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2013-08-28 23:22:24

The partnership will provide Pragmatic Works' Australian and New Zealand clients with a high standard of support JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Pragmatic Works is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Business Intelligence and Data Platform, in addition to being a Microsoft National Systems Integrator Partner. Pragmatic Works primary focus is the Microsoft SQL Server and Business Intelligence platforms, offering tools, training and services designed to enhance these...

2013-08-27 23:33:21

New Zealand women are being invited to help the Heart Foundation fight women’s heart disease by attending their Go Red for Women breakfast on September 6. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 New Zealand women are being invited to help the Heart Foundation fight women’s heart disease by attending their Go Red for Women breakfast on September 6. The Go Red for Women campaign is raising funds for much needed research into women’s heart disease. The fundraising breakfast will be held at five...

2013-08-26 23:25:08

The independent authority on web services in New Zealand, new-zealand.bestwebdesignagencies.com, has promoted the 10 top professional web design agencies for August 2013. (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The August 2013 edition of the rankings of best custom web design companies in New Zealand has been declared by the independent research team at new-zealand.bestwebdesignagencies.com. The listings consist of the ten best custom web design companies in the mobile development industry based on a...

2013-08-26 23:22:58

Ground-breaking research & development is recognized by the world’s leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market. Tauranga, New Zealand (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Pingar, the innovative provider of unstructured data management solutions, today announced that its Automatic Taxonomy Generator service has been named to KMWorld magazine’s list of Trend-Setting Products for 2013. Pingar’s Automatic Taxonomy Generator technology was selected for the...

2013-08-23 23:23:48

GeoOP Limited, the New Zealand-based, mobile job management technology company, is intending to explore a compliance listing on the New Zealand Alternative Stock Exchange (NZAX). Prior to any potential compliance listing, GeoOP is looking to raise new equity of around $8 million through a private investment offer. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 GeoOP Limited, the New Zealand-based, mobile job management technology company, is intending to explore a compliance listing on the...

2013-08-22 23:25:24

World Media International announced that it has commissioned EURO World Network to develop its 80 Plus IPTV channel solution for Australia and New Zealand subscribers. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 World Media International announced that it has commissioned EURO World Network to develop its 80 Plus IPTV channel solution for Australia and New Zealand subscribers. Viewers will now be able to access services through a proprietary set-top box or through mainstream streaming...

2013-08-21 23:30:28

Automatic metadata extraction technology adds significant value to an enterprise’s existing investment in their SharePoint platform. Tauranga, New Zealand (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Pingar, the innovative provider of unstructured data management solutions, today announced a further significant strengthening of its SharePoint solution portfolio. The company announced the release of the enhanced Pingar Metadata Extractor for SharePoint 2013 (ME-SP13). Enterprises can now run bulk entity...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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