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2014-08-21 08:35:00

Leading analytics company expands its partnership with IBM to support significant industry reform SYDNEY, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with Veda (ASX: VED), a leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement extends Veda's existing strategic outsourcing relationship with IBM, which continues to provide Veda with a highly reliable and resilient...

2014-08-20 23:00:25

DAE Delivers Successful New Zealand Roadshow Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Worldwide holiday exchange provider, DAE, has taken timeshare awareness and education to a new level across New Zealand, delivering a highly successful Owner Awareness roadshow in August. The Timeshare Ownership Awareness Sessions were presented by DAE between 10-15 August, with sold out shows in Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington, Auckland, Tauranga and Taupo. DAE’s Regional Manager of Australia and...

2014-08-19 16:25:42

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Smart Cities: Asia Pacifichttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057401/Smart-Cities-Asia-Pacific.htmlMarkets, Technology, and Regional Development of Information Technology for Urban Growth: City and Supplier Profiles, Market Analysis, and ForecastsAsia Pacific is home to most of the world's largest and fastest-growing urban areas, and smart city technology is becoming a crucial element of...

2014-08-18 16:23:47

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Swine Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168862/Global-Swine-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Swine feed Market, a $114 Billion market in 2013, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% to reach $138.5 Billion by 2020, with Asia-Pacific and South America being the major contributors to the global growth. Pork is mainly...

2014-08-14 16:23:25

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After a successful first quarter 2015 drilling program, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), is pleased to announce growth of production and associated revenues from first quarter operations and drilling activity. TAG's current net production at the beginning of August was 1,977 barrels of oil equivalent per day (81% oil), in line with the annual average production forecast of 2,000 boe/d for fiscal year 2015. During the quarter, TAG drilled and...

2014-08-12 08:21:22

Insights into a world first for planning were delivered last night at the award winning Auckland Art Gallery, with proceedings a precursor for the New Zealand Planning Institute's (NZPI) International 2015 Conference. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Zealand Planning Institute and their guests got a taste of technology initiatives set to have a profound impact on planning cities of the future. Mayor Len Brown opened the launch and applauded the coming...

2014-08-07 16:21:59

VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to announce that the shallow development drilling program and production operations in the Taranaki Basin, New Zealand, remains in line with estimates for oil and gas production averaging approximately 2,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (80% oil), and cash flow from operations of approximately $40 million for the 2015 fiscal year. This production guidance factors only existing production...

2014-08-04 23:00:11

DAE Owner Awareness Roadshow Heads for New Zealand Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Award-winning vacation exchange provider, DAE, is hitting the road again to educate timeshare owners about the full advantages of their holiday ownership – this time in New Zealand. Following the success of the Australian pilot roadshow last November, New Zealand timeshare owners will now have the chance to benefit from the educational awareness program between 10-15 August 2014. DAE’s Regional...

2014-08-01 12:25:18

TAURANGA, New Zealand, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pragmatic advice on job survival too often concentrates on merely looking good for the boss. Being visible and networking, providing feedback and two way communication, raising solutions not just problems, seeking personal development opportunities, and importantly, not griping. But the challenges have shifted pace, weight, value and direction. And threaten ceaselessly. (Photo -...

2014-07-31 16:22:24

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Coronado Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: CRD) and (OTCQX: CRDAF) reports that on July 23, 2014, New Zealand's Minister of Energy and Resources, Simon Bridges, announced that Coronado's 100% owned subsidiary, Lynx Platinum Limited, was awarded five mineral exploration permits totaling 129,202 acres in the New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals Platinum 2013 Blocks Offer. Platinum Group Metals ("PGM") occurrences are common in New Zealand, and there is...


Latest New Zealand Reference Libraries

Coopworth Sheep
2014-09-24 07:34:54

The Coopworth sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand during the twentieth century. A group of researchers working at Lincoln University began studying the Border Leicester crossbreed, and later the Romney -Border Leicester crossbreed, in hopes of developing ewes that would have a higher reproduction rate. Early results showed some promise, with an increase in lambing of up to thirty percent, which caused the researchers to question whether Border Leicester...

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...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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