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2014-10-23 20:25:20

In the lead-up to the New Zealand All Blacks vs. USA Eagles rugby match on November 1st at Soldier Field, New Zealand showcases its sporting, business and cultural ties to Chicago. CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Kia Ora Chicago" will become a common refrain in Chicago as New Zealanders ("Kiwis") flock to the city to watch as the All Blacks take on the USA Eagles at Soldier Field on November 1st in a sold out stadium. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154085LOGO This is the...

2014-10-17 00:21:46

Heidi Klum Intimates will launch in over 1800 retail doors worldwide January 2015 AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bendon, one of the world's leading Intimate apparel companies, announced an exciting new partnership with supermodel and television host Heidi Klum, as the Creative Director and face of Bendon's flagship Intimates collection, succeeding Elle Macpherson after 25 years with the brand. Klum has established herself as a style and beauty icon. In what is...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-15 23:07:38

One of the latest art, book and game projects to hit popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo is The Bruce Harlen: Retrogamer Legacy Project. The brainchild of Bruce Harlen’s wife Lora, the project has been launched to assure Bruce’s three children, Ruby (10), Ari (9) and Nina (5), of an inheritance from the astonishing artwork of their late father. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Bruce, an everyday barista and artist who brought many smiles to customers faces with his...

2014-10-14 12:26:24

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer teams up with Diamondback, Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand to host national sweepstake LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its Adventures of a Lifetime sweepstakes, premier sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet has teamed up with Diamondback Bicycles, Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand to give one fortunate winner plus a guest an unforgettable 12-day cycling experience....

2014-10-13 12:24:23

- Agreement with Wellington City Council creates opportunity for all New Zealand public libraries - WELLINGTON, New Zealand and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, along with its Australian wholly-owned subsidiary James Bennett, announced today they have been chosen as the primary suppliers of library materials to Wellington City Libraries, New Zealand....

2014-09-30 23:10:44

Volpara Highlights Study that Shows Fully-Automated Volumetric Methods are Valid Alternatives to Measure Mammographic Breast Density and Predict Breast Cancer Risk Wellington, New Zealand (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The accurate measurement of mammographic density offers the potential to improve breast cancer risk prediction and to tailor screening protocols according to risk, according to a study published in Breast Cancer Research (BCR September 2014; 16:439...

2014-09-30 12:34:19

Australia and New Zealand rank high in B2C E-Commerce LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia ranks among the top 5 countries in B2C E-Commerce sales in the Asia-Pacific Region. It has one of the most developed infrastructures, with Internet penetration reaching over 80% of the total population and ranking third in the region. High smartphone penetration in Australia contributes to strong growth rates of M-Commerce sales, estimated at double-digit percentage rates for the...

2014-09-30 12:26:35

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer partners with Aqua Lung, Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand to host national sweepstake LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest scuba retailer in North America, premier sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, has partnered with Aqua Lung, Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand to give one lucky winner a first-class scuba diving experience as part of its Adventures of a Lifetime sweepstakes....

2014-09-30 04:23:33

~Strong CAGR of 20%; with entertainment and physical goods leading purchases AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealanders are increasingly using tablets or smartphones to purchase a wide range of goods, content and services, including physical goods, travel, insurance, cinema tickets, music, news and e-books. 45% of all New Zealand consumers aged between 15 and 65 have made at least one mobile commerce purchase in the last 12 months. (Mobile commerce involves...


Latest New Zealand Reference Libraries

Coopworth Sheep
2014-09-24 07:34:54

The Coopworth sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand during the twentieth century. A group of researchers working at Lincoln University began studying the Border Leicester crossbreed, and later the Romney -Border Leicester crossbreed, in hopes of developing ewes that would have a higher reproduction rate. Early results showed some promise, with an increase in lambing of up to thirty percent, which caused the researchers to question whether Border Leicester...

Archey’s Frog, Leiopelma archeyi
2014-08-27 09:54:56

Archey’s frog (Leiopelma archeyi) is one of three or four living species within the Leiopelma genus, which holds frogs that are native to New Zealand. This species can only be found along the Coromandel Peninsula and because it has not changed much throughout the past two hundred million years, it is considered to be a living fossil. Little is known about the habits of Archey’s frog, but it is known to be terrestrial, inhabiting damp areas at high elevations. It is thought that males...

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...

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