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Pioneering woman scholar honoured

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 18:50

Education Minister Nikki Kaye unveiled a commemorative photograph at Auckland Grammar School this morning, dedicated to New Zealand’s first ever female university graduate, Kate Edger.

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Regional Managers Rural, Fire and Emergency NZ appointed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 18:50

Kevin O’Connor, National Rural Manager (designate), Fire and Emergency New Zealand is pleased to announce appointments to the five Regional Manager Rural positions for the new organisation, Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

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Native fungi may hold answer to antibiotic resistance crisis

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 17:35

Amid growing concern over the need to combat antibiotic resistance - considered one of the greatest public health threats of the modern age - a campaign has been launched to determine if a collection of fungi, unique to New Zealand and the Pacific, could hold the key to discovering new antibiotic

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Successful launch for SES-15, SES's first GEO satellite on Soyuz

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 16:20

SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite was successfully launched onboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana at 08:54 local time.

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Over $28,000 raised at 2017 art exhibition for Napier Girl's High

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 16:20

This year’s Affordable Art Exhibition has raised over $28,000 for Napier Girls’ High School thanks to a successful combination of quality art and community support.

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Property heavyweights join the New Zealand Green Building Council

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 16:20

The New Zealand Green Building Council is pleased to welcome Auckland Airport, Housing NZ, Tamaki Regeneration Company, Watercare and RCP as its newest members.

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'Wild Creations' - artists with a conservation connection

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 15:05

Our unique natural heritage is set to inspire New Zealand artists through an initiative announced today by the Minister of Conservation and the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry.

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Consumer confidence: Leg-up

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

Consumer sentiment is still up and running; confidence lifted from 121.7 to 123.9.

"It adds up to business as usual," ANZ Chief Economist Cameron Bagrie said.

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Women key to filling job shortage in Infrastructure Industry

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Government's recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry.

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Irrigation investment first step towards food security - HortNZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the Government’s planned increase in grant funding and capital investment towards irrigation and water infrastructure in Budget 2017.

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Consent granted for Kennedy Point Marina on Waiheke Island

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited has been given the go-ahead to build a new 186-berth floating marina at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, Waiheke Island.

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MPI extends consultation on scientific definition for manuka honey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has extended its consultation on a scientific definition to authenticate New Zealand mānuka honey and the proposed new requirements for the export of bee products to 13 June 2017.

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Charges laid against tobacco company

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Ministry of Health has laid charges against tobacco company Philip Morris (New Zealand) Limited relating to the importation and selling of its tobacco sticks known as HEETS.

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Finite Group appoint national manager

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Finite Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Dave Newick as National Manager for recruitment brands Finite NZ and Ninetwenty.

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Lap record under threat as Prokart Series returns to Rotorua

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

Ryan Grant's ultimate track lap record - a sizzling 50.279 seconds - is under threat as the Molecule-backed ProKart Series returns to the KartSport Rotorua club's The Rock FM Raceway this weekend.

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The power of storytelling amplifies success

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

IT marketing and brand strategists, Aamplify, have become a success story in their own right by sharing the stories of others.

The company has grown from just five staff to over 25 in only four years with representation in Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne.

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Donovans toasted twist to a kiwi favourite

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

New Zealand owned and made chocolate company Donovans has paid homage to a true Kiwi classic with their new version of coconut rough - Toasted Coconut Clusters.

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Wellington rebounds after quake - CBRE

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2017 - 19:05

With a reduction in vacancy and rental pressure continuing to increase in the Wellington commercial property market, elevated occupier demand is expected to underpin a strong period of growth for the rest of 2017, according to latest research published by CBRE.

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Subsidised business programme to accelerate Rotorua businesses

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2017 - 19:05

Firestation, the Bay of Plenty’s business growth centre, is seeking applications to their Accelerate Programme to help Rotorua businesses fast-track their growth.

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Northland to host pre-conference local authority tour

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2017 - 16:35

Some of Northland’s best-kept secrets will be showcased to delegates from 10 regional and unitary councils around New Zealand ahead of a national local government conference in Auckland in late July.

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