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Minister 'must take action on death trap slides'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 February, 2015 - 11:20

Workplace Relations Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse must take urgent action to ensure inflatable amusement rides don’t become death traps for children, Labour’s spokesperson on Labour Relations Iain Lees-Galloway says.

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LeaderBrand launches ready-to-serve pouch produce

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 February, 2015 - 11:20

LeaderBrand, one of New Zealand’s largest and most innovative producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, is making meal preparation easier for at home chefs with their new range of ready-to-serve pouch produce.

Categories: New Zealand News

Canstar releases Term Deposit Award report

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 February, 2015 - 11:20

CANSTAR releases its 2015 Term Deposit Award report today, researching and rating nine banks to determine which offer outstanding value for consumers through their suite of term deposits.

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Police appeal for information on pink paint-bombings

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 February, 2015 - 10:05

Two Police stations in Auckland City District and three ANZ ATM machines were damaged overnight by members of a protest group who claim they threw pink paint at the building entrances and the bank machines.

Categories: New Zealand News

Coffee Club opens in Orewa

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 February, 2015 - 08:50

The seaside community of Orewa, 30 minutes north of Auckland’s CBD, has welcomed the opening of The Coffee Club Orewa, the 54th The Coffee Club in New Zealand

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Resounding 'no' to Wellington uber-council - survey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 14:05

There is strong opposition to the Local Government Commission’s proposed ‘two-tier’ amalgamated local authority across the Wellington region, a survey commissioned by Wellington City Council has found.

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Young change-makers take to the sea on plastic bottle kayaks

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 14:05

Young change-makers take to the sea on plastic bottle kayaks in a bid to educate kiwi kids about sustainability.

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Volkswagen group chooses TomTom Traffic

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 12:50

TomTom (TOM2) has announced a multi-year agreement with Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest car maker in Europe, to bring its traffic service to Volkswagen Group cars across Europe, beginning with Audi and Volkswagen.

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Kaikoura Zone Committee focuses on water mgmt priorities

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

The Kaikoura Zone Committee will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 25 February to discuss local water management issues.

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Major exercise for marine oil spill recovery at Tuakau

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

A major marine oil spill exercise will be carried out on and beside the Waikato River at Tuakau on Wednesday 5 March by Waikato Regional Council’s marine oil spill response team.

Exercise "Sandpit" will model the sinking of a barge carrying oil to an industrial site at Mercer.

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Downhill event to attract young off-road cyclists

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

February is National Bike Wise Month. While many children are learning to be safe, and signal on the roads, the Wellington Off-Road Riding Department (WORD) is heading for the hills for something more challenging.

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Brancott Estate celebrates Rugby World Cup 2011 and the new vintage with Limited Edition bottle

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

Brancott Estate celebrates Rugby World Cup 2011 and the new vintage with Limited Edition bottle

Brancott Estate?, creators of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, has released a limited edition pack in New Zealand to celebrate being an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2011.

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Chance to brew beer with Stu from Yeastie Boys

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

Craft Beer College and the Occasional Brewer are excited to offer the public a chance to brew with Yeastie Boys.

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Suspected fire/chemical leak in Timaru industrial area

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

Emergency services are at the scene of a suspected fire/chemical leak in Heaton Street in Timaru which is believed to have started at approximately 5.30am this morning.

Canterbury Police have established cordons around the area and to the south.

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Hallenstein Glasson announces plan for flagship store in Chch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

Clothing retailer Hallenstein Glasson has signaled a major long term investment in the Christchurch city rebuild, today announcing its plans for a new flagship store in the CBD - its second biggest in New Zealand.

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Hank Marvin brings Gypsy Jazz to Christchurch

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 11:35

The line up for April’s New Zealand Jazz and Blues Festival is getting hotter, with legendary guitarist Hank Marvin bringing his quartet, Hank Marvin Gypsy Jazz to Christchurch.

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Maori scholarship winners announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 10:20

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the five winners of a prestigious tertiary scholarship in honour of the 28th Māori Battalion.

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Cricket victory 'a big win for Wellington'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 10:20

The BLACKCAPS’ record-breaking defeat of England in Friday’s ICC Cricket World Cup match was also a major win for Wellington, with the city’s accommodation and hospitality providers scoring big over the weekend.

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ATEED's marketing spend blows out five-fold says councillor

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 10:20

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has released ATEED’s escalating communications and marketing expenditure following public outrage over the expense and appointments of its London and San Francisco positions.

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Campbell Live apologises for Mayoral ommision

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 February, 2015 - 10:20

TV3’s Campbell Live has apologised for not including Mayor Ross Church in an item that screened last week on local government amalgamation.

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