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2013-07-30 23:28:47

President of US-based Almost Heaven Saunas, Rick Mouw this week welcomed new research, which revealed that it is possible to sweat away pain. A study carried out in New Zealand, in June of this year by a respected medical doctor, showed that sitting in a traditional sauna on a regular basis could help reduce the pain from a headache as effectively as painkillers. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Carried out by Dr Giresh Kanji, the research at Masey University in Wellington showed that immersing...

2013-07-30 23:02:07

As incidents such as this one increase the international attention paid to obesity, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 A South African-born chef may be forced to leave New Zealand due to this problem with obesity, which the authorities cite as posing a potential burden on the country’s health care system. The situation facing Albert Buitenhuis is described in an article on ABCnews.com published on July 29, 2013. The...

2013-07-30 23:01:33

New Zealand to face Sri Lanka in Christchurch and Australia to meet England in Melbourne on the opening day of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 New Zealand to face Sri Lanka in Christchurch and Australia to meet England in Melbourne on the opening day of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. MCG to host the final on 29 March. Video news release of both the events will be available via the ICC Online Media Zone and SNTV. Images available here but must be credited to ICC/Getty. The...

2013-07-27 23:03:21

Year-end will see up to 200 screens at 28 locations converted to digital through long-term Virtual Print Fee (VPF) deployment agreement. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Christie®, a global leader in digital cinema projection, today co-announced with Reading International, Inc. that a long-term VPF deployment agreement had been signed with the Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries of Reading, which will provide for the digital conversion of all of Reading Cinemas screens in those...

2013-07-22 23:23:13

Omega-3 supplements like Omega XL by Great HealthWorks reduces exercise-induced asthma symptoms. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 An Indiana University study has found that PCSO-524™, a unique omega-3 supplement derived from the New Zealand green-lipped mussel, delivers significant improvement in exercise-induced asthma symptoms. The study used the commercially available version of PCSO-524, Omega XL, which is manufactured exclusively by Great HealthWorks. In exercise-induced asthma,...

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...

2013-07-17 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...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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