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Fatal crash north of Masterton

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 22:20

Emergency Services are on the scene of a fatal crash on State Highway 2, north of Masterton.

Categories: New Zealand News

Navy firefighter runs flights for cancer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 22:20

Despite undergoing cancer treatment Chief Petty Officer (CPOWTR) Bartus ‘Bart’ Couprie will become the first Royal New Zealand Navy firefighter to compete in the Sky Tower Stair Challenge this weekend.

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Man named following Awapuni shooting

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 22:20

Police have named the man who died during a shooting incident in Awapuni, Palmerston North, last night.

He was Tyrone Rawiri Gideon, 21, of Palmerston North.

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Netball: Hawkins referred to TTNL Disciplinary Officer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 21:05

The Trans Tasman Netball League (TTNL), operators of the ANZ Championship, wishes to advise comments made by Mainland Tactix head coach Sue Hawkins have been referred to the Disciplinary Officer.

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State sanctioned bribes 'unacceptable'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 21:05

Transparency International New Zealand is asking MP's to legislate to make bribes no matter how small - illegal whether paid in NZ or overseas.

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Labour women's caucus get behind the 40 Hour Famine

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 21:05

Today, Labour MPs Poto Williams, Louisa Wall and Nanaia Mahuta have committed to supporting malnourished children in Bangladesh by taking part in World Vision’s 40 Hour Famine.

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Dutch speaker on euthanasia arrives in NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 21:05

Henk Reitsema is arriving in New Zealand today and will give four public talks in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Kapiti, hosted by Euthanasia-Free NZ.

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Football: World Cup journey begins for Ferns

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 21:05

The Football Ferns departed Auckland on Tuesday morning bound for Japan where they’ll complete the last phase of their pre-FIFA Women’s World Cup preparation with Sunday’s match against world champions on Sunday.

Categories: New Zealand News

EPA approves biological control for the weed privet

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 21:05

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has approved an application to release privet lace bug (Leptophya hospita) as a biological control agent for the weed privet (Ligustrum spp.).

Categories: New Zealand News

Emoji fastest growing language on the planet

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 21:05

Spark New Zealand says it's no surprise that new research has shown emoji is the fastest growing language on the planet.

The survey, released in the UK by the TalkTalk group, shows that emoji is used by 80% of all Brits.

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Burst of heavy rain for Fiordland and southern Westland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 17:20

An active front over the Tasman Sea, preceded by a very moist northerly flow, is expected to move onto Fiordland Wednesday evening, then cross Westland Thursday morning. Rain is forecast to become heavy in Fiordland Wednesday afternoon, and in southern Westland Wednesday evening.

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More wet weather coming for Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2015 - 01:20

On Thursday a front from the South Island will move northwards. The cooler southerly flow behind it will help spark a quickly forming low pressure system over Auckland and Northland.

It will prompt a band of rain stretching left to right (west to east).

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Govt 'trims veterans services during ANZAC remembrance'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 22:50

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters has warned the Prime Minister to abandon a cost-cutting plan to sack individual contractors who provide treatment to veterans and replace them with new "streamlined" services.

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X Factor NZ crowns winner

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 21:35

Beau Monga has been crowned the winner of The X Factor NZ during tonight’s Grand Final Decider broadcast LIVE on TV3. Nyssa Collins was the runner up, with Brendan Thomas and The Vibes coming third.

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Newcomer scoops global weight management award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 21:35

Cambridge Weight Plan has been named Australia's Best Weight Management Program at the 2015 Global Weight Management Congress.

The UK-born program outperformed well-known local brands such as Michelle Bridges’ 12 Week Body Transformation Program and Love Your Body Lean.

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Knitting group awarded $30k Jetstar Flying Start grant

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 21:35

Jetstar has announced that community knitting group Peggy Purl in Your Community will receive a Flying Start grant of $15,000 cash and $15,000 in travel to help it continue its work in keeping young children warm throughout New Zealand.

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Dead man found on train tracks

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 21:35

At around 11pm on Sunday 17 May Police and emergency services were called to a scene around the area of Puhinui Road in Papatoetoe where a man was located deceased on the train tracks.

Police enquiries are currently underway to identify the man and to locate next of kin.

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Budget 2015: Students have low expectations - NZUSA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 21:35

The National President of the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations, the organisation that represents the interests of New Zealand’s 400,000 tertiary students, says students have low expectations for what this week’s budget might deliver.

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'Unanswered questions in potential Govt. tender manipulation'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 21:35

Responding to the new claims aired tonight on One News regarding the Saudi sheep scandal that the Government was apparently keeping the Saudi businessman, Hmood Al Khalaf, "in the loop" about the tender process, Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams says:

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Vital support services can't be left in lurch - Robertson

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2015 - 21:35

The National Government has big questions to answer about how a provider of services to thousands of vulnerable New Zealanders is set to fold, Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says.

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