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Kiwis question effectiveness of multivitamins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

Vitamins are an essential part of a healthy, balanced diet, but in an age of processed foods and busy lifestyles, not everyone gets all of the nutrients they need, all of the time.

Categories: New Zealand News

Reform to distributed generation pricing arrangements proposed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

The Electricity Authority today released a consultation paper that proposes to remove special pricing arrangements for distributed generators. Distributed generators are generators connected to a local electricity distribution network rather than to Transpower’s national grid.

Categories: New Zealand News

Overseas investor funds school's digital devices - Hipkins

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

The Government must address the inequality laptops and tablets in classrooms are causing after a Queenstown school was forced to use a donation from an overseas investor to get their students digital devices, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins.

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Marie Ockleford – Flamingos, Spray Paint and Surfing

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

Katie Robinson from Pink Noise asks Marie Ockleford (AKA. Muz Flamingo), about incorporating street inspired elements to create her fresh take on nature and our Avian friends . . . whilst still finding time to surf and win a few art competitions along the way.

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Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

The New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers has this year been awarded to Holly Hedley and Bree Huntley.

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Emirates in NZ now offering Visa Checkout for faster bookings

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

New Zealand is among 15 countries where Emirates Airline is now offering Visa Checkout, the online checkout service by Visa (NYSE: V), a global payments technology company, allowing shoppers to pay with their cards online and on any device, with just a few clicks.

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No park sales for housing - Palino

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino today confirmed that he will not sell any council park land for housing and called on other mayoral candidates to make the same commitment.

Categories: New Zealand News

Novel nicotine inhaler doubles smoking quit rates

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 18 May, 2016 - 09:20

A study by researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington shows that smokers who used a nicotine inhaler were twice as likely to quit smoking as smokers using a placebo inhaler.

Categories: New Zealand News

4000 child sex abuse convictions in last 10 years

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 14:35

There has been a staggering 4,000 child sex abuse convictions in New Zealand over the last decade with no signs of it slowing down, says New Zealand First.

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Maori Party president hails business success

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 13:20

Congratulations to the four successful Maori men and women who won prizes in Auckland last week at the Aotearoa New Zealand Maori Business Leaders Awards, have been extended by the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish.

The four winners were:

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Pacific Edge presents positive Cxbladder Monitor results

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 12:05

Cancer diagnostics company, Pacific Edge Limited (NZX:PEB), announced today the presentation of positive results from a prospective multicenter, blinded study of Cxbladder Monitor, the Company’s new urine-based gene expression test for the investigation of urothelial carcinoma (UC) in patients

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Kiwis say that pies are their favourite comfort food

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 12:05

When Kiwis are in need of some comforting tucker, 28% reach for a well-made pie according to the results of Canstar Blue’s latest consumer survey.

And when it comes to pie flavours, the most loved is:

- Steak and Cheese (27%)

- Followed by Mince and Cheese (19%)

Categories: New Zealand News

Third time lucky for Tall Ferns at Four Nations Tournament

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 12:05

It was third time lucky for the Tall Ferns at the Four Nations Tournament in Hengyang, China on Monday night. The Tall Ferns beat the Czech Republic, ranked number five in the world, 72-64.

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My Food Bag announces paid parental leave scheme

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 10:50

Their goal is to become the best workplace in Australasia.

Now Cecilia Robinson - one of the Founders and Co-CEO of highly successful meal delivery business My Food Bag - is taking another giant step towards the goal.

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Fish eyes could help solve cornea shortage

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 10:50

Research at the University of Auckland aimed at developing human corneal replacements by using proteins found in fish eyes has been awarded an Emerging Researcher First Grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.

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Golf: R.I.P. Christy O’Connor Snr

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 09:35

 “While he never attained the major championship glory that has come to so many of the modern Irish players from Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke to Graeme McDowell, his achievements were every bit as great and he leaves a huge mark on the history of the Irish and

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5+ A Day helps fuel Football Ferns on the road to Rio

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 09:35

The New Zealand women’s football team has been given a healthy boost in the run-up to Rio.

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is providing the Rio-bound Football Ferns with boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables every week before they head off in August.

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Aotearoa NZ Maori Business Leaders Awards winners announced

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 09:35

Jason Witehira (Ngāpuhi) started stacking supermarket shelves at age 16.

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90% of angel-backed startups use employee share plans - survey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 09:35

New Zealand startups are enthusiastic about implementing Employee Stock Ownership Plans - or ESOPs - according to a survey undertaken by the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund and the Angel Association.

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John Key woefully out of touch on homelessness - Little

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 17 May, 2016 - 09:35

John Key is completely out of touch if he thinks desperate South Auckland families forced to live in cars can simply go to Work and Income for help, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says.

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