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2015-04-16 23:06:00

High performance beauty products from the certified natural skincare company, including best-selling Trilogy Certified Organic Rosehip Oil and Everything Balm, are now available at Whole Foods

2015-04-16 20:21:23

VANCOUVER, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF): Mr.

2015-04-15 16:20:55

HOUSTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air New Zealand -- set to celebrate its 75(th) anniversary this month -- today named Houston as its fifth North American gateway when the national

2015-04-15 16:20:51

HOUSTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air New Zealand has today announced it will expand its North American presence by opening a fifth gateway this December.

2015-04-15 12:25:35

LONDON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OGAnalysis, one of the leading research and consulting service providers for the oil and gas industry, recently published the "New ZealandOil Gas Trends,

2015-04-08 20:22:51

IRVINE, Calif., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alteryx, Inc., the leader in data blending and advanced analytics, has expanded

2015-04-07 23:01:52

Classic Holidays, Australasia’s leading Resort and Club Management Company, is leaping to Australia’s ‘Apple Isle’ with the appointment of Management Rights for the Shearwater Country

2015-04-02 12:24:28

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Geothermal Power in New Zealand, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company

2015-04-01 23:01:31

Combination Brings Together Best in Class Service and Support with State of the Art Technology for Australia and New Zealand Construction Market Melbourne, Australia

2015-03-30 20:22:35

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Australasia, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.


Latest New Zealand Reference Libraries

Romney Sheep
2014-11-03 12:24:43

The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...

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...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.