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Cricket: Knights into Final, Firebirds eliminate Aces

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 07:05

Ford Trophy Preliminary Finals:

Playoff 1 v 2

Canterbury Wizards 224-9 (Peter Fulton 82-, Andrew Ellis 52, Scott Kuggeleijn 3-50) lost to the SKYCITY Northern Knight 225-6 after 49 overs (Daniel Flynn 73, Daryl Mitchell 39, Brad Wilson 33, Todd Astle 2-45) by four wickets

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Dance crew champion message of hope across NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 05:50

Internationally acclaimed dance crew IDentity and Primal Youth Trust take their creative and jam-packed show UNDEFEATED on tour to share important messages of hope and purpose.

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New jockey betting rule comes into force tomorrow

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 05:50

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) announced today changes to its Rule governing Jockeys betting (Rule 707 of the Rules of Racing) will come into force tomorrow, Thursday, 11 September 2014 on publication in the New Zealand Gazette.

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Soft marijuana drug laws 'would damage youth'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 04:35

Family First NZ says that local research just released showing the harms of marijuana to young people should confirm that any attempts to decriminalise marijuana should be firmly rejected.

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Growing a sustainable local creative sector - National

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 04:35

A re-elected National government will let our internationally-successful creative sector grow and become more sustainable by promoting New Zealand content and intellectual property, and by making arts, heritage and broadcasting accessible to communities across the country.

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National's dirty politics at play in Pacific community - Sio

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 04:35

Labour is immensely concerned that members of an Auckland Pacific Pentecostal Church are being signed up as National Party members without their full understanding, Labour’s Pacific Affairs spokesperson Su’a William Sio says.

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ANZ NZ Morning Brief

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 04:35

OUTLOOK

CURRENCY: It is a relatively quiet data day with consolidation in currency markets expected. NZD/AUD gains are expected to attract sellers. GBP may find further support from BoE testimony to parliament.

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Parata claims state schools send kids to jail - Hipkins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 04:35

Hekia Parata's claim on Radio NZ's Morning Report this morning that vulnerable kids attending state schools are more likely to end up in jail is an absolute indictment on her own performance as Minister and the policies of the current National government, Labour's Education spokesperson Chris Hip

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National now admits cages for hens are cruel - SAFE

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 04:35

In a New Zealand first all major political parties have spoken out against the incarceration of layer hens in cages.

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Sea Shephard volunteers found guilty in Faroese Court

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 04:35

Volunteers from Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s pilot whale defense campaign Operation GrindStop 2014 appeared before a court in the Faroe Islands on Monday following their recent arrest in conjunction with trying to prevent the murder of pilot whales.

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QLDC invites feedback on draft economic strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 03:20

Queenstown Lakes District is seeking new ways to create a high value economy, that will be diverse, prosperous and resilient against peaks and troughs that are outside local control.

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Parties challenged to declare commitment to Feed the Kids Bill

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 September, 2014 - 00:50

MANA Movement leader Hone Harawira has challenged other political parties to declare their commitment to his Feed the Kids Bill before the polls close on September 20.

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Auckland surgeon to learn new sight-saving surgery

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 21:05

An Auckland eye surgeon is heading to the Solomon Islands to learn a new cataract surgery technique that will deliver first world results to patients in developing countries.

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Gold Coast flights 'a positive for Wellington tourism'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 18:35

Today’s announcement by Jetstar that it will begin flying three times a week direct between Wellington and the Gold Coast from mid-December is welcomed by Positively Wellington Tourism (PWT).

PWT Chief Executive David Perks says that the new service is a timely opportunity.

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Randell Cottage Open Day 28 September 2014

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 16:20

Tucked away in Thorndon is a wondrous place - full of history and creativity. Randell Cottage is one of Wellington’s oldest restored cottages and on Sunday 28 September it will open its doors to visitors. Volunteers will be on hand to give tours and tell the stories of this unique dwelling.

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Growing base of safe second-hand vehicle choices

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 13:50

New Zealand’s fleet of second-hand vehicles is growing safer as revealed in the latest release of the Used Car Safety Ratings guide today.

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MediaWorks announces election day coverage

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 08:50

John Campbell, Patrick Gower, Paul Henry, Duncan Garner and Sean Plunket will lead MediaWorks’ comprehensive coverage of the 2014 General Election on TV3, RadioLIVE and online.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival highlights

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 07:35

Latin America has already given us so much – great food, cerveza, the Mayans, Sofia Vergara, tequila, and… Ricky Martin? The list is endless and yet they still keep giving!

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Breast Cancer Foundation Pink Caravan hits the road

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 07:35

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation will mark its 20th anniversary - the 20th anniversary of breast cancer awareness in New Zealand - by going on the road.

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National supporting and honouring our veterans - Woodhouse

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 10 September, 2014 - 05:20

National honours the contribution of our veterans to the peace, freedom, and security our country enjoys today, National Party Veterans’ Affairs Spokesman Michael Woodhouse says.

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