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Iwi members appointed to Whānau Ora group

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 November, 2014 - 12:35

Six iwi representatives have been appointed to the Whānau Ora Partnership Group Finance Minister Bill English and Minister for Whānau Ora Te Ururoa Flavell say.

"These iwi representatives are well-placed to contribute to the work of the group," says Mr English.

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New cancer fund boosts local services

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 16:35

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new initiatives under the Cancer Service Improvement Fund are delivering better, faster cancer treatment.

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NZ Captioning Awards held tomorrow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 16:35

The Captioning Working Group, with membership from Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand, The Hearing Association New Zealand and The National Foundation for the Deaf are proud to announce that the New Zealand Captioning Awards 2014 are being held Thursday 27th November at the Langham Hotel in Auckland.

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Masala restaurants penalised for employment law breaches

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 16:35

A group of Auckland Masala restaurants have been ordered to pay $66,000 in penalties for failing to provide employment records to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Labour Inspectorate.

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'Super-diverse' Auckland to be part of global study

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 15:20

Auckland’s super-diversity will be under the research spotlight as part of a comparative global study by a top German research institute.

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thl upgrades profit forecast and moves to growth phase

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 15:20

At the company’s Annual Meeting today thl announced an upgrade in full year profit expectations.

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Hamilton Christmas parade volunteering a family affair

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 15:20

Waikati local, Suzanne Collins, simply loves Christmas.

Come December, you can guarantee her house will be decorated - inside and out - and from breakfast time on 25 December until dinner time, there will be presents, food and family galore in the Collins’ household.

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Get Home Safe app celebrates first year

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 15:20

Kiwi-owned safety app Get Home Safe has had a bumper first year in business exceeding its predicted downloads by thousands and an "encouraging" amount of interest from corporate clients looking to adapt the service.

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Campground lease arrangement 'win win'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

The 25-year lease that Queenstown Lakes District Council has signed with campground operators CCR is a "win:win" situation for the Council, the lessees and also for campers.

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Charges laid following Yaldhurst Road crash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

Canterbury Police can confirm that charges have been laid against the driver of a fleeing vehicle involved in a crash on Yaldhurst Road shortly before 5pm yesterday (24 November 2014).

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Hard road ahead for thousands more Kiwi kids - Hipkins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

News that there will be 8000 more students in low decile schools next year reinforces the absolute failure of the National Government’s economic approach, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.

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NZ water rights a total mess - Peters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

New Zealand First says Prime Minister John Key’s foolish
actions have led the country into chaos over water rights.

Rt Hon Winston Peters says Mr Key made the ownership of water an
issue because of the Government’s asset sales programme.

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Pressing population issues focus of forums

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 14:05

New Zealand urgently needs a high-level strategy on population change if the country is to avoid an array of problems ranging from regional decline to growing shortages in housing and service provision, Massey researchers say.

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Miramar celebrates the final Hobbit film

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Gearing up for the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Roxy Cinema in Miramar, Wellington will play host to a special celebration on December 2 (NZT), with an advanced screening of the film to an audience of fans, local cast and crew from film production with Sir Richard Tay

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Public to have input on HB Biodiversity Strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

A series of workshops on the Biodiversity Strategy next week are an opportunity for individuals and volunteer groups involved in ecology and restoration projects to add their ideas.

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Figured and LIC announce partnership

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Figured, (www.figured.com), New Zealand’s innovative farm financial management software provider, and farmer-owned co-operative LIC (NZX:LIC) today announced a new strategic partnership combining LIC’s leading position in the herd improvement industry with Figured’s expertise in cloud-based

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Improving returns forecast as Abano continues to grow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Abano’s long term growth strategy remains in place with improving returns driving increases in the Company’s revenue and profit, said Chairman Trevor Janes at the Abano annual meeting in Auckland today.

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New civil aviation rule proposed for unmanned aircraft

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Industry and the public will soon get an opportunity to have their say on a proposed Civil Aviation Rule for unmanned aircraft operations.

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NZ First acknowledge men on White Ribbon Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

New Zealand First Spokesperson for Women’s Affairs Tracey Martin would like to acknowledge the men across New Zealand who today make a pledge not to commit violence against women and children.

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Increase in air service access rights with China welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 26 November, 2014 - 12:50

Auckland Airport welcomes the new Memorandum of Understanding between New Zealand and China that sees significant improvements in air service access rights between the two countries.

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