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2014-10-23 20:25:20

In the lead-up to the New Zealand All Blacks vs.

2012-09-21 23:03:13

The launch of Mullet On The Go’s new website (MulletOnTheGo.com) is a good balance of business in the front and party in the back! The new site features a fast, easy-to-navigate storefront

2010-09-15 07:17:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent satellite or aerial views of the White House are often intentionally blurred or distorted for security reasons. HistoricAerials.com has recently uncovered high resolution aerial photography of the White House taken in 1951.

2009-11-25 11:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KIWI(®) Shoe Care, part of the Sara Lee Corporation, (NYSE: SLE), today announced a multi-platform partnership with professional dancer and two-time Champion of Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Burke.

2009-09-30 01:06:17

Kraft Foods, four days after announcing a name for a new variety of the Australian spread Vegemite, announced Australians don't like iSnack2.0. The problem is not the product, a creamier version of the yeast-based spread, The Australian reported.

2008-10-07 15:00:18

Hamiltonians dumping their old computers struck a "hard drive" problem yesterday.

2008-10-07 15:00:18

OBSOLETE computers came out of storage and into the recycling line as Wellingtonians got right into eDay.

2008-10-06 15:00:15

By ANDERSON, Charles Some of New Zealand's 85,000 tonnes of electronic waste will find a safer home after a collection day in Nelson and Tasman tomorrow. eDay began in Wellington in 2006 in response to concerns that much of the electronic equipment which was thrown away could be safely recycled.

2008-10-06 15:00:15

Today is eDay. First held last year, eDay is a free computer recycling event aimed at diverting hundreds of tonnes of potentially toxic waste from landfills. Environment Minister Trevor Mallard says eDay is a fantastic opportunity for households to do the right thing for the environment.

2008-10-06 15:00:15

More than 30 tonnes of unwanted computers and cellphones have been handed in ahead of Hamilton's collection for eDay 2008. Seven schools offloaded 9 1/2 pallets of gear yesterday, while councils from around the district trucked in 30 tonnes.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.