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Games and art combine on crowd-funding site

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 16:35

Well-known Kiwi street artist Tanja Jade ‘Misery’ and game studio InGame have launched a crowd-funding campaign to bring Misery’s twisted creations to life in a video game.

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Good start by NZ White Sox at Canterbury tournament

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 16:35

Despite the first day of play being lost due to inclement weather the Southern Cross Softball Challenge at Mainland Foundation Ballpark in Christchurch has effectively caught up after a busy schedule of play on Saturday .

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New family violence research welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 16:35

The Families Commission welcomes new research that estimates the cost of domestic violence to New Zealand employers at $368 million this year.

The Snively report calculates potential productivity gains from implementing workplace protections to support victims of domestic violence.

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Weather: A quieter week but still wet at times

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 16:35

This week the weather will shift down a notch from the active spell of late last week but a brisk westerly flow will still keep the weather systems coming over the next few days.

Categories: New Zealand News

Movie Review - Iron Man 2

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 16:35

When ‘Iron Man’ came out there wasn’t much of an expectation for it but it took the world by storm and made mega bucks!  So when the sequel came out the hype was so huge that the media campaign was minimal as they thought why advertise a film that everyone wants to already

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Crowd of 50,000 attend Warbirds Over Wanaka

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 15:20

The success of the inaugural #GigatownWanaka Jet racing at the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow will likely see the event return to the next airshow in March 2016, organisers have said.

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Take a hike and explore Queenstown this summer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 15:20

With its world renowned multi-day hiking tracks and walking trails now open for summer, Queenstown is buzzing with visitors keen to explore the magnificent scenery.

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Ghana To Host 7th Africa Investment Forum As The Continent Aims For Renewed Growth

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 15:20

Accra will host investors and government leaders from over 30 countries at the Africa Investment Forum on 8 - 10 February.

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Junior Warriors secure fourth win in last five starts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 15:20

A potent first half display propelled the Vodafone Junior Warriors to their fourth win in their last five starts - and a sense of redemption - as they took out St George Illawarra 36-12 in Saturday’s seventh-round NYC clash at WIN Jubilee Oval in Sydney.

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Airways mobile towers keep an eye on the skies at Warbirds

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 15:20

Air traffic control towers typically soar out of the flat airport landscape, their stature obvious from every direction.

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League: Dragons defeat Warriors

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 15:20

St George Illawarra built on a solid 12-0 halftime lead to beat the Vodafone Warriors 20-10 in Saturday's seventh-round NRL encounter at WIN Jubilee Stadium in Sydney.

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200 salons support Hair for a Cause

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 15:20

There was a time when cancer survivor Claudia Little could only dream of having a trip to a hair salon with her famous aunt Lorraine Downes. During her treatment for a Wilms Tumour after diagnosis in June 2009 at age four, Claudia lost all of her long blond locks.

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Ridge of high pressure to cross NZ on Tuesday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 14:05

A ridge of high pressure should cross New Zealand on Tuesday. This ridge should hold firm over northern New Zealand during Wednesday and Thursday while a series of fronts cross the South Island.

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US/New Zealand relationship 'best in thirty years'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 05:20

The Commander of U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Samuel J. Locklear told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that the relationship between the United States and New Zealand is the best it’s been in thirty years.

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Controls on fruit and vegetable movements lifted

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 01:50

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) confirms that all restrictions on the movement of fruit and vegetables in Whangarei have been lifted as of this morning Sunday 20 April.

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Labour doesn't deserve our vote - Tariana Turia

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 April, 2014 - 01:50

Maori Party Co-leader Tariana Turia told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that Labour doesn’t deserve the Maori vote.

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Hawke’s Bay Airport Business Park powered for future

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 April, 2014 - 20:50

Hawke’s Bay Airport Business Park is powered for the future, with local electricity company Unison Networks completing construction of a new, dedicated power supply and ultra-fast fibre broadband network for the Park.

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Sam Knowles joins Board of Synlait Milk

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

Former Kiwibank Chief Executive Sam Knowles has been appointed a Director of Synlait Milk Limited and will become an Independent Director on the planned listing of the Company later this month.

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Slips on SH1 between Picton and Kaikoura

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

Police advise motorists of the need for extreme caution on State Highway One between Kaikoura and Picton due to 24 reported slips and partial road blockages following heavy rain in the area.

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More buses on Te Puke - Tauranga bus route

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

The Te Puke - Tauranga bus commuter route has proved to be such a popular transport option for Te Puke residents that additional trips have been added to the service.

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