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Flash mob haka promotes world record attempt in Rotorua

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

Last night (18 May 2017) visitors to the Rotorua Night Market were treated to an impassioned flash mob haka.

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How businesses thrive with a purpose beyond profit

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

International leaders in disruption, change and innovation will gather for a forum to discuss how businesses thrive with a social purpose beyond profit.

The paradox of modern business is that most successful organisations are not single-mindedly profit-

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MSD Deputy Chief Executive steps aside from duties

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 20 May, 2017 - 07:20

Ministry of Social Development Chief Executive, Brendan Boyle today announced that Murray Edridge will be stepping aside from his current duties as acting Deputy Chief Executive in the organisation.

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PSA acknowledges Murray Edridge's resignation

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 23:50

The PSA acknowledges Murray Edridge’s decision to step aside as acting deputy Chief Executive, Corporate Solutions at the Ministry of Social Development.

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Aggravated robbery at video store in Hamilton

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 21:20

Statement by Detective Sergeant Terri Wilson, of Hamilton CIB:

Hamilton Police are appealing for information after an aggravated robbery at United Video in Dinsdale last night.

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Youth Arts Festival coming to West Auckland

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 21:20

VIBE Youth Arts Festival 2017 is coming to Corban Estate Arts Centre on Saturday 3 June, as part of Youth Week 2017.

Featuring internationally acclaimed DJ SPELL, the festival will include a variety of activities, workshops, street art, exhibitions, and live performances.

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Pioneering woman scholar honoured

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 18:50

Education Minister Nikki Kaye unveiled a commemorative photograph at Auckland Grammar School this morning, dedicated to New Zealand’s first ever female university graduate, Kate Edger.

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Regional Managers Rural, Fire and Emergency NZ appointed

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 18:50

Kevin O’Connor, National Rural Manager (designate), Fire and Emergency New Zealand is pleased to announce appointments to the five Regional Manager Rural positions for the new organisation, Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

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Native fungi may hold answer to antibiotic resistance crisis

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 17:35

Amid growing concern over the need to combat antibiotic resistance - considered one of the greatest public health threats of the modern age - a campaign has been launched to determine if a collection of fungi, unique to New Zealand and the Pacific, could hold the key to discovering new antibiotic

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Successful launch for SES-15, SES's first GEO satellite on Soyuz

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 16:20

SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite was successfully launched onboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana at 08:54 local time.

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Over $28,000 raised at 2017 art exhibition for Napier Girl's High

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 16:20

This year’s Affordable Art Exhibition has raised over $28,000 for Napier Girls’ High School thanks to a successful combination of quality art and community support.

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Property heavyweights join the New Zealand Green Building Council

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 16:20

The New Zealand Green Building Council is pleased to welcome Auckland Airport, Housing NZ, Tamaki Regeneration Company, Watercare and RCP as its newest members.

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'Wild Creations' - artists with a conservation connection

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 15:05

Our unique natural heritage is set to inspire New Zealand artists through an initiative announced today by the Minister of Conservation and the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry.

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Consumer confidence: Leg-up

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

Consumer sentiment is still up and running; confidence lifted from 121.7 to 123.9.

"It adds up to business as usual," ANZ Chief Economist Cameron Bagrie said.

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Women key to filling job shortage in Infrastructure Industry

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Government's recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry.

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Irrigation investment first step towards food security - HortNZ

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the Government’s planned increase in grant funding and capital investment towards irrigation and water infrastructure in Budget 2017.

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Consent granted for Kennedy Point Marina on Waiheke Island

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited has been given the go-ahead to build a new 186-berth floating marina at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, Waiheke Island.

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MPI extends consultation on scientific definition for manuka honey

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has extended its consultation on a scientific definition to authenticate New Zealand mānuka honey and the proposed new requirements for the export of bee products to 13 June 2017.

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Charges laid against tobacco company

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Ministry of Health has laid charges against tobacco company Philip Morris (New Zealand) Limited relating to the importation and selling of its tobacco sticks known as HEETS.

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Finite Group appoint national manager

Popular NZ News on Voxy.co.nz - 19 May, 2017 - 13:50

The Finite Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Dave Newick as National Manager for recruitment brands Finite NZ and Ninetwenty.

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