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UC fine arts graduate youngest finalist in Wallace Awards

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 10:50

A University of Canterbury fine arts graduate Elle Plank is the youngest person among the finalists in this year’s Wallace Art Awards

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Starfish advocates mindful attitude to fashion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

Designer STARFISH will be aiming to convert followers of fashion to the STARFISH way of thinking as Wellington Fashion Week kicks off today.

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Golf: Anthony Kim Close to Calling it a Day?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

"AK has the reclusiveness and mystery of Howard Hughes, the party sensibilities of Charlie Sheen and the game and style of Rickie Fowler."

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Community organisations filling the gap

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

As the welfare and housing reforms are felt in communities, it is the community based social service agencies that are put under increasing stress to fill the gaps.

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Firefighters Battle Fire At Two Properties

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

Wellington, Dec 25 NZPA - Southland firefighters have put out a fire which took control of two Milton houses overnight.

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Govt Reverses Plastic Container Regulations

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

Wellington, Oct 27 NZPA - The Government has reversed regulations approved by the previous government which would have required hundreds of household products to be sold in child-resistant plastic containers.

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NZSAS And Afghan Forces Conduct Operation In Kabul

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

A joint Afghan National Security Force (ANSF) and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) patrol that conducted an ISAF authorised operation in Kabul on December 24 that resulted in two men being killed, included members of the NZSAS.

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History beckons for young Kiwi baseballers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

History for baseball in New Zealand will be made when two of this country’s age grade national baseball teams take to the diamonds of Maryland in the USA and Mexico when the 12U and 15U teams head to their respective tournaments.

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Supermarkets' Pricing Drives Binge Drinking

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

The growth in sales of beer and wine from supermarkets and supermarkets' pricing strategy is the key driver in increased binge drinking, particularly by young people, says the Hospitality Association in their representations to the Select Committee considering the

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Risk of thunderstorms for parts of the South Island

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 08:20

Cold air in the middle atmosphere will cross the South Island today. Surface heating in the afternoon should give rise to instability and showers,particulary where low-level winds converge.

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Football Ferns to face France, Norway

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 07:05

The Football Ferns will play three matches in six days against two of the world’s top 10 nations in a tour of Europe in November.

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Man dies during altercation in Sommerville

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 07:05

Counties Manukau Police are investigating the death of a 41 year-old man who died during an altercation at Gooch Place, Sommerville, in the early hours of this morning.

A scene examination is underway and Police are interviewing witnesses in order to establish how the death ocurred.

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Porsche dealer plays key part in Targa South Island event

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 07:05

Auckland Porsche dealer Continental Cars is playing a key part in this year's 20th anniversary Targa South Island tarmac motor rally, providing a pair of Porsche Cayman S coupes to be used in the Targa Tour.

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Dunedin welcomes Jehovah's Witnesses' conference delegates

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 07:05

Dunedin has welcomed delegates attending the International Jehovah's Witnesses' regional convention at Forsyth Barr Stadium this weekend, an event worth potentially more than $2 million to the local economy.

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Auditor-General supports Working Group's report

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 07:05

Anyone who has picked up a set of financial statements will know how complex they are, and this is not helped by the sheer volume of disclosures they contain. Some of the mandatory disclosures in financial statements cloud the really useful information.

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ICAS And NZICA Launch Project To Recommend Reductions In Financial Statement Disclosures

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 07:05

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) have launched a project with the aim of reducing the volume of disclosure requirements in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

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Chris Ford: National - the key reasons why they won

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 October, 2014 - 03:20

I've been thinking about why National won on September 20. There are a whole host of reasons but I'll go into the key elements (pun intended) from a left perspective of why they did so.

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Countdown to CWC to be celebrated in Dunedin

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 October, 2014 - 18:35

Cricket and the community are coming together in the heart of Dunedin on Thursday morning.

An event to celebrate the countdown to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being held in Dunedin’s Upper Octagon, starting at 10.30am, and everyone is welcome.

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Travel smart to The Block NZ open homes - Auckland Transport

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 October, 2014 - 11:05

Auckland Transport is encouraging visitors to the one-day The Block NZ Open Homes 2014 on Labour Weekend to get smart and think about travelling without the car. Thousands of viewers flocked to last year’s event to see the four houses up close.

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New Health Minister asked for moratorium on fluoridation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 October, 2014 - 11:05

Dentists from the group FIND (Fluoride Information Network for Dentists) have asked new health minister, Dr. Jonathan Coleman, that water fluoridation be stopped immediately pending further research into the health risks associated with the practice.

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