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2013-05-22 23:28:51

New book look at author´s fight to regain life after losing two children. ROTORUA, New Zealand (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 In “I´m Alive My Children are Dead–Or Are They?” (published by Balboa Press), author Di Gordon´s new biography, readers join Gordon on a journey of hope, love, survival, self-empowerment and healing. After her children died in car accidents, Gordon fought to survive mentally and spiritually. This book takes readers on a mother´s journey,...

2013-05-20 16:24:52

The first regulated online marketplace for the private equity fund community will celebrate its first year of operations on May 30 with a diverse membership of qualified investors and advisers, including more than 400 limited partners and over 600 general partners from 60-plus countries. PARIS, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After nearly 12 months in operation, over 400 limited partner firms and more than 600 general partner firms, from 60-plus countries, actively use Palico....

2013-05-19 23:00:26

New Zealand was fortunate to have a long, hot, dry Summer but all good things must come to an end and, as a May cold snap settles in, Ecowool are geared up to help keep Kiwis keep warm this Winter. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Winter has been a long time coming with the extended 2013 New Zealand Summer season, but the cold snap being experienced at the start of May sees the temperatures dipping, the fireplaces ignited and Kiwis country wide dressing up in warm Winter woolens. One of the most...

2013-05-15 20:21:25

VANCOUVER, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO; OTCQX: TAOIF), reports that it has agreed to sell its 90% stake in Opunake Hydro Limited ("OHL"), an established electricity generator and supplier in New Zealand, to Coronado Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: CRD; OTCQX: CRDAF) in exchange for common shares of Coronado valued at approximately CDN$5,000,000. The common shares of Coronado being issued to TAG Oil and the vendor of the remaing 10% interest represents full consideration...

2013-05-14 23:04:57

Pivos expands global availability of media products into Australia and New Zealand. Fremont, California (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Pivos Technology Group, Inc., a global pioneer in media peripherals and embedded technologies, today announced a partnership with Anyware Corporation. An established multinational distributor of computer accessories and high-end peripherals, Anyware is now authorized to distribute Pivos´ complete line of consumer-based products. This includes the XIOS DS Media...

2013-05-09 00:20:43

SYDNEY, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Webby Award winner and four-time AIMIA recipient Freelancer.com today hired Nikki Parker as Regional Director for ANZ, to rapidly build out across the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120709/NY36516LOGO) Ms Parker has joined Freelancer.com from NBN Co, Australia's largest telecommunications infrastructure project designed to give 100% of Australians access to high-speed broadband. "Freelancer.com is thrilled to bring Nikki...

2013-05-07 08:23:47

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), is pleased to report that drilling of TAG's 100%-controlled Ngapaeruru-1 exploration well is drilling ahead, and has encountered elevated mud gas readings at a depth of 800 to 977 meters. The significance of the elevated gas readings will not be known until wireline logs have been run and evaluated. The Ngapaeruru-1 well has reached intermediate casing point at 977 meters with operations continuing...

2013-05-06 16:27:52

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In discussions of workforce issues and the media, New Zealand is frequently hailed as proof that dental therapists are the key to improving the oral health of underserved populations in the US. The latest example is a brief published by the Pew Children's Dental Campaign, "Dental Therapists in New Zealand: What the Evidence Shows." But that report contains a significant error, one that undermines Pew's overall premise. As it turns out, New...

2013-05-02 23:24:41

Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd., the leading provider of RFID-enabled surgical item visibility solution for hospitals and sterilization centers, and Device Technologies, a leading Australian distributor of medical devices, signed a cooperation agreement that will enable the distribution of Haldor´s RFID solutions in Australia and New Zealand. ORLocate® solution is the first commercially available intuitive, interoperable system to leverage RFID technology to track, manage and...

2013-05-01 12:31:50

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiwi consumers are set to benefit from the arrival of a rapidly growing online review site which will help shoppers identify the most popular New Zealand businesses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050511/SFW134LOGO) Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), a local business guide and review site with social networking services, launched in the USA in 2004 and is now in 21 countries, uses 12 languages and had more than 100 million monthly unique...


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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