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League: Strong NZ sides for Anzac encounter

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 09:35

Four players have forced their way back into NZ Kiwis contention for this week’s Anzac Test in Brisbane, after missing last year’s Four Nations triumph.

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Labour and National leaders 'should just give up and join NZ First'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

The leaders of both Labour and National will receive membership forms from New Zealand First, along with a message of encouragement to join the party.

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Is the GCSB 'trade team' spying on TPPA partners?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

‘The latest revelations about the GCSB pose a stark question: is the GCSB’s "trade team" spying on governments with whom New Zealand is negotiating international deals, especially the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)?’, asked University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey.

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NZMA calls again for independent health assessment of TPPA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is extremely disappointed Trade Minister Hon Tim Groser has rejected the call for an independent assessment of the impact of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPPA) on our health system.

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TPPA a low trust model - Hone Harawira

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

"I’m glad we took the TPPA to the Tribunal" says MANA leader Hone Harawira and former MP for Tai Tokerau, in regards to the claim before the Waitangi Tribunal that the government’s negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement are in breach of the Treaty of Waitangi.

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Government drive to lift regulatory quality

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

Greater use of exposure drafts of new laws, stronger expectations and reviews of crown regulators, and more transparent cost recovery practices, are among changes announced to improve New Zealand’s regulatory system by Regulatory Reform Minister Steven Joyce.

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NZ Summit aims to eradicate Hepatitis C in NZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

A broad range of the Kiwis who support patients with hepatitis C are gathering for a Summit in Wellington - they’ll be the first in the world to acknowledge World Hepatitis Day 2015.

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'No justification' for Government delay on benefit increases

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

Child Poverty Action Group says the Minister of Social Development Minister should give a full explanation of why benefit levels were not raised immediately following the 2015 Budget.

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The George welcomes two luxury properties to NZ portfolio

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

Christchurch’s luxury boutique hotel, The George is adding two high-end properties under its growing Brook Serene Hotel Management portfolio.

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Health charges up for some as funding up for grabs - King

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

A proposal being considered by the Government would see some people having to pay more for health care and district health boards forced to fight amongst themselves to fund regional health services, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says

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Minister 'puts up smoke screen on future health costs'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 29 July, 2015 - 08:20

"Minister Groser has once again avoided the real issue of the health costs of the TransPacific Partnership (TPPA) investment deal" says Dr Erik Monasterio, a specialist in psychiatry, speaking on behalf of Doctors for the Protection of Health in Trade Agreements.

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REINZ grants JLL four award wins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 13:49

JLL has been officially recognised in four separate categories at the 2015 REINZ Awards for Excellence ceremony held on Thursday evening 23rd July, at Auckland’s Grand Rendezvous Hotel.

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Top 30 Smokefreerockquest entrants announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 12:35

Hopes of Kiwi music industry success are closer for 30 Smokefreerockquest entrants who have made it through to the top 30 acts for 2015.

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Canterbury ITM Cup squad announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 12:35

The Canterbury squad to contest the 2015 ITM Cup has been named and includes seven uncapped players. Canterbury Head Coach Scott Robertson said the exciting new talent would compliment the existing experience in the squad.

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Tall Ferns lose opening game at William Jones Cup

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 12:35

The Tall Ferns were unable to generate a win on the opening night of the 2015 William Jones Cup in Taiwan on Monday night going down 77-66 against Chinese Taipei B.

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NZ shearers end tour with Corwen defeat and drawn series

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 11:20

The New Zealand shearing team has had to settle for a drawn series with Wales in the final farewell to black-singlet icon David Fagan.

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Blackcaps tour of Africa: Neesham stars in warm-up win

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 11:20

All-rounder Jimmy Neesham has featured in a winning start to the BLACKCAPS tour of Africa with a convincing victory against the North West Cricket Club today at Potchefstroom in South Africa.

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New Tutira Park book

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 11:20

A new book on the history of developing TÅ«tira Country Park has been published by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. ‘A Short History of TÅ«tira Country Park’ was researched and written by Garth Eyles, the former manager of HBRC’s land management section.

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Good news report ignores a glaring problem - NZEI

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 11:20

A major issue has been ignored in a government report issued today showing that schools have become significantly more inclusive towards children with special educational needs.

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CPIT donates $10,000 to SPCA

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 28 July, 2015 - 10:05

CPIT has given away $30,000 in funding to deserving community projects, including an initiative to reduce the dumping of unwanted dogs.

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