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Motel in fishing capital 'nets wide pool of buyers'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 21:49

For years visitors to the ‘Trout Fishing Capital of the World’ have enjoyed the full complement of fishing facilities at a popular Turangi motel now being offered for sale as a going concern.

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Dairy awards trainees begin study tour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 21:49

The 11 finalists in the 2015 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year competition begin a three-day study tour of the Central Plateau and Waikato today, where they will visit award-winning farmers and gain a greater insight into the dairy industry.

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'Govt way too slow' to get USAR deployed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 21:49

The decision not to deploy Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) to Nepal reveals the governments embarrassingly inadequate planning and its antiquated protocols, says New Zealand First.

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'Precautionary approach' to managing stop bank contamination

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 20:35

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is implementing control measures around part of the Kopeopeo Canal after recent laboratory data indicated there were elevated dioxins in stop bank surface soils.

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NZ USAR team stood down

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 20:35

Foreign Minister Murray McCully says that the New Zealand Urban Search and Rescue team due to leave for Nepal overnight has been stood down.

"New Zealand is committed to helping the people of Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake which struck on ANZAC Day," Mr McCully says.

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George Weston investing $2m in high protein bread

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 20:35

George Weston Foods is investing $2 million in developing and marketing high protein breads in an effort to return value to the embattled white bread category.

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Golf: Turnberry - Time For A Change

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 20:35

“Like America’s Pebble Beach, Turnberry is – or has been until now – enormously overrated as a golf course.” – This from Scotsman John Huggan who reports on a course which is the last on my bucket list of must-play golf courses in Scotland.

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Chris Ford: John Key and Ponytailgate - he may have won the political battle but may not win the legal war

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 20:35

Last week's revelations about John Key and his forceful pulling of Auckland waitress Amanda Bailey's hair in the cafe she worked at caused a real storm.

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Genesis call centre staff to hang up on Monday

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 20:35

Workers at Genesis Energy's Hamilton call centre take industrial action on Monday (14 November) over their employer's push for individualised performance based pay.

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Hookworm discovery at Malaghan Institute

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 19:19

Professor Graham Le Gros has led a team which has stimulated both innate and memory responses to the parasite, discovering along the way the unexpected behaviour of one particular immune cell, in Hookworm, one of the world’s most devastating tropical diseases affecting 1 billion people.

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Gloriavale Christian Community School: What does it teach?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 19:19

Registered by the state; inspected by the Education Review Office, and partially funded by taxpayers - but what is taught there?

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Delays to Interislander sailings

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 19:19

Interislander is advising of delays for some of its customers today as work continues to repair a fault with the internal ramp that allows access between the upper and lower decks on the Kaitaki.

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Poroporoaki for Lady Martha Taiaroa

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 19:19

Ngarue ana te whenua, ngaoko ana te moana i te hinganga o ngā totara o te wao, ā, mō wai ana tērā i te maunga o ngā kākā haetara.

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Chris Ford: Anzac Day - lest we forget those who do not fit the ideal

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 19:19

Anzac Day 2015 has been and gone. The centennial Anzac Day has been full of the usual bonhomie about us lest not forgetting the sacrifice of our soldiers abroad over the last century. Of course, they should be remembered, it goes without saying.

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Communities forced to stomach water woes - King

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 19:19

Confirmation by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman that he is to wind up a water quality improvement scheme will leave thousands of Kiwis with no alternative but to continue boiling their drinking water, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.

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Addressing the disaster readiness gap - research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 15:35

A University of Canterbury-led survey of people in Wellington on their evacuation preparedness for earthquake and tsunami disaster showed that most people focused their preparedness on surviving by gathering home supplies and materials and not other essential items.

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Gales for the east and south of the North Island overnight

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 April, 2015 - 11:50

A complex trough is crossing central New Zealand overnight Monday and during Tuesday morning.

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Head on crash in Western Bay of Plenty

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 April, 2015 - 23:20

Emergency Services are currently at a serious car v car head on crash on State Highway 33, Paengaroa, Western Bay of Plenty.

This occurred at 5.30 pm.

One male was initially trapped in their car had to be extracted by the Fire Service.

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Prime Minister opens new Embassy in Dubai

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 27 April, 2015 - 23:20

Prime Minister John Key today officially opened the new premises of the New Zealand Consulate-General in Dubai.

The new office will house the Consulate, and offices of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Immigration NZ, and the Ministry of Primary Industries.

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