 2014 - 19:05

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), the country’s leading independent economic consultancy, has appointed Laurence Kubiak, the former BT Global Services’ Head of Economic Analysis and Director of Global Competition and Regulation, as its new Chief Executive.

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Clarification sought on In Work Tax Credit court decision

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

Child Poverty Action Group sought a declaration from the Court of Appeal that the In Work Tax Credit, worth at least $60 a week for low income families, unjustifiably discriminates by leaving out families on benefits.

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Taylors Wines wins 15 medals at the NZ International Wine Show

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 September, 2014 - 16:35

Taylors Wines is celebrating after collecting 15 medals including seven Gold Medals at the New Zealand International Wine Show.

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Waikato people urged to bus, walk, cycle or carpool next week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 September, 2014 - 15:20

Waikato people are being encouraged to jump on a bus, enjoy a cycle or walk to work, or car pool as a way to celebrate World Car Free Day next week.

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Grassroots Sports Awards Early Bird Nominations Closing Soon

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 September, 2014 - 15:20

Early bird nominations for the Property Brokers Grassroots Sports Awards 2011 are closing soon and a trip for two to the NZ Winter Games is up for grabs.

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Major funding investment in Auckland Uni research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 September, 2014 - 07:50

The University of Auckland has received 14 grants totalling more than $48 million of new funding in the latest funding round announced by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.

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FYD Career Navigator gets support from SAP

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 September, 2014 - 06:35

The Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) is thrilled to announce their new partnership with SAP, a global leader in enterprise software, who have chosen to support FYD’s Career Navigator Programme.

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National Party sued for unauthorised use of Eminem song

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 September, 2014 - 05:20

In proceedings filed today in the Wellington Registry of the High Court of New Zealand, Eight Mile Style, LLC and Martin Affiliated, LLC, the Detroit-based publishers of Eminem’s copyrights, are seeking damages for copyright infringement against the New Zealand National Party.

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