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Mental Health Foundation cautions against Blue Whale Challenge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 14:35

The Mental Health Foundation has for some time been monitoring reports of an online self-harm challenge known as the Blue Whale Challenge.

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NZer hits red carpet in Cannes with award win

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 14:35

A New Zealand film maker's documentary will screen during the Cannes Film Festival after receiving a world peace award this week.

Categories: New Zealand News

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Phil Twyford

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 14:35

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Phil Twyford

Headlines:

Housing Spokesperson Phil Twyford says Labour would purchase private land if necessary for its Kiwibuild programme.

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Books 'cooked' on electric trains despite denial - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 14:35

New Zealand First believes KiwiRail "cooked the books" to get rid of electric trains on part of the North Island main trunk line.

Categories: New Zealand News

New Zealand First must put up or shut up on TPP II - ACT

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 14:35

New Zealand First’s opposition to TPP II shows why we cannot risk giving Winston Peters the balance of power, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

"A renewed TPP would mean access to enormous overseas markets for New Zealand businesses.

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Physiotherapy before abdominal surgery reduces fatal respiratory complications

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 14:35

Surgeons attending the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Annual Scientific Congress in Adelaide have been told that respiratory complications were the most common and serious complication type following open upper abdominal surgery, according to research undertaken at the Launceston G

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Pilates instructor recognised as top CIO

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 14:35

An energetic Auckland pilates instructor has leapt to the head of the tech sector by being recognised as one of New Zealand’s top 100 chief information officers (CIOs) in the latest CIO100 list.

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Titirangi Road in Auckland closed due to crash

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 21 May, 2017 - 12:05

Police are asking motorists to avoid Titirangi Road, in Auckland following a crash earlier today.

A car hit a power pole on Titirangi Road, New Lynn shortly before 11.30am.

No one was seriously injured in the crash.

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Crash in Tauranga - motorists urged to avoid bridge

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 23:35

Police have been called to a crash on Te Awanui Drive, in Tauranga whereby a Ute crashed into a concrete barrier at 11.25 this morning.

The driver is out of the vehicle and has not required ambulance assistance.

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Water main breach in Frankton

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 22:20

A QLDC main has been breached in the vicinity of Juniper Place, Frankton. The Council understands that as a result of the incident two properties experienced some flooding.

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Serious assault victim dies

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 22:20

At about 2.40am Saturday 20 May, Police were called to an assault on the corner of Elliot Street and Great South Road. A man in his 60s was assaulted and taken to Middlemore hospital by ambulance in a critical condition.

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On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Bill English

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 19:50

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Bill English

Headlines:

Prime Minister Bill English has made his strongest criticisms yet of Donald Trump and says the US Government needs to bring its focus back from what its President is doing, to economic growth and stability.

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Gender diversity in leadership

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 18:35

While Australian companies are increasingly committed to gender diversity, many are not investing in removing what women identify as the biggest obstacles, according to a new report from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

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Green Party celebrates West Papua declaration of independence

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 16:05

The Green Party is celebrating the signing of a historic declaration in support of independence for West Papua.

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David Walsh joins NZTR staff

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 14:50

Former champion jockey David Walsh is to take up a full time role with New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing.

Walsh, who has ridden more winners in New Zealand than any other jockey, will next month begin working as the NZTR training and welfare officer for the South Island.

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Spark launches PureCloud

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 14:50

Spark has launched PureCloud, a new customer experience system by Genesys, to help New Zealand businesses manage and service their customers more seamlessly and affordably over the cloud, keeping on top of rising demand for smarter customer experiences.

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Soul singer to lead graduation entertainment

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 14:50

Louis Baker who performs at both Massey University Wellington graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday.

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Contract awarded for Palmer Pl Stormwater Pump Station Project

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 14:50

Clutha District Council has awarded the construction contract for the Palmer Place Stormwater Pump Station to Clearwater Civil Ltd for a price of $235,309.

Three tenders were received ranging from $235,309 to $317,626.

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Reserve Bank renews currency swap facility with People's Bank of China

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 14:50

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand today announced the renewal of a reciprocal currency arrangement (swap line) to support the settlement of cross border transactions between New Zealand and Chinese businesses.

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New farmer advisory panel for New Zealand Animal Evaluation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 14:50

New Zealand Animal Evaluation (NZAEL), a subsidiary of DairyNZ, has established a new farmer advisory panel to provide practical, farmer based feedback on animal evaluation research, development, and communication.

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