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2013-10-05 23:00:40

Go Rentals was founded by the John Osbourne in 1997. The company is now recognised as one the leading vehicle rental service providers in New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 Go Rentals have just announced the launch of their brand new website and company logo. The New Zealand based car hire company revealed that the makeover had been completed in a bid to capture the awareness of people travelling to the Southern Hemisphere. They were keen to enhance the...

2013-10-03 23:00:42

TVNZ saw huge success with their America's Cup coverage galvanising a large part of the population through live TV, online streaming and post-race on demand tv views. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Despite the Auld Mug eluding Emirates Team New Zealand, the 2013 America’s Cup represents a high water mark for multi-platform viewing in this country. A record number of Kiwis watch TVNZ’s live coverage – either on TV ONE or streamed online. The regatta was the first...

2013-09-30 23:45:14

Richard Conway, Founder and Director of digital marketing agency Pure SEO, is back from an all-expenses paid whirlwind tour of the Googleplex in San Fransisco after winning Google's prestigious Engage All-Stars Award. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 “Congrats Richard at Pure SEO. You have officially been awarded the Google Certificate of Awesomeness for kindly sharing your expertise as a guest speaker at the Engage Masterclass series in Auckland. The Google Engage team thank you.” For...

2013-09-30 23:43:21

FXOpen is delighted to announce the launch of a new type of trading account available soon where brokers' clients will be able to test the STP environment and experience, the more favourable trading conditions associated with this type of account. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 STP is an advanced market-oriented solution targeted at meeting the requirements of more sophisticated Forex traders. STP has a number of advantages including:...

2013-09-26 23:41:03

new-zealand.bestwebdesignagencies.com names monthly rankings of top iPhone development companies in New Zealand for September 2013. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 new-zealand.bestwebdesignagencies.com, an independent research firm, has declared the rankings of the 10 best iPhone development companies in New Zealand for the month of September 2013. The rankings are released on a monthly basis to identify the best companies based on their strength and competitive advantages. Businesses...

2013-09-26 23:41:02

new-zealand.bestwebdesignagencies.com names rankings of best website development services in New Zealand for September 2013. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 The independent authority on web services, new-zealand.bestwebdesignagencies.com, has announced the 10 top professional website development agencies in New Zealand in the September 2013 edition of the listings issued online. Businesses searching for esteemed professional website development agencies access the listings at...

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...

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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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'