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2013-10-16 23:03:35

Tan Physics True Color Sunless Tanner is Finally Available for Delivery to Our Customers South of the Equator Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Tan Physics True Color Sunless Tanner is pleased to announce express delivery to Australia and New Zealand. "Our clients located in regions outside of the US have requested us to begin delivery asap. We have responded with a great solution," says David Andrews of Tan Physics. "As the demand for self tanners begins to explode, it...

2013-10-15 23:19:56

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013. London (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013 Summary “Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013” is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region. The report presents an in-depth analysis of the...

2013-10-10 23:17:54

Transparency Market Research published new "Asia Pacific Baby Food Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/asia-pacific-baby-food-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Strong sales growth in the bottled baby food and baby snacks products categories has supported the Asia – Pacific...


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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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