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Acclaimed American singer to perform with NZSO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 22:35

American Eric Owens, one of the world’s greatest living bass-baritones, will perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this month in two performances of Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust.

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Kiwi pair well placed at 470 world champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 22:35

Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox wanted to see how they stacked up against the rest of the fleet at the 470 world championships in Greece and they are well in contention after the first day of racing.

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Jonas Leisure to launch fitness industry sales tool

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 21:20

A new mobile-friendly solution to help leisure centres and fitness clubs manage sales and sell memberships is set to launch across Australia and New Zealand next month.

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NZ's Vietnam War Veterans commemorate service - and lives after

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 21:20

New Zealand’s Vietnam War veterans are commemorating the fallen, remembering the war and what came after, and catching up with old comrades this Friday, and through the weekend.

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Police still seeking to identify man assaulted in Takanini

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 21:20

Police are further seeking the public’s help to still identify an Indian male who was seriously assaulted in Takanini on Tuesday night.

The man was left severely beaten on the footpath at approximately 10.20pm on Tuesday night on Great South Road, Takanini.

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'Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 21:20

Labour’s comprehensive plan to fix the housing crisis and ensure there’s enough state housing, means we won’t be paying through the nose for emergency accommodation like the current Government has to, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni.

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Tourism industry supports call for better biodiversity management

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

Protection of New Zealand’s unique biodiversity is imperative to our social and economic future, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.

TIA is supporting Local Government New Zealand’s recommendations for better management of our flora and fauna, released today.

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Why will the least swimmable rivers receive less clean up funding?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

Labour - Let’s answer this - why will regions with the least swimmable rivers receive less funding to clean them up?

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All Blacks team named for opening Bledisloe Cup clash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

The All Blacks team has been named to play the opening Bledisloe Cup - Investec Championship match against Australia at ANZ Stadium on Saturday 19 August 2017.

The matchday 23 (with Test caps in brackets) is:

1. Joe Moody (28)

2. Codie Taylor (19)

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Brand launch for Invercargill

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

The Invercargill City Council has unveiled a branding package which captures the essence of Invercargill’s CBD.

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Kiwis Abroad: Debuts define eventful week

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

It’s been another eventful week for New Zealand’s overseas-based professionals with several players making their debuts for new clubs, others set to take their first steps on foreign shores and a couple picking up badly-timed injuries.

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Digital citizenship: Empowerment v control in the classroom

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

Becoming a BYOD school sounds like a sensible idea but if you’re going to do it successfully, it requires careful planning and a solid understanding of online safety and the relatively new Harmful Digital Communications Act (HDCA).

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New awards announced to recognise NZ's top provincial rugby players

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

New Zealand’s top provincial players will be celebrated through two new awards announced by New Zealand Rugby today - the Duane Monkley Medal for player of the year in the Mitre 10 Cup and the Fiao’o Fa’amausili Medal for the player of the year in the Farah Palmer Cup, the first time the wo

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Rail union slams Auckland rail operator's 'profit before people' attitude

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

The union representing Auckland train crews is slamming the company running Auckland commuter trains, the French-owned Transdev, for excluding workers from a critical safety audit on the basis its health and safety system is "commercially sensitive."

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Govt 'pays twice the price for emergency housing motels'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 20:05

Under Labour’s plan to build at least 1000 state houses each year, New Zealand wouldn’t be paying more than double the valuations for motels to house Kiwis needing emergency housing, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni.

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Australia's first Smart Cities Awards program announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 18:50

Australia’s first national Smart Cities Awards program was announced today at a gathering of industry leaders in Sydney, hosted by the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ), the peak body representing the smart cities movement in Australia.

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Greens commit to Tauranga - Hamilton - Auckland passenger rail service

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 17:35

The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is in government.

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National selects Clutha-Southland candidate

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 13:50

Hamish Walker has tonight been selected by local party members as National’s 2017 Clutha-Southland candidate.

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Player from Blenheim snags $1 million win

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 12:35

A player from Blenheim will be raising their glass to Lady Luck this evening after winning $1 million in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold at Countdown Springlands in Blenheim.

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ANC Slopestyle finals promise a good showdown

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 August, 2017 - 08:50

Day two of the Australia New Zealand (ANC) Cups got underway at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today with freeskiers and snowboarders competing in the qualifying rounds of the International Ski Federation (FIS) sanctioned Slopestyle event.

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