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Standing up for safety with Site Safe

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 9 December, 2017 - 04:50

As attitudes and legislation for Health and Safety in the workplace have changed over the past years, so has the need for good management and training of best health and safety practice.

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International study shows older Kiwis are heavy drinkers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 23:50

Drinking alcohol becomes more dangerous in later life, but a new report released today by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) shows that older New Zealanders are drinking more often and in a more harmful manner than older adults in many other countries.

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Police investigating indecent assault in Palmerston North

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 20:05

Police are asking for the assistance of the public with enquiries into an indecent assault in Palmerston North.

Around 8pm on Wednesday 18 October 2017, Police were called to an address on Tremaine Avenue, where a man had entered the address and indecently assaulted a woman inside.

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IoT devices topping Christmas wish lists in 2017

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 20:05

Exciting tech advances are playing a much greater part in Christmas gifts in New Zealand than ever before, Kriv Naicker, executive director of the New Zealand Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance says.

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Mayor to open Esk St store

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 18:50

As a locally-owned institution in Esk St, Allan White Sports is set to transform into a Shoe Clinic franchise as David and Jayne White retire.

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Canterbury look to continue their dominance in Women's League Final

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 17:35

Canterbury United Pride will look to make history on Sunday when they host Auckland Football in the National Women’s League Final in Christchurch.

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Health Minister abandons Pacific peoples - Ngaro

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 16:20

The new Minister of Health is displaying an appalling lack of responsibility by walking away from an outbreak of mumps in Auckland during the Rugby League World Cup, and the consequent spread into the Pacific Islands, National’s Dr Shane Reti and Alfred Ngaro say.

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Liz Gosling elected new Chair at TUANZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 15:05

At this week's TUANZ Board meeting, Liz Gosling was unanimously elected to take up the role of Chair. Immediate past Chair, Pat O’Connell had earlier indicated that it was time to hand the responsibility on to the next person.

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Christmas lights up The Tron

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 13:50

A great new venue for the carols by candlelight is a highlight of this year’s ‘Christmas in Hamilton’ events.

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TEC's challenges not met by free tertiary policy - Taxpayers' Union

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 12:35

Responding to the release of the Tertiary Education Commission’s briefing to the incoming minister, New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, said, "The Government is putting ideology over sound advice."

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Over $1.9 million loss reported to CERT NZ since launching in April

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 12:35

Figures released today show that Kiwis lost over $1.1 million to cyber security issues in the third quarter of 2017. This brings the total financial loss to New Zealanders from cyber security issues reported to CERT NZ to over $1.9 million since April.

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Blake Ambassador Awards for two Massey students

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 11:20

Two Massey students have been awarded two of the eleven highly-sought after Blake Ambassador Awards to further their passion for conservation.

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Missing Dunedin boy found safe and well

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 11:20

The 13-year-old boy who was earlier reported missing in Glenleith, Dunedin has been found safe and well.

He was located nearby in the Ross Creek area a short time ago.

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance.

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New research sheds light on the online experiences of young NZers

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 10:05

New Netsafe research reveals how NZ teens aged 14-17 are behaving online - and it’s not what you might think.

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Scientists find microbes living on thin air

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 10:05

An investigation involving New Zealand and Australian scientists has discovered that microbes in Antarctica have a previously unknown ability to scavenge hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide from the air to stay alive in the extreme conditions.

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Epic lineup announced for Otaki Summer Camp

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 10:05

The full lineup for Ōtaki Summer Camp has been announced with well-known political figures and writers taking centre stage in January alongside popular musicians, comedians, and poets.

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Scientists and Navy join forces to map the floor of Lake Rotorua

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 10:05

The Royal New Zealand Navy’s Military Hydrographic Group, in collaboration with GNS Science and the Te Arawa Lakes Trust, has gathered high resolution multibeam sonar data to build a new map of the floor of Lake Rotorua.

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Powhiri for Te Reo champions at Massey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 10:05

Māori broadcaster Scotty Morrison has been appointed Professor of Te Reo Māori at Massey University in recognition of his outstanding scholarship and leadership in Te Reo Māori over many years.

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Spidertracks announces next-gen mobile product strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 08:50

When humans landed on the moon in 1969, we achieved something huge with something very small. Thdevice that enabled this feat, the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), had a similar computing power to that of a modern toaster.

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Pacific mentoring programme helps women MPs share experiences

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 8 December, 2017 - 08:50

Four women members of Parliament from the Pacific are in Wellington this week to build relationships with New Zealand Parliamentarians and learn more about advocating for women.

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