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WOW creative team announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 April, 2016 - 02:50

World of WearableArt has announced the creative team for the 28th WOW Awards Show, New Zealand’s largest performing arts event founded by Dame Suzie Moncrieff.

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TomTom enters the fitness market

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 April, 2016 - 02:50

TomTom today launches a new range of GPS watches to deliver at-a-glance performance information for runners, cyclists and swimmers.

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Chris Ford: The Boston Bombings - many questions arise

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 April, 2016 - 02:50

 This morning's terrorist actions against the Boston Marathon were horrific. 

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History and meaning of Matariki - new exhibition

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 April, 2016 - 02:50

The University of Waikato and Waikato Museum have teamed up to create an exhibition that will shine a spotlight on modern Māori astronomy and promote a better understanding of the history and meaning of Matariki.

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Warm start to May likely

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 April, 2016 - 02:50

May is set to kick off with about 10 days of warmer than average weather in many parts of the country says WeatherWatch.co.nz.

Reliable modelling indicates the first week and a half will be dominated by sub-tropical winds from the northerly quarter spreading into both islands.

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Local govt gains key operational insights from new programme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 April, 2016 - 02:50

The New Zealand Society of Local Government Managers, SOLGM, is encouraging more New Zealand councils to take part in an Operational and Management Effectiveness Programme that benchmarks council’s performance against other councils, in New Zealand and across the Tasman.

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Improvements to infringements process

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 09:50

From today, Police are streamlining the process for the way infringement notices are issued for driving offences at the roadside.

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Poll shows Govt seen to be handling tax haven issue 'poorly'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 08:35

Community campaigning group ActionStation says the Government needs to act to close loopholes that have allowed New Zealand to become a tax haven.

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Stats show Govt's created a 'property speculators' paradise'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 08:35

Mortgage-lending stats released today by the Reserve Bank show that the Government’s unwillingness to put rules in place for property speculation means investors are snapping up houses at the expense of first-time buyers, the Green Party said today.

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CHOC WARS: Whittakers v Cadbury-Whose Side Are You On?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 06:05

War has broken out in our supermarkets. Once happy confectionary bars are now slugging it out in an all in brawl to the finish. It isn't a fight we can easily ignore because it concerns our most sacred food – CHOCOLATE.

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Huge development block for sale in Mount Albert

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 04:50

The residential intensification of suburban Auckland continues to gather momentum - with a huge block of land in the central suburb of Mount Albert becoming the latest large scale development site to be placed on the market for sale.

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Two-day Rotorua event next on Targa calendar

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 04:50

It's a case of a return to its roots for the next event of the 2016 Targa tarmac motor rally calendar, the two-day Targa Rotorua returning to the southern Waikato and eastern Bay of Plenty regions over the May 14-15 weekend.

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Kia Sorento is a 'Top Pick'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 04:50

The 7-seat Kia Sorento has emerged as the most impressive mid-size SUV on the US market following an exhaustive series of tests by the American equivalent of our Consumer NZ organisation.

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The Coffee Club Queensland Firebirds defeat Adelaide Thunderbirds

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 04:50

The Coffee Club Queensland Firebirds assumed sole rights to the longest winning streak in ANZ Championship league history after fending off a gallant Adelaide Thunderbirds 58-46 in Adelaide on Saturday.

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INZBC and NZIRI co-hosts public lectures focussing on TPP

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 03:35

India New Zealand Business Council and The New Zealand India Research Institute co-hosted public lectures at Victoria University of Wellington on 21st April, 2016. These public lectures focused on Trans-Pacific Partnership and its impacts for both New Zealand and India.

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Insulating houses keeps children out of hospital

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 03:35

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found that retrofitting insulation to current 2008 standards in existing houses reduces hospitalisation rates for all children by six percent.

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TGH appoints new GM Strategy and Finance

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 03:35

Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) today announced the appointment of Lyndon Settle to the role of General Manager Strategy and Finance.

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GE Capital shakes up NZ credit cards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 03:35

Underpinned by extensive customer research and two years in development, GE Capital is excited to launch the Gem Visa card - a card that offers an unprecedented six months interest free on all Visa purchases over $250, anywhere, anytime.

Gem Visa

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Harness Racing lifts minimum stakes and payments to all starters

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 03:35

The Board of Harness Racing New Zealand (HRNZ) has approved exciting initiatives within its Funding Policy for 2016/17 aimed to increase returns for all owners.

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Govt to Reserve Bank - rock or hard place? - Robertson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 April, 2016 - 03:35

The Government’s complacency on the housing crisis and the economy has put the Reserve Bank Governor in a no-win position as he contemplates the OCR tomorrow, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson.

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