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2014-01-14 23:21:56

After outgrowing its old email system, medium sized business Virtuosity switches to IceWarp and is surprised with the results. Springfield, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Messaging solutions provider IceWarp recently sat down to interview one of its technology customers, Virtuosity. Virtuosity outgrew an open source solution it had used for years and after much testing decided to try IceWarp Messaging Server. Virtuosity was impressed with how easy it was to install IceWarp and how robust...

2014-01-09 23:01:44

Backed by The Domain Name Company’s successful, established network of same-sex dating sites, Seed utilises‎ a rich feature set, yet remains an easy way to find whatever relationship users desire either at home or on the go. WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Now gay, bi and bi-curious users of both Apple iOS and Android mobile devices have an app ally in their search for sex, love and relationships. Seed (http://www.seed.fm), from The Domain Name Company, is an iOS and...

Iconic Australasian Tree Fossils Found In South America
2014-01-09 15:06:30

Penn State Today in Australia they call it Kauri, in Asia they call it Dammar, and in South America it does not exist at all unless planted there; but 52 million years ago the giant coniferous evergreen tree known to botanists as Agathis thrived in the Patagonian region of Argentina, according to an international team of paleobotanists, who have found numerous fossilized remains there. "These spectacular fossils reveal that Agathis is old and had a huge range that no one knew about --...

2014-01-07 04:20:46

Animation, Game Art and Game Programming part of expanded digital media offerings at NewSchool of Architecture and Design through collaboration with Media Design School in New Zealand SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Media Design School of Digital Arts at NSAD, an exciting development in global design education, is pleased to announce the introduction of new programs for the 2014-2015 school year in Animation, Game Art and Game Design. The new programs add to the current...

2014-01-06 23:22:00

Electronics manufacturer Precision Manufacturing Solutions grew sales by 20 percent and received ISO certification after switching to Acumatica. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Acumatica, a leader in cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for small and medium-sized companies, announced today the publication of its latest case study, featuring Precision Manufacturing Solutions (PMSNZ), which saw a 20-percent increase in sales after switching to Acumatica. PMSNZ,...

2013-12-19 23:00:15

Allen Cookson relates fundamental physical and ecological principles to economics in his new book ‘Prosperity, Poverty or Extinction?’ NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Looming over humanity are impending ecological crises. If they occur, the present global financial crisis will be seen in hindsight as a relatively minor inconvenience, but also an ignored warning of worse things to come. Author Allen Cookson brings to bear in support of his arguments the weight of evidence...

2013-12-19 23:00:07

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back prices on 2014 Lorde concert tickets. This well known secondary ticket exchange is offering the exclusive customer appreciation promo code DISCOUNT for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Ticket Down announces that they have slashed ticket prices for Lorde's 2014 concert tour in support of her first album "Pure Heroine." The world of music saw several artists break out in a big way in 2013. Among those...

2013-12-18 23:00:18

Inspiring guide restores happiness in people’s lives with a simple process called Heart Happiness. Warkworth, New Zealand (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Wellness coach and international personal change instructor Julienne Rose shares her spiritual meditation experiences in her first book, “The Heart of Happiness: Restoring Happiness with Heart-Centred Healing” (published by Balboa Press). Research done by internationally recognized nonprofit Heart Math supports for the part the heart’s...


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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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