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Singapore Airlines brings back supplementary flights to Chch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 2 July, 2015 - 01:35

Singapore Airlines will operate 27 supplementary flights to Christchurch from 2 December 2015 through to 15 February 2016 as a result of strong demand for travel to the South Island over the summer holidays.

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England announces team for NWC2015

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 20:34

Netball England has announced their team of 12 for Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015, 7 - 16 August.

Geva Mentor will captain the side, which boasts 10 players with ANZ Championship experience, including Kia Magic shooter Joanne Harten and SKYCITY Mystics wing defence Serena Guthrie.

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Plunket's Catton comments 'did not breach broadcasting standards'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 17:04

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) declined to uphold two complaints about Radio Live talkback host Sean Plunket’s reaction to comments made by prominent New Zealand author Eleanor Catton.

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Internet of Things goes mainstream

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 12:05

Noel Leeming today announced it is now making the Internet of Things (IoT) even more accessible to everyday households by allowing customers to purchase a broadband connection at the same time they are looking at new devices.

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Rotorua serviced apartment hotel site for sale

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 07:05

The land and building comprising one of the few serviced apartment hotels in Rotorua’s central business district has been placed on the market for sale.

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Labour productivity increases 1.4 percent

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 05:50

Labour productivity increased 1.4 percent in the year ended March 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Good news for three Lotto winners

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 05:50

It'll be very good news for three players from Auckland and Waitara when they realise they've won a $333,333 share of Lotto's First Division following this evening's draw, says NZ Lotteries' Chief Executive Todd McLeay.

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Banking Services For Older And Disabled People Improved

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 04:35

The Human Rights Commission has helped the New Zealand Bankers' Association develop a set of voluntary guidelines to help improve access to banking services by older and disabled people.

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New fund inspires new approaches to learning - Parata

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 04:35

"Forty one projects have won funding worth a total of about $2.6 million in the first round of grants from the Teacher-Led Innovation Fund," says Education Minister Hekia Parata.

The projects involve more than 80 schools as well as several early childhood centres.

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Motorsport: Script plays out for Connor at Te Puke

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 03:20

He needed another top result and that's exactly what karter Daniel Connor got at the fourth round of the 2015 Logitech Rotax Max Challenge series in the Bay of Plenty over the weekend.

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Strong support for BoP Council's environmental protection work

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 03:20

Submissions to Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Long Term Plan showed strong support for the Council’s environmental protection work.

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Māori TV crew returning safely from Israel

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 02:05

A Māori Television crew will be flown back from Israel after their boat was detained by the Israeli Navy while attempting to break the Gaza blockade.

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Corrections land returned to Tūwharetoa

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 02:05

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today helped celebrate the return of 8500ha of Crown land to Ngāti Tūwharetoa.

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Sharing raw patient information 'presents serious risks'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 02:05

Relying on unmoderated, raw patient health information acquired from health providers’ practice management systems may present serious and unintended risks for both health practitioners and their patients, says the chief executive of MedicAlert Foundation NZ, Murray Lord.

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Conference highlights 'bright future' for Antarctic research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 02:05

This week, more than 120 delegates will join New Zealand’s largest Antarctic science conference in Christchurch. The diverse programme of events spreads across three days and includes 40 power-

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Awards recognise UCOL student success

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 02:05

Student excellence and achievement were recognised at UCOL’s 2015 Semester One UCOL Scholarships and Awards Ceremony held recently in Palmerston North.

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Tax response to flooding announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 02:05

Revenue Minister Todd McClay says taxpayers affected by the flooding event in the lower North Island earlier this month will have help from Inland Revenue.

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Legislation needed to tackle obesity - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 1 July, 2015 - 02:05

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman needs to go back to the doctors if he believes that voluntary measures around marketing and sugar reduction from the food industry will lower New Zealand’s obesity rate, says New Zealand First.

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Gales for inland Southland, Clutha and Dunedin

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 June, 2015 - 18:35

A strong west to southwest flow over the country is expected to ease tonight, before strengthening again for a time tomorrow (Tuesday) and early Wednesday morning.

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Two total Lunar eclipses in 2014

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 30 June, 2015 - 13:35

Stargazers can add not one but two total eclipses to their diaries for 2014, according to Stardome Observatory’s publication for 2014 - the NZ Astronomical Yearbook.

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