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Govt to contribute to joint bid for Glenfern Sanctuary

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 13 April, 2015 - 02:20

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has announced the Government will contribute towards a joint bid to buy Glenfern Sanctuary on Great Barrier Island for the nation.

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Most NZers happy with Daylight Saving - poll

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 20:05

It's probably for the best that most New Zealanders seem to be on board with Daylight Saving as a concept and a part of kiwi life, as it has been for more than 40 years now.

Categories: New Zealand News

Movie industry fails workers - CTU

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 20:05

Workers in New Zealand’s movie making industry are earning poverty wages. Three-quarters of the 12,600 jobs earned less than $13,200 in 2013 according to new statistics released by Statistics New Zealand today.

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Govt 'set to miss' first significant deadline on climate target

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 20:05

The National Government looks set to miss the first United Nations (UN) deadline to submit its emissions reduction target for 2030, the Green Party said today.

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Result: Kia Magic defeat Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 18:50

Kia Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic showed they had learned an important lesson after delivering an all-important 63-57 away win against the dangerous Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel in Invercargill on Saturday.

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Four Lotto players take home $250,000 each

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 18:50

Four lucky Lotto players from Auckland, Kaukapakapa, Waimauku and Palmerston North will be celebrating after winning $250,000 each with Lotto First Division tonight.

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Berry to stand for Auckland mayoralty in 2016

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 18:50

Following speculation over the last couple of weeks, Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry has confirmed he will be contesting the Auckland Mayoralty as well as standing for Council in the ward of Albany.

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Football: Auckland City FC start with win over Suva

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 18:50

Auckland City FC is off to a winning start at the OFC Champions League after a comfortable 3-0 win over Suva at ANZ Stadium in Fiji today.

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'No box ticking approach' to becoming CIO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 18:50

Successful CIOs are no longer senior executives who have spent their career in IT. They increasingly have spent time working in the broader business world in order to act as an effective interface between IT and the business and, critically, deliver business outcomes.

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Havelock North's Romanes Park opens Sunday 10am

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 17:35

The first of three new places to play in Havelock North is being officially opened on Sunday (12 April).

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Chch duathlon a hit amongst the Orana Park wildlife

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 16:20

A unique event was enjoyed by all who took part in the final round of the Sovereign Tri Series at the Christchurch Duathlon at Orana Wildlife Park today, as even the weather seemed to recognize the importance of the occasion with showers clearing to a largely fine if cool day.

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Teenager killed in Oropi crash named

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 10:05

An 18-year-old man who died in a fatal crash on Mountain Road, Oropi last night (Friday, 10 April) can now be named as Levi Green from Tauranga. He was driving a white Nissan Cefiro which crashed after failing to stop for police.

A serious crash investigation is continuing.

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IRD faces 'Novapay on steroids' - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2015 - 06:20

Inland Revenue’s runaway information technology transformation projects are being likened to Novapay with another Australian contractor right at its centre, says New Zealand First.

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EFF busts podcasting patent

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2015 - 21:35

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invalided key claims in the so-called "podcasting patent" today after a petition for review from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)-a decision that significantly curtails the ability of a patent troll to threaten podcasters big and small.

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Lisa Owen interviews Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2015 - 20:19

On The Nation:

Lisa Owen interviews Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

Headlines:

Penny Hulse calls for cross-party accord on Auckland housing because "it’s too important to score political points on"

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34% more operations for Bay of Plenty DHB patients

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2015 - 20:19

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says more Bay of Plenty DHB patients are receiving the elective surgeries they need compared to six years ago.

"Delivering more elective surgeries has been a priority for this Government," says Dr Coleman.

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Nelson Clock Tower

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2015 - 19:05

Great weather, nice people, an array of restaurants and boutique shops, Nelson really does have it all. Take a stroll down Trafalgar Street and notice the cute Victorian buildings, the flowering baskets.

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Chris Birch brings big KTM to contest Repco Race to the Sky

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2015 - 19:05

Red Bull-backed extreme enduro motorbike racer Chris Birch is taking on Repco Race to the Sky as his next big challenge.

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Minister to visit Australian counterparts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2015 - 19:05

Customs Minister and Minister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner will travel tomorrow to Australia to visit her counterparts and foster trans-Tasman cooperation across both portfolios.

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National sports comp for physically disabled young kiwis opens

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2015 - 19:05

The 2015 Halberg Junior Disability Games - a national three day sports competition for physically disabled and visually impaired young people aged eight to 21 - has officially opened tonight with a ceremony at the Avantidrome in Cambridge.

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