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Out-of-site exhibition of rarely seen New Zealand art

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 18:20

Adam Art Gallery brings rarely seen artworks from Victoria University of Wellington’s art collection into view in its latest exhibition.

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Unhealthy food choices pushed to youngsters on websites

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 12:05

Many food websites are using sophisticated marketing to target and engage children and adolescents to market unhealthy food choices.

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Food marketing review ignores advice from 77 experts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 10:50

Government regulation is needed to reduce the advertising industry’s marketing of unhealthy foods to children and young people, according to 77 of New Zealand’s leading health professors.

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Traffic lights not working on HB expressway at Pakowhai Road

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 08:20

The traffic lights on the Expressway at Pakowhai Road, in Hawke's Bay, are out of action at the moment.

Motorists are asked to please be patient and to take extra care in the area.

Alternatively, if you haven't set out yet, it's worth considering alternative routes.

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TAIC opens inquiry into Christchurch helicopter crash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 08:20

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the fatal accident yesterday afternoon involving a Squirrel helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations on the hills above Christchurch.

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China and New Zealand meet to discuss climate change

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 07:05

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says China and New Zealand have experience and expertise to share about responding to climate change.

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Stage set for largest ever NZ apple and pear crop

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 07:05

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New Zealand’s buoyant apple and pear industry is set to produce the country’s largest ever crop, on the back of a successful plan for billion dollar export growth.

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Champion Adventure Racers Ready for Godzone

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 07:05

The return of adventure racing world champion Chris Forne to Chapter 6 of GODZone has put the rest of the 300 competitor large field on notice.

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Vigil for murdered asylum seeker coincides with Turnbull visit

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 07:05

Dozens of Wellingtonians held a vigil outside the Australian High Commission on Friday to mark the third anniversary of the murder of Reza Berati.

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NZ CEOs maintain business confidence

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 07:05

New Zealand CEOs are optimistic about growth and plan to hire more people, but are worried about the skills needed and the rise of new technological risks.

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Food marketing review ignores advice from 77 experts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 February, 2017 - 07:05

Government regulation is needed to reduce the advertising industry’s marketing of unhealthy foods to children and young people, according to 77 of New Zealand’s leading health professors.

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Famous authors and warrior Mums are taking back Mother’s Day

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 16:05

Mother's Day means acknowledging what a Mum is.

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All Whites confirm warm-up fixtures for FIFA Confederations Cup

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 11:05

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson is pleased to have his team’s warm-up fixtures confirmed for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.

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Northland caregivers ask for help with FASD

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 09:50

Northland families and caregivers struggling to cope with young people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) gathered this week at Barge Showgrounds in Whangarei to learn more about the disorder, share their experiences, and call for help.

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Christchurch fires place pressure on lawyers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 09:50

The thoughts of lawyers around New Zealand are with members of the profession in Christchurch who are having to cope with the devastating fires, New Zealand Law Society Executive Director Christine Grice says.

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Tai Tapu/Port Hills fire update

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 09:50

Firefighting operations are continuing today on the Tai Tapu/Port Hills fires.

Overnight increased fire activity was reported around midnight in the area above Governors Bay. Multiple fire units were called in from around the region to assist in firefighting and protecting properties.

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Waikato DHB tackles rheumatic heart disease thanks to Spark

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 09:50

Waikato DHB has joined forces with telecommunications firm Spark to trial a new way of helping young people with rheumatic fever to receive their vital medication called ‘Top up 4 yr top ups’.

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Court of Appeal decision on Pike, endorses cheque book justice - CTU

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 08:35

The Court of Appeal has released its judgment this afternoon in the case taken by Pike widow Anna Osborne, wife of Milton Osborne, and Sonya Rockhouse, mother of Ben against the government agency Worksafe.

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Weather change a welcome relief for fire crews in Port Hills

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 08:35

Slightly cooler weather conditions and higher humidity with some light rain having fallen early this morning is welcome relief for emergency services fighting the Port Hills fire in Christchurch..

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Potential upgrade for key city centre streets and open spaces

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 February, 2017 - 08:35

Key city centre streets and open spaces in the heart of the city, including Durham Street, Wharf Street and Elizabeth Street, could be upgraded during the next three years, following endorsement from the City Transformation Committee.

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