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2013-10-07 12:21:36

VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), announces the appointment of Mr. Chris Ferguson as its Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), replacing Mr. Blair Johnson. Mr. Ferguson will be joining the TAG team in its New Plymouth headquarters commencing on December 1, 2013. Mr. Ferguson is a qualified Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor of Management Studies in Accounting and has 18 years of financial, accounting and operational experience...

2013-02-05 23:00:51

According to Travel Street, during the year 2013, New Zealand expects to have a large amount of tourists visit their country. New Zealand is a recession proof country who makes a great deal of money from tourists. (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 New Zealand, an island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean expects to have a large amount of tourists in 2013. A holiday experience in New Zealand is like no other. Within the boarder of this country, tourists find spectacular scenes and a...

2012-07-01 06:20:13

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., July 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), one of the nation's largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies, celebrates the Grand Opening of the new Ravenna single-family model home at Windsor Ridge at Wellington in Williamsburg, Virginia. Built by NVR's Ryan Homes division, Windsor Ridge at Wellington is a new collection of gorgeous single-family homes set against the peaceful backdrop of Lake Nice. Prices at Windsor Ridge at Wellington start from the upper...

2012-03-20 10:25:40

WELLINGTON, Fla., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance, a group of residents focused on preserving Wellington's equestrian and rural character, issued a statement regarding the new outcome of the recent election. The election results were positive for the Alliance as all three of the candidates who were endorsed by the Alliance were declared winners. The Alliance is urging local and state officials to accept the voters' wishes and ensure that the...

2009-11-23 15:35:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For foodies, New Zealand is a veritable playground, renowned for its award-winning wines and farm-fresh cuisine. On March 30, from New Zealand to Australia, luxury specialist Crystal Cruises is showcasing the epicurean appeal of the region on a 12-day Wine & Food Experiences of Discovery cruise. Master Sommeliers Robert Bath and Cameron Douglas - the first and only Master Sommelier from New Zealand - will guide guests through the nuances and...

2008-10-13 21:00:26

Re-bottlenecks push up power prices (Oct 4), the reason the power has to return to the South Island in winter is that the lakes have been lowered in February, March and April to supply cheap power to he North Island. Normally this is a low rainfall period, and therefore the storage should be left in the lakes to generate power over winter. Depletion of the storage results in the South Island being unable to generate sufficient for its needs in winter, hence the need for the north to return...

2008-10-08 15:00:38

A 19-year-old Kihikihi man injured in a fatal car crash in Te Awamutu last Tuesday is now recovering in Waikato Hospital. The 23- year-old passenger in the unwarranted, unregistered Mazda, Matthew McDonald, died at the scene. (c) 2008 Waikato Times. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-08 15:00:37

Te Manawa Trust's Lisa Foggin shows Emma Gerke from Kimbolton how to break out of an arm grip. They were at Girls' Day Out, organised by the Manawatu Rural Support Services for rural girls aged 13 to 15. The girls came from Manawatu and Rangitikei and most live in rural areas, but a few brought city-dwelling friends. Organiser Judy Jack said the day was about young women feeling good about themselves. As well as covering skin care, make-up, hair and clothing, the girls also had...

2008-10-07 15:00:28

The real threat to the city airport does not come from development of the Hawke's Bay airport or any other airport, as claimed by airport boss Garry Goodman last week. Instead, the threat which he does not seem to yet grasp comes from peak oil - the point in time when the maximum rate of global petroleum extraction is reached, after which the rate of production enters terminal decline. While the price of oil may go down a bit for a while, it will increasingly trend upwards. We are in...

2008-10-07 15:00:20

The plan covering 8000 hectares of land in south-west Christchurch was released on September 3, 2008. So far it has attracted little publicity. The plan itself came complete with a generous collection of publicity material. It appears that only two public meetings are to be held, both at the same venue. There is no time frame as to when this work will be complete. Following this year's very wet winter, those people unfortunate enough to be the recipients of all the excess waters...


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2009-03-28 13:25:06

The Takahē or South Island Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri) is a species of flightless bird native to New Zealand. It was thought to be extinct after the last four known specimens were taken in 1898. However, the bird was rediscovered by Geoffrey Orbell near Lake Te Anau in the Murchison Mountains, South Island, on November 20, 1948. The species is still present there today and small populations have been successfully relocated to four predator-free offshore islands (Tiritiri Matangi,...

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