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Triple treat for Lauren Boyle on final night of swim champs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 15:04

It proved a triple treat for Lauren Boyle on the final night of the State New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland tonight.

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Children's story of Gallipoli soldier reaches best seller list

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 13:50

War affects children, and it is important they understand how it impacts families and societies, says Professor of War Studies Glyn Harper, who has written a new children’s book based around correspondence between a New Zealand boy and his Gallipoli-bound soldier brother.

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Maori Party celebrates Wananga students' success

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 13:50

The Māori Party congratulates all 2400 students graduating from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi today, and says it is so proud of the achievements of these students and the contribution that Wānanga are making to Māori educational achievement.

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Consultation opens on district development strategy

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 13:50

Consultation is now open on Selwyn 2031 - Draft District Development Strategy.

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Economic tinkering has wider social impact - NZ First

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 13:50

The National Government’s handling of the economy is making little difference to many Kiwis, says New Zealand First.

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Council scoops award for Palmerston North recycling project

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 13:50

Palmerston North City Council was named the winner of the 2014 GIS Project of the Year at the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Awards held in Auckland this week.

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Divergent number one at NZ box office

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 13:50

Entertainment One film Divergent has opened at the top of the NZ box office.

Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Zoe Kravitz Divergent is a gripping action-thriller set in a futuristic world.

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MediaWorks Radio celebrates historic survey results

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 13:50

MediaWorks Radio has increased its dominance of the national radio market with one of the company's strongest ever performances in a radio survey.

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Enthusiastic youth chosen for Hamilton's Youth Council

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 11:20

A diverse group of ten passionate 17-24 year olds has been appointed as the new Youth Council Advisory Panel to Hamilton City Council.

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On The Nation this weekend

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 08:50

On The Nation this weekend… Lisa Owen will speak with Hone Harawira from the Mana Party conference in Rotorua about Kim Dotcom, election year strategy and some of their more controversial policies.

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'Better customer service' at owner operated franchises

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 12 April, 2014 - 02:35

Owner operated franchises are the places to shop if you want better customer service when you're buying an appliance, says Consumer NZ.

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Too much or not enough? Spotlight goes on UV research

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 20:20

Scientists, dermatologists, skin cancer experts and health professionals are among those meeting in Auckland next week to discuss the latest research into UV radiation and how best to improve public awareness of UV issues.

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Cross-harbour water pipeline investigated in Wellington

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 19:05

What lies beneath the surface of Wellington Harbour comes under the spotlight this week, as part of a feasibility study for an emergency water supply pipeline across the harbour.

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Support to build winter feed with urea price drop

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 19:05

As the dry summer conditions ease, a drop in urea prices by Ballance Agri-Nutrients will be welcomed by farmers looking to build up feed reserves to meet stock requirements over winter and early spring.

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Better deal for glasses will save millions

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 16:35

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says people using hardship assistance are in line to pay less for glasses and other optical services as a result of a new preferred supplier arrangement with opticians.

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Waikato doctor receives top national prize

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 16:35

Accolades for the Waikato nurse practitioner behind the life changing Sugar Babies study just keep coming.

Dr Deborah Harris’ thesis on neonatal hypoglycaemia has received a University of Auckland’s Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in 2013.

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Residential real estate prices hit new highs

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 16:35

REINZ, the most up to date source of real estate data in New Zealand, announced today that there were 7,315 dwelling sales in the month of March, down 10.0% on March last year, but up 19.4% compared to February.

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Latest inventory 'shows National driving climate change'

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 15:20

New Zealand's latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory submitted to the UN confirms National’s policies are driving climate change, the Green Party said today.

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Trial to help shape future of food waste collection

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 15:20

North Shore households will be the first to experience the future when a trial of the region’s planned new organics collection service starts next month.

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Anzac troops were on the spot for Winston Churchill

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 11 April, 2014 - 15:20

New Zealand and Australian troops were deployed to attack the Turkish mainland at Gallipoli because they were on the spot.

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