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Conservatives 'need a lesson in cultural competency'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says the Conservative Party’s policies to get rid of the Māori seats, shut down the Waitangi Tribunal and implement ‘one law for all’ are ignorant, dangerous, and are not welcome in our political system or our country.

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Heavy rain for northern Fiordland and Westland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

A front over the Tasman Sea is expected to move eastwards across the South Island during Monday morning, preceded by strong to gale northerlies and heavy rain for western and northern areas.

Categories: New Zealand News

Credit union rules to change

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

Commerce Minister Craig Foss says changes are underway to give credit unions improved legal status and promote innovation, efficiency and accountability in the industry.

Categories: New Zealand News

Students encouraged to be brave and never give up

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

Angela Francis, chief executive of the Asthma Foundation, shared her inspiring leadership journey with students at St Catherine's College, Wellington on Wednesday, 23 July as one of the nominated leaders of the 2014 Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Team.

Categories: New Zealand News

Miss Universe NZ Combines Beauty, Bikinis And Brains

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

The contestants of Miss Universe New Zealand are determined to show they have both beauty and brains. Just don't mention feminism. LAURA MCQUILLAN of NZPA reports.

Categories: New Zealand News

Cosmetics testing announcement welcome news for animals - SAFE

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

Animal advocacy group SAFE say they’re delighted at today's announcement from the Labour party that they have committed to a ban on cosmetics testing on animals, plus the sale and import of animal tested products.

Categories: New Zealand News

Tower Investments Announces New Corporate Communications Appointment

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

TOWER Investments has announced the creation of a new role of National Manager Corporate Communications and the appointment of Michael Coote to the position.

Categories: New Zealand News

This week critical for Wellington - disaster experts

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

A team of University of Canterbury (UC) disaster experts say this week is critical for businesses in Wellington and Marlborough.

Categories: New Zealand News

Pike River receivers confirm charges

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 01:35

The Pike River Receivers confirm that a number of charges have been laid against the company by the Department of Labour. These were served yesterday.

Categories: New Zealand News

Māori Language Bill passes first reading

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

Māori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, says he is pleased that the Māori Language Bill passed its first reading this afternoon with the support of the majority of the House.

Categories: New Zealand News

Burning the flag or accepting the evil - Harawira

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

Burning the Israeli flag in Auckland in protest over the murder of innocent civilians in Gaza is nothing to be ashamed of" said MANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira. "Calling for both sides to stand down when one side is annihilating the other though, IS something to be ashamed of."

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Maori Party President acknowledges founding co-leaders

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

Maori Party President, Rangimarie Naida Glavish, has today acknowledged the enormous contribution founding Maori Party co-leaders, Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples have made towards building a greater nation.

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HRC congratulates YWCA Equal Pay Award recipients

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

EEO Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue has congratulated the winners of the inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards.

Categories: New Zealand News

Flavell mistaken - Colin Craig

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

In response to Mr Flavell’s tirade this afternoon Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig advises "Mr Flavell is simply mistaken in his comments."

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Hamilton City Council to launch tactile map of the central city

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

Hamilton City Council will launch a tactile map of the central city at a special event on Monday (30 June).

It is the first city council in New Zealand to ask the Blind Foundation to produce a tactile map, which will be used by people who are blind or have low vision.

Categories: New Zealand News

Stop online tracking with EFF's Privacy Badger

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that detects and blocks online advertising and other embedded content that tracks you without your permission.

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What is Sjogrens Syndrome?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 25 July, 2014 - 00:20

Today is World Sjogren’s Day, and Arthritis New Zealand Chief Executive Sandra Kirby reminds New Zealanders that Sjogrens is one of the more that 140 different forms of arthritis.

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Kiwi company launches real-time mobile loyalty product

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 23:05

A real-time mobile loyalty solution designed for SME retailers and hospitality venues is set to change the in-store and online retail experience, as we know it.

Collect, which is being officially launched today, uses the power of the cloud, mobile, social and big data.

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Asthma Foundation to fund Guidelines for Asthma

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 19:20

The Asthma Foundation is committed to improving respiratory health for Maori. One way to achieve this is through updating the now out-of-date Guidelines for Asthma (last updated in 2002).

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New drug analyser to save time and money - Wagner

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 14:20

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border.

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