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2013-06-27 12:32:51

Former CEO of M&C Saatchi in Auckland and founder of the Digital Leadership Group to lead one of world's top institutions of higher education in digital media arts AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Darryn Melrose has been named the new CEO of Media Design School effective June 24. Melrose brings more than fifteen years of experience in the digital and mobile economy to his role at Media Design School. (Logo:...

2013-06-26 04:20:13

AUCKLAND, New Zealand and LUCCA, Italy, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Second largest seafood company in New Zealand in terms of catch with global operations reaching over 60 markets in 30 currencies produces its global consolidated results in half the time Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business Intelligence, today announced...

2013-06-25 23:28:53

New AquaSmart™ washer and AeroCare dryer provide premium laundry experience and exceptional clothes care designed specifically for the North American market. Featuring innovative and highly efficient SmartDrive™ technology and robust design, Fisher & Paykel's premium laundry solution ensures expert clothes care for every load. Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Fisher & Paykel, a global design innovator and manufacturer of indoor and outdoor home...

2013-06-25 23:00:43

Icy temperatures gripping New Zealand this Winter are great for the skiing tourism industry but as it hit so suddenly, many parents with babies may not have been prepared with warm baby clothing. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 New Zealand has been hit with polar blasts this June and the icy storms surround the islands. Kiwis are wrapping up and doing their best to protect themselves from the storms pelting the island. Over the last couple days Kiwis have experienced high winds, thunder and...

2013-06-25 16:27:49

The leading crowd-as-a-platform transcription company from New Zealand has won the Export NZ Award for a Technology Start Up, highlighting its growing footprint in the global markets. SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TranscribeMe, the leader in premium crowd-sourced transcription technology, has won the award for Best Tech Start Up in its home country - New Zealand - from Export NZ's Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Awards 2013. The award highlights TranscribeMe's trailblazing...

2013-06-25 16:26:12

New Zealand-based dairy biotechnology company announces distribution of patented milk protein ingredient into Japan. Also available in North America, IDP® offers unique antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. HAMILTON, New Zealand, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New Zealand-based dairy biotechnology company, Quantec Ltd, has signed a distribution and supply agreement with a major Japanese specialty ingredients company, Kanematsu Chemicals Corporation....

2013-06-19 00:21:17

New agreement will see AT&T provide global virtual private network for leading New Zealand-based multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy company AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opus International Consultants, New Zealand's leading asset management and infrastructure consulting business, has signed a three-year agreement with AT&T* for global networking services that will connect its 2,500 employees at 76 offices in five countries under one virtual...

2013-06-18 16:24:30

In-market representation firms in regions expected to generate 93 percent of inbound travel WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand USA, the public-private partnership responsible for promoting the United States as a premier travel destination, appoints in-market representation firms in key markets - India, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. "When we have fully established all international offices, Brand USA will have representation in the markets that...

2013-06-18 08:28:25

LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jungle Book toys launch globally SMC Entertainment Group, Inc. (SMC), leading North American licensing agent and rights owner for "The Jungle Book" for North America, and Sun-Mate Corporation, the global toy manufacturer along with DQ Entertainment International, the global entertainment production and distribution company - producer and global rights owner of "The Jungle Book" new 3D CGI animated TV series are pleased to...

Lepidium Flora Perching On The Cliffs Of New Zealand Faces Extinction Threats
2013-06-17 12:16:09

Pensoft Publishers The plant genus Lepidiums is a small group of representatives of the economically important cabbage family Brassicaceae. Most commonly known as peppercress or peppergrass Lepidiums includes around 180 species worldwide. In a new extensive study, published in the open access journal PhytoKeys, scientists explore the diversity within the New Zealand Lepidiums oleraceum and allied species. Lepidiums oleraceum, is known in New Zealand, as "Cook's Scurvy Grass" because...


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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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