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New-to-NZ products at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 22:05

The Viaduct Harbour will host new innovation this September, as local companies show the best international products to New Zealand’s boating public.

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Children 'bearing the brunt' of Gaza conflict

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 20:50

Children, rather than combatants, are bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. One in five people being killed are children, and the number of children dying in this operation has risen by more than 40 per cent since the ground operation into Gaza began on 17 July.

Categories: New Zealand News

Give It Up for Hospice 'huge success'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 03:20

The quirky Give It Up for Hospice campaign which is running throughout the country and is designed to raise awareness of their Hospice shops has been deemed a huge success.

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Allowing NZers to sell homes to foreigners 'benefits NZers'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

By Jamie Whyte, ACT New Zealand

Categories: New Zealand News

Wine competition delivers 85 gold medals

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

The 2014 Spiegelau International Wine Competition, held last week in Marlborough, has awarded 85 gold medals, 199 silver and 536 bronze medals resulting in over 60% of all wines judged receiving an accolade.

Categories: New Zealand News

New book: Food, wine and stories from Central Otago

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

Food, wine and stories are the focus of a new book that shines the light on celebrated Central Otago wine producer Amisfield and its award-winning Amisfield Bistro.

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Judges set to taste over 1,150 wines

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

With a record number of wines entered in the New World Wine Awards this year, the independent panel of 13 wine experts will spend three days in early August, compared to two in previous years, judging every wine using the same internationally recognised system as other leading wine competitions.<

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Snow expected above 400 metres

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

Snow is expected above about 400 metres over eastern parts of the South Island and the lower and central North Island this morning.

Snow accumulations may reach warning amounts about Taihape and inland Wanganui and the hills of Wellington and in the south of Wairarapa.

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TPP helps local students gain confidence

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 02:05

A community-focused course at Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is helping local students gain confidence in their future.

Categories: New Zealand News

Basin Flyover decision 'victory for common sense'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

The Green Party welcomed the Environmental Protection Authority's draft decision announced today not to allow the $90 million Basin Reserve flyover in Wellington to proceed.

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Vodafone first to begin 4G rollout with 700MHz

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

It might only make up 1.1 per cent of New Zealand’s population, but Papakura has raced ahead to become the first district to receive superfast 4G mobile technology with 700MHz spectrum.

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Golf: McIlroy’s Mantra

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

Two simple words that’s all; well nearly all it took for Rory McIlroy to stay focused and finally win his first Open Championship.
 

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Neil Finn to tour NZ in September

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

Brent Eccles Entertainment is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated tour by one of New Zealand’s favourite performers and songwriters, the highly successful and much lauded: Neil Finn.

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UC designs app for Chch’s historic High Street precinct

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

The University of Canterbury (UC) has designed a phone app and a website for Christchurch’s quake-hit historic High Street precinct which was severely damaged in the February 22 earthquake.

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Jamie Whyte to stand for ACT in Pakuranga

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

ACT is pleased to announce Dr Jamie Whyte as its candidate in Pakuranga.

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NZ Rugby mourns passing of Kevin Skinner

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

New Zealand Rugby is mourning the death of former All Blacks Captain Kevin Skinner, who passed away early this morning in Auckland, aged 86.

"It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Kevin Skinner," said New Zealand Rugby Chairman Brent Impey.

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Massey research on effect of near-death experiences

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

How does a close brush with death lead to a better life? It is known that nudging extinction can bring about dramatic life changes, and a Massey psychology student is researching the near-death experience phenomenon.

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Wynyard Group expands with crime analytics operations centre

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 00:50

Wynyard Group, a market leader in advanced crime analytics software and services, announces the opening of its Asia Pacific Operation Centre in Sydney.

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Heavy snow for parts of both islands

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 July, 2014 - 22:20

Snow is expected to 300 metres over eastern parts of the South Island, including the lower and central North Island tonight and Tuesday morning.

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Young NZers call for parties to act on children's rights - UNICEF

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 22 July, 2014 - 06:05

Fifty young people (aged 15-18 years) who attended the UNICEF NZ Youth Congress in Christchurch at the weekend, have called on political parties to address six priority issues including youth unemployment, poverty and mental health.

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