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2013-07-22 12:25:52

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the FDA has allowed its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Oraxol. Oraxol allows for oral delivery of paclitaxel when combined with Hanmi Pharmaceutical's absorption enhancer, HM30181A. Kinex has global development and commercialization rights for Oraxol, excluding Korea, Japan and India that are owned by Hanmi, and New Zealand and Australia which were recently licensed to...

2013-07-19 23:01:06

Combining luxury accomodation, local knowledge and intimate group sizes, Jack&Olive retreats, hosted by industry experts Claire Robbie and Luke Sniewski, offer the vacation of a lifetime. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 This is one vacation you won’t need a vacation from! Combining luxury accommodation, local knowledge and intimate group sizes, Jack&Olive retreats aren't a typical yoga getaway. Founder and Kiwi, Claire Robbie says their retreats are aimed at people...

2013-07-18 12:20:34

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's SOFIA airborne observatory will be based in New Zealand for the next two weeks, taking advantage of the Southern Hemisphere's orientation to study celestial objects that are difficult or impossible to see in the northern sky. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) SOFIA, formally known as the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, deployed to the United States Antarctic Program's facilities...

2013-07-17 23:21:23

NZ Property Investors Network officially announced that they have merged with PropertyGenie.co.nz New Zealand (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 It is a pleasure to use New Zealand’s #1 Marketplace for Property Investors, Sellers and Property Professionals under one roof with NZ Business directory for everything property. It's just makes great sense. The NZ Property Investors Network website has merged with the http://www.PropertyGenie.co.nz website , Investors, sellers and authors can enter the...

2013-07-16 00:20:56

~Market to Reach $6 billion by 2017 AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The online shopping market in New Zealand continues to grow strongly and in 2013 is forecast to account for 7% of total retail sales. Total online spending will reach NZ$3.65 billion in 2013 and 85% of New Zealand online shoppers expect to increase or at least maintain their online spending over the next 12 months. These findings were all revealed in Frost & Sullivan's latest research,...

2013-07-11 20:21:02

Quantec presents results of clinical trial at New Zealand Dermatological Society Annual Meeting HAMILTON, New Zealand, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New Zealand-based dairy biotechnology company, Quantec Ltd, presented the results of its US clinical trial on acne to dermatologists at the New Zealand Dermatological Society Annual Meeting in Coolum, Australia on July 11-12. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130711/CG46326) In the clinical trial conducted at...

2013-07-09 12:28:41

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals and Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. are pleased to announce the execution of an agreement for Kinex Pharmaceuticals to lead Orascovery program development in China. This further strengthens the existing agreement forged in December of 2011. Under the terms of the 2011 agreement, Kinex Pharmaceuticals acquired the rights to develop and commercialize all products derived from the Orascovery program for all indications in...

2013-07-09 12:24:39

New Zealand's Unique Food, Wine, Technology, and Tourism Showcased in San Francisco this Summer SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As San Francisco hosts the world's most prestigious sailing competition, New Zealand - the only country represented officially as a partner in an America's Cup racing team - is set to celebrate the country's presence with a series of high-profile events and uniquely New Zealand activities at venues throughout the city. The program is a tribute to...

2013-07-02 23:04:04

Macquarie Telecom’s existing partnership with Sony Australia has increased through integration of mobile and data network services across Sony’s Australian and New Zealand fleet. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Macquarie Telecom (ASX: MAQ), Australia’s number one integrated Telecommunications, Managed Hosting and Cloud Company, has been chosen by Sony Australia to deliver mobile and data network services across its Australian and New Zealand fleet. The solution has already helped...

2013-07-02 23:00:42

Witness the difference in HUGGIES® Newborn & Infant Nappies Sydney (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Kimberly-Clark New Zealand has launched a proprietary innovation in Huggies Newborn and Infant Nappies, set to revolutionize the nappy category. This unique 3D UltraAbsorb* layer absorbs and contains babies’ runny bowel movements and minimizes the spread within the nappy, leaving their skin noticeably cleaner and more protected than ever before. Every year in New Zealand, over 60,000 babies...


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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