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And Then There Were 10 -- Unexpected Diversity In New Zealand Kanuka Genus Kunzea

Peter J. de Lange, Pensoft Publishers At the stroke of a pen a New Zealand endemic tree has for the last 31 years been incorrectly regarded the same as a group of 'weedy' Australian shrubs and small trees. A New Zealand botanist has completed a...

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2014-09-01 16:23:09

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average Price and Market Size Forecasts to 2020 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343407/Synchrophasors-in-Smart-Grid-in-Key-Countries-Update-2014---Market-Volume-Average-Price-and-Market-Size-Forecasts-to-2020.html Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average...

2014-08-28 04:21:16

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark New Zealand (formerly Telecom NZ), a New Zealand- wide communications and internet service provider, has selected Xstream's award winning professional video management platform, Xstream MediaMaker(TM), for delivery of their new OTT video service, Lightbox - aiming at offering the best service internet TV service in New Zealand. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140837 Lightbox is...

2014-08-28 00:20:20

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan held its inaugural New Zealand Excellence Awards on 28 August 2014 at Villa Maria, presenting a total of 18 awards to companies across the industries of Food, Energy and Power, Healthcare and Information Communication Technologies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140828 The New Zealand Excellence Awards will be an annual event to honour companies that have demonstrated outstanding...

2014-08-22 12:28:24

MarketOptimizer.org adds "Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average Price and Market Size Forecasts to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average Price and Market Size Forecasts to 2020", which provides in-depth analysis of the synchrophasor market at country level. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/138830) Scope The global...

2014-08-21 08:35:05

IBM Private Modular Cloud will support the bank's digital transformation AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Westpac New Zealand, part of one of the world's largest financial services institutions, has selected IBM's private cloud technology to support its goal to be New Zealand's leading digital bank. The new five year agreement is part of an extensive services and technology contract which includes Westpac migrating some of its...

2014-08-21 08:35:00

Leading analytics company expands its partnership with IBM to support significant industry reform SYDNEY, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with Veda (ASX: VED), a leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement extends Veda's existing strategic outsourcing relationship with IBM, which continues to provide Veda with a highly reliable and resilient...

2014-08-20 23:00:25

DAE Delivers Successful New Zealand Roadshow Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Worldwide holiday exchange provider, DAE, has taken timeshare awareness and education to a new level across New Zealand, delivering a highly successful Owner Awareness roadshow in August. The Timeshare Ownership Awareness Sessions were presented by DAE between 10-15 August, with sold out shows in Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington, Auckland, Tauranga and Taupo. DAE’s Regional Manager of Australia and...

2014-08-19 16:25:42

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Smart Cities: Asia Pacifichttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057401/Smart-Cities-Asia-Pacific.htmlMarkets, Technology, and Regional Development of Information Technology for Urban Growth: City and Supplier Profiles, Market Analysis, and ForecastsAsia Pacific is home to most of the world's largest and fastest-growing urban areas, and smart city technology is becoming a crucial element of...

2014-08-18 16:23:47

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Swine Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168862/Global-Swine-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Swine feed Market, a $114 Billion market in 2013, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% to reach $138.5 Billion by 2020, with Asia-Pacific and South America being the major contributors to the global growth. Pork is mainly...

2014-08-14 16:23:25

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After a successful first quarter 2015 drilling program, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), is pleased to announce growth of production and associated revenues from first quarter operations and drilling activity. TAG's current net production at the beginning of August was 1,977 barrels of oil equivalent per day (81% oil), in line with the annual average production forecast of 2,000 boe/d for fiscal year 2015. During the quarter, TAG drilled and...


Latest New Zealand Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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