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New classes bring fresh look, feel to Rotax Max Challenge

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

Two new classes bring a fresh look and feel to this year's New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge kart racing series which kicks off in Rotorua this weekend.

Categories: New Zealand News

New social housing development welcomed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

The opening of 19 new homes in Auckland today has been welcomed by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett as an example of New Zealand’s growing social housing sector, which is seeing more people in need receiving housing support.

Categories: New Zealand News

Social housing proposal 'falls well short'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

While the Māori Party welcomes some of the social housing proposals announced yesterday, it believes much more needs to be done to provide healthy and affordable homes for whānau.

Categories: New Zealand News

Reserve Bank Act fails exporters again - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

With the Official Cash Rate held at 3.5 percent, the Reserve Bank needs to take lessons from the Bank of Canada over how to surprise the markets, says New Zealand First Leader, the Rt Hon Winston Peters.

Categories: New Zealand News

20,000 more jobs in 2014 - SEEK

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

2014 saw a 10% increase in new jobs ads with over 20,000 more jobs advertised in 2014 than the year prior, shows data released by SEEK New Zealand today.

Categories: New Zealand News

New director for JLL

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

Reflecting the growth of the sales division at JLL, John McKenzie has been appointed as Director of Investment Sales for the Wellington based team.

Categories: New Zealand News

Yeastie Boys equity crowdfunding campaign kicks off today

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

Award-winning brewers Yeastie Boys will launch their equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe seeking to raise half a million dollars at 6 PM today.

Categories: New Zealand News

Strategy aims to unleash Waikato’s potential

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

Waikato’s economic story is largely one of "unrealised potential" which will require the region to leverage its geographic location, according to a major discussion paper released today.

Categories: New Zealand News

Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 03:50

NZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league’s top honour for 2014, taking out the Kiwis Player of the Year category at tonight’s national awards.

Categories: New Zealand News

Greens call for ring-fencing of state home proceeds

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 January, 2015 - 01:20

The Government must ring-fence the proceeds of any state home sales and spend every dollar raised on more Government-built homes in order to address the housing crisis, the Green Party says.

Categories: New Zealand News

Football: Sigmund signs new contract with the Phoenix

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 22:50

Ben Sigmund received an early birthday present today when he signed a new one-year contract with the Wellington Phoenix that will take him through to the end of the 2015-16 Hyundai A-League season.

Categories: New Zealand News

Crusaders to play Hurricanes in Nelson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 20:20

The Crusaders Board has reached a decision today on the venue for the 29 May 2015 game against the Hurricanes and it will be Nelson who will host the round 16 Super Rugby derby.

Categories: New Zealand News

Colgate, Plunket and the NZDA work together 'to keep NZ smiling'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 17:50

From the time their first teeth cut through, young children around the country are at risk of early childhood caries; a common oral health disease.

Categories: New Zealand News

All Blacks Sevens squad for Wellington and USA named

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 16:35

The All Blacks Sevens squad to prepare for the next two tournaments of the HSBC Sevens World Series; Sevens Wellington (6-7 February) and USA Sevens in Las Vegas (13-15 February) features four new players. The team will be named on Monday 2 February.

The squad is:

Tomasi Cama

Categories: New Zealand News

'Taxpayer funded middle finger' from Eleanor Catton

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 09:05

The Taxpayers’ Union is questioning Man Booker prize winner Eleanor Catton’s comments regarding the Government’s support of the arts given the substantial support she has personally received from taxpayers.

Categories: New Zealand News

Sports 'inspired Chch people' after the earthquakes

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 06:35

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student says sports inspired people in Christchurch after the earthquakes.

Categories: New Zealand News

Footbal Ferns to meet USA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 06:35

Hot on the heels of confirming the visit of DPR Korea and the Westfield Matildas for next month’s tri-series in Auckland, the Football Ferns have now secured a clash in April against the world number two United States side.

Categories: New Zealand News

Kia backs Phoenix with unique arena plan

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 05:20

Kia Motors and its Wellington dealership, Brendan Foot Kia are helping to create a temporary arena for the Wellington Phoenix.

Categories: New Zealand News

Govt housing reforms needed to go further says CHA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 05:20

Today’s Government announcement on social housing is a step in the right direction but it needed to bolder, according to the group representing community housing providers and its partner Te Matapihi.

Categories: New Zealand News

Small business vital to NZ's job growth - Little

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 January, 2015 - 05:20

The Labour Party will make working with small businesses a priority because they are the key to New Zealand’s future prosperity, Labour Leader Andrew Little said today.

"New Zealand is a pioneering nation and it is this spirit of innovation which drives our small businesses.

Categories: New Zealand News