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Defence Minister visits Middle East, Afghan deployments

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

On his first overseas trip in the job, Defence Minister Ron Mark has completed a round of visits to Defence Force deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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Scrutiny over CEs' pay important step to fairer public service - PSA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

The Public Service Association (PSA) support today’s announcement of stronger oversight of the pay of chief executives and the conduct of Crown Entity Board members.

Categories: New Zealand News

Search for CTO to be widened

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

The government is to widen the search for New Zealand’s first Chief Technology officer.

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Housing affordability not a single number - Dawson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

Wellington City Councillor and Housing Portfolio leader Brian Dawson says a single number for housing affordability is not the right approach.

A media report today stated $650,000 as the figure for what makes a house "affordable" in Auckland city.

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Third measles case confirmed - Cantabrians warned to be vigilant

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

Another case of measles has been confirmed in Canterbury with public health officials urging the community to be extra vigilant, and get vaccinated.

An 18 year-old woman is the third person in a fortnight to be diagnosed with the highly contagious virus.

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Disappointment as JNL confirms job losses

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

E tū is extremely disappointed with the confirmation today that Juken New Zealand Ltd (JNL) intends axing the jobs of about 90 workers at its East Coast mill in Gisborne.

E tū represents production workers at the mill.

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Rankings show Victoria leading thought on major issues

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

Victoria University of Wellington’s Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) has started its 25th- anniversary year being named the third best think tank in Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific in a prestigious global ranking.

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Disappointment as JNL mothballs LVL plant in Gisborne - union

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 17:05

A union representing workers at JNL’s Gisborne mill says it is disappointed the company is going ahead with its proposal to mothball its LVL plant.

The decision means around 90 jobs will go.

Categories: New Zealand News

Subway’s foot-long step forward for hens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 12:05

SAFE congratulates Subway for announcing today that they will move away from using whole cage eggs in their 280 New Zealand stores, effective immediately. After talks with SAFE, Subway’s new policy is the latest in a series of trending cage-free commitments across the country.

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2018 Mustang arriving from April

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 10:50

Ford New Zealand today confirmed the 2018 Mustang will begin to arrive on our shores from April, bringing more of what pony car enthusiasts want most: more power, more technology, and more choices to make any Mustang their own.

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KVH supports MPI sending shiploads of BMSB packing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 08:20

Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) Chief Executive, Barry O’Neil, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) should be congratulated for taking the right action in turning back ships that have arrived at our ports carrying hundreds of unwanted pests.

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Serious crash on Auckland Southern Motorway

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 07:05

Police are attending a serious crash on the Southern Motorway.

Emergency services were called to the crash involving one motorcycle at 7.19pm.

The motorcyclist has been take to hospital with critical injuries.

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Tomorrow last day to post vote in East Ward By-Election

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 February, 2018 - 04:35

The number of East Ward By-Election votes received today is greater than on any single day prior to the last full Council election, taking the running total significantly ahead of the equivalent point in the 2016 postal vote.

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No immediate answers from Housing Stocktake - NZPIF

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February, 2018 - 22:35

"The NZPIF agrees with the authors of the Housing Stocktake released today that private rental housing will continue to feature prominently in our future housing landscape", says Andrew King, Executive Officer.

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EQC claim numbers for February storm

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February, 2018 - 20:05

The Earthquake Commission has so far received 60 claims for damage caused by the remnants of Cyclone Fehi earlier this month, with 53 of them from the South Island and the remaining seven from the North Island.

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'Gold provides stability with unstable cryptocurrencies'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February, 2018 - 18:50

MyGold recently launched a cryptocurrency trading service in addition to its precious metals offerings. The company is proud to offer both investment vehicles during these uncertain economic and political times. There has been plenty of talk about cryptocurrencies like bitcoin in recent months.

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Emirates firms up orders for 36 A380s worth US $16 billion

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February, 2018 - 18:50

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today signed a contract for 20 additional A380 aircraft and 16 options, firming up the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was announced in January.

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UC physicist creates computer chip that mimics the brain

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February, 2018 - 17:35

University of Canterbury (UC) Physics Professor Simon Brown is developing a neuromorphic computer chip that may solve one of the biggest problems in the computer industry - power consumption - and create a New Zealand semiconductor industry.

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Commodity slump trumps stock rally - CMC Markets

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February, 2018 - 17:35

By Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist, CMC Markets

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Joint fisheries patrol sends message on sustainable fishing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 February, 2018 - 17:35

A joint fisheries patrol conducted recently by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) underlines the Government's commitment to sustainable fishing.

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