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2014-04-08 23:04:24

Vista Entertainment Solutions, the global leader in cinema exhibition software, is expanding into the wider film industry sector with an agreement to acquire a stake in MACCS International, the global leader in film distribution software. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Vista will buy an initial 25% stake, with an option to increase to 50%, in a deal that Chief Executive Murray Holdaway described as the New Zealand-based company’s first serious move to become a major global provider of all...

2014-04-08 04:21:27

Special 15 per cent discount and 1,500 KrisFlyer miles promotion for KrisFlyer members renting a car with Hertz from April 1 to July 31, 2014 LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, is celebrating 15 years of partnership with KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines, the world's most awarded airline. In honor of this occasion, KrisFlyer members from around the world will be entitled to a 15...

2014-04-02 08:34:35

Technology Also Offers Potential for Human TB Tests, as Well as Animal and Human TB and Other Vaccines PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyBatics, Inc., whose novel biobead platform offers applications for diagnostics, antigen delivery/vaccines, bioseparations and many other uses, today announced the start of field trials of a unique tuberculosis (TB) skin test based on the company's bionanoparticle technology. The PolyBatics Assign-bTB product is a DIVA...

2014-04-02 04:21:04

Manufacturers need to assuage consumer apprehensions by backing their health claims with scientific validation SYDNEY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Functional beverage manufacturers are acknowledging consumer demand for natural and organic beverages by investing in product innovation, new flavours, and the introduction of balanced nutrients and environment-friendly packages. The segments to benefit the most from this rising preference for organic beverages are sugar-free energy drinks and...

2014-04-02 04:20:30

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mott MacDonald, a leading global management, engineering and sustainable development consultancy, has acquired AWT, a specialist water technology and consulting company based in New Zealand and Australia. The acquisition is part of Mott MacDonald's business strategy to broaden the services the company offers in the Australasia region. AWT has provided science and engineering based services across the water sector for over 20 years....

2014-03-26 23:33:04

After seeing so many old friends cut down before their time, one woman decides it is time for Death to take a holiday. "How To Avoid Dying From Invisible Causes" is a newly-released report from Carolyn Hansen. WHANGAREI, NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 CarolynHansenFitness.com Sustainable Fitness Solutions announces release of special report "How To Avoid Dying From Invisible Causes" - http://CarolynHansenFitness.com/invisiblecauses1/ - April 1, 2014. Living the...

2014-03-26 23:27:48

SenPhi Technologies Limited, a leading provider of design and implementation services for management systems that enhance business performance, announced today that it has signed a reseller agreement with global Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, Yellowfin. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The agreement will see SenPhi – headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand – provide Yellowfin’s easy-to-use BI solution, and associated suite of professional services, to its clients throughout New Zealand....

2014-03-25 23:26:23

Unified value distributor joins security leader’s preferred partner program. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced a new distribution agreement with WhiteGold Solutions. Under the agreement, WhiteGold Solutions will deliver Tripwire’s entire portfolio of security solutions in the Australian and New Zealand markets. “In partnering with vendors – particularly in our...

2014-03-25 08:20:59

New Two-Driver Team Includes the First Female Driver in Global Rallycross: Top-Ranked Emma Gilmour of New Zealand FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) are again joining forces to create a groundbreaking new team for the 2014 Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) series. For 2014, Hyundai and RMR continue their assault on dirt- and tarmac-based circuits throughout North America with highly-tuned Veloster Turbo rallycross cars. The new...

2014-03-24 23:28:30

Nationwide car wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics responds to an article discussing L&P’s out-of-home campaign that asks people to “hold onto summer” in New Zealand. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 JMR Graphics, a nationwide car wraps manufacturer, comments on an article published by PSFK that discusses L&P’s “hold onto summer” campaign in New Zealand that features billboards with detachable towels and flip flops for passers-by to grab off the ads. In an article...


Latest New Zealand Reference Libraries

Holarchaea novaeseelandiae
2014-04-07 13:00:17

Holarchaea novaeseelandiae is one of only two described species in the genus Holarchaea and is native to New Zealand. This spider is very small at less than 1.5 millimeters long. It is shiny black, brown, olive, or beige in color. The head region is clearly distinguished, features eight eyes, and a few setae. It occurs only in the forests of New Zealand. It lives in humid environments and has been found on moss, ferns, and plant litter. Image Caption: adult Holarchaea sp. from New...

Waitoreke
2014-02-05 16:37:44

The Waitoreke is a cryptid from New Zealand described as being otter-like. Its name derived from “Wai” is a Maori word for water. The rest of the word has different translations, but the common one is “toreke,” which means to disappear. Together the name could translate into “disappears into water” or another translation is a “disappearing water specter.” The usual description is a small otter-like creature about the size of a cat. It has brownish short fur and short...

Saker GT
2014-02-01 08:44:08

Saker Sports Cars is an automobile manufacturer based in New Zealand, founded in 1989. The company’s name comes from a bird of prey that is found in the Middle East and Central Asia. The first Saker, the SV1, was designed and built by Bruce Turnbull. Saker vehicles are built as touring race cars, but can be made legal for the road in the UK, Japan and New Zealand. The SV1 was built in a limited number. It had a steel space-frame chassis, a fiberglass body, used a variety of V-6 and...

Kina, Evechinus chloroticus
2013-11-15 10:54:52

Kina (Evechinus chloroticus) is a sea urchin that is native to New Zealand. This echinoderm belongs to the family Echinometridae and it has the potential to reach a maximum diameter of 16 to 17 centimeters. It is scattered throughout New Zealand and in some northern and southern offshore islands. It can be found in shallow waters around 12 to 14 meters deep, although there are also intertidal populations located in the north of both the North and South Islands. It shows a preference for...

Common Brushtail Possum, Trichosurus vulpecula
2013-09-23 13:56:03

The common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) is a species of marsupial that is classified within the Phalangeridae family. It can be found in Australia in a range that extends from northern, eastern, several eastern areas of Australia, Tasmania, and a number of islands like Barrow Island and Kangaroo Island. This species was introduced into New Zealand in 1840, where it has now become an abundant species. It prefers to reside in a variety of habitats including semiarid areas, forests,...

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