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2014-07-31 16:22:24

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Coronado Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: CRD) and (OTCQX: CRDAF) reports that on July 23, 2014, New Zealand's Minister of Energy and Resources, Simon Bridges, announced that Coronado's 100% owned subsidiary, Lynx Platinum Limited, was awarded five mineral exploration permits totaling 129,202 acres in the New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals Platinum 2013 Blocks Offer. Platinum Group Metals ("PGM") occurrences are common in New Zealand, and there is...

2014-07-29 23:16:02

WennSoft announced today that in response to rapid growth in sales in Australia and New Zealand, the company has expanded its presence in the region to provide additional support to partners and businesses that utilize WennSoft solutions. New Berlin, Wis. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 WennSoft announced today that in response to rapid growth in sales in Australia and New Zealand, the company has expanded its presence in the region to provide additional support to partners and businesses that...

2014-07-28 08:29:21

Researchers: Automated Measurement of Volumetric Mammographic Density is a Promising Tool for Widespread Breast Cancer Risk Assessment WELLINGTON, New Zealand, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A prospective study conducted by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has validated the performance of VolparaDensity breast imaging software across multiple vendor platforms and has associated volumetrically assessed breast density measurements to breast cancer risk. Published in Cancer...

2014-07-27 08:20:37

SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand is about to become the talk of fantasy enthusiasts around the world, with the call going out globally to find fans eager to take an ultimate Middle-earth journey to New Zealand. Gearing up for the December 17, 2014, release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand, in conjunction with New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, yesterday announced The Hobbit...

2014-07-23 23:17:34

Crow Canyon has opened an office in the Australian capital of Canberra to meet the demand for its SharePoint business applications and custom development services in the Australia, New Zealand, and greater Oceania region. Benicia, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Crow Canyon, a top provider of SharePoint business applications, today announced the expansion of its presence in the Australia and New Zealand region with the opening of a new office in the Australian capital of Canberra. The office...

2014-07-18 23:05:16

Active Adventures New Zealand has been offering New Zealand hiking trips for two decades, and the jewel in the crown is the Ultimate South Island Adventure ‘Rimu’ trip. Since 1995, more than 5,000 travellers have joined the ‘Rimu’ adventure tour to hike, bike and kayak through parks, valleys, bays and backroads. Queenstown, Otago (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Leading adventure tour operator, Active Adventures, mark a milestone as they celebrate 20 years of small group adventure tours....

2014-07-16 08:27:59

Irys System will be available through MDxK for South Korea and Millennium Science for Australia and New Zealand SAN DIEGO, SEOUL, South Korea and MELBOURNE, Australia, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics announced today the selection of two new distributors, MDxK and Millennium Science, for the Irys(TM )System in the Asia-Pacific region. Based in Seoul, MDxK is one of the premier life science instrumentation distributors for Korea and has already sold the first system to...

2014-07-10 16:24:52

First Farm Expected to Produce Milk in First Half of 2017 ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd today announced the signing of an agreement to develop a proposed dairy farm hub in China. The strategic alliance, which is subject to Chinese regulatory approval, will leverage Fonterra's expertise in dairy nutrition and farming in China and Abbott's continued commitment to business development in...

2014-07-08 20:20:22

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiX Telematics [http://www.mixtelematics.com.au ], a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, will increase its focus on the evolving New Zealand transport industry. The company, which will be participating in the Bus and Coach Association (BCA) New Zealand Annual Conference [http://www.busandcoach.co.nz/images/files/631/BCA Programme.pdf ] in Auckland for the first time this week, says it will...

2014-07-03 08:21:56

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), reports the Company has hired Mr. Max Murray as TAG Oil's New Zealand Country Manager, based in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Mr. Murray will replace Mr. Randy Toone who has resigned to return to Canada for personal reasons and to focus on mid-stream business opportunities in North America. Mr. Murray's thirty years of operational and proven executive leadership in the oil and gas industry, and in...


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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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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