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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 One way to achieve this is through updating the now out-of-date Guidelines for Asthma (last updated in 2002).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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Top 20 Maori boys' and girls' names for 2013

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 04:20

The Department of Internal Affairs has released the top 20 Māori baby names for 2013 in association with Māori Language Week 2014, Te Wiki o te Reo Māori.

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Manny Muscat joins the All Stars

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 03:05

Manny Muscat today became the second Wellington Phoenix player to be selected in the Foxtel All Stars team to play Juventus next month.

Midfielder Albert Riera was in one of the earlier groups to be announced and today Muscat was in the final group chosen.

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White Ferns contracted players announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 03:05

A strong blend of youth and experience makes up the first contracted list of ten White Ferns players for the season between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2015.

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Survey looks at online tax refund system usage

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 03:05

Six years after its launch at the peak of the market for new challenger businesses in the online tax refund services sector, MyTax.co.nz has seen off most of the competition.

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Public glass recycling trialled in Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 01:50

Wellingtonians are once again able to drop off glass bottles and jars �for recycling as the Council trials bottle bank bins in Karori, Kelburn and the CBD.

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NZ farmers miss out on $120m a year windfall - expert

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 01:50

New Zealand farmers would be paid to pollute if they participated in the country’s emissions trading scheme under current policy settings, University of Canterbury forestry expert Professor Euan Mason says.

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Solity Software makes two senior appointments

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 01:50

Solity Software Limited (Solity), the Wellington-based software company specialising in crisis preparedness and incident management, today announced two senior appointments. David Humm has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Dan Hamid as Chief Sales Officer.

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Will the Greens' ECE policy really benefit children?

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

The Greens Party yesterday announced as a key part of its election platform that it would be supporting families by seeking to extend the 20 hours’ free early childhood education (ECE) subsidy to 2-year-old children.

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Christchurch CBD gaps filling fast as Crown returns

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the notion of a donut effect in the Christchurch CBD - with new developments on the fringes but few buildings in the centre - is being rapidly dispelled.

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New Aranui youth and community facility another step closer

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

Christchurch City Council has begun demolition of the Aranui Wainoni Family Centre in Hampshire Street, making way for a new youth and community facility to be built on the site.

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Trainee teachers to benefit from education portal - Kaye

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

Teacher-training institutions can now access a digital resource that enables schools to share learning resources and best practices, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.

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Canterbury postgraduate to research making cities sustainable

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

A University of Canterbury postgraduate is heading to Baltimore in the United States to research making cities sustainable.

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NZ's largest permanent cruise ship docks in Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

New Zealand’s largest permanently-based cruise ship opens for business in Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour today.

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Review 'will improve stock of regulation'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

The Reserve Bank is committed to delivering a world-class regulatory framework that is lean, easy to use and as cost-effective as possible, while still supporting the soundness and efficiency of the financial system.

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Palmers become NZ’s first BioGro-certified garden centres

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

In yet another first for New Zealand’s favourite garden centres, Palmers stores have become BioGro-certified retailers of organic products.

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Cottonsoft wins innovation award

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 24 July, 2014 - 00:35

Operating in the highly competitive FMCG space, toilet tissue and paper towel manufacturer Cottonsoft is in celebration mode after receiving an award from Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ).

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New-to-NZ products at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 22:05

The Viaduct Harbour will host new innovation this September, as local companies show the best international products to New Zealand’s boating public.

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Children 'bearing the brunt' of Gaza conflict

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 23 July, 2014 - 20:50

Children, rather than combatants, are bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. One in five people being killed are children, and the number of children dying in this operation has risen by more than 40 per cent since the ground operation into Gaza began on 17 July.

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