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2014-01-21 12:29:29

NOMINATED FOR FOUR 2014 GRAMMY AWARDS NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 17-year-old New Zealand songstress makes history as her multi-platinum-selling smash "Royals" captures the number one spot at Urban Radio this week. Becoming a true crossover sensation, the single initially infiltrated the format's Top 10 in December and has gradually risen to #1. This is the first-time that an artist from New Zealand has dominated Urban airwaves in the United States. Simultaneously,...

2014-01-17 12:25:19

BLIS ThroatGuard(TM) Oral Probiotic, which has been clinically shown to help protect the health of the mouth and throat, is now available to consumers internationally. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pharmabroker Sales Ltd, the exclusive New Zealand retail distributor for BLIS K12(TM) probiotics that includes BLIS ThroatGuard(TM), have launched their retail website that will enable consumers around the world to be able to purchase the original oral...

2014-01-16 12:24:47

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: ANZ SCADA Market Water and Mining Industries will Fuel Competition Among Automation Vendors This study provides information on the SCADA market across Australia and New Zealand. It discusses the major end users, the main participants who define the SCADA market and the trends influencing the industry (Drivers and Restraints). It also attempts to forecast the revenue by each end user...

2014-01-15 23:24:23

GNS Science, a leading provider of geoscience research, chooses Onset Technology's OnPage Priority Messaging for their critical response infrastructure. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Onset Technology, creator of OnPage Priority Messaging and Pager Replacement for iPhone, Android and Blackberry, announced today that New Zealand’s GNS Science selected OnPage for all their critical communication needs. OnPage will provide GNS Science’s emergency response team the capability to...

2014-01-14 23:23:37

Spiracur and AinsCorp Team up to Bring Proven, Advanced Wound Care System to Australia and New Zealand Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Spiracur Inc., developer of the only mechanically powered advanced wound care solution with the proven efficacy of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), today announced that it received Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approval for its SNaP® Wound Care System for the treatment of chronic and acute wounds. In addition, the...

2014-01-14 23:21:56

After outgrowing its old email system, medium sized business Virtuosity switches to IceWarp and is surprised with the results. Springfield, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Messaging solutions provider IceWarp recently sat down to interview one of its technology customers, Virtuosity. Virtuosity outgrew an open source solution it had used for years and after much testing decided to try IceWarp Messaging Server. Virtuosity was impressed with how easy it was to install IceWarp and how robust...

2014-01-09 23:01:44

Backed by The Domain Name Company’s successful, established network of same-sex dating sites, Seed utilises‎ a rich feature set, yet remains an easy way to find whatever relationship users desire either at home or on the go. WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Now gay, bi and bi-curious users of both Apple iOS and Android mobile devices have an app ally in their search for sex, love and relationships. Seed (http://www.seed.fm), from The Domain Name Company, is an iOS and...

Iconic Australasian Tree Fossils Found In South America
2014-01-09 15:06:30

Penn State Today in Australia they call it Kauri, in Asia they call it Dammar, and in South America it does not exist at all unless planted there; but 52 million years ago the giant coniferous evergreen tree known to botanists as Agathis thrived in the Patagonian region of Argentina, according to an international team of paleobotanists, who have found numerous fossilized remains there. "These spectacular fossils reveal that Agathis is old and had a huge range that no one knew about --...

2014-01-07 04:20:46

Animation, Game Art and Game Programming part of expanded digital media offerings at NewSchool of Architecture and Design through collaboration with Media Design School in New Zealand SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Media Design School of Digital Arts at NSAD, an exciting development in global design education, is pleased to announce the introduction of new programs for the 2014-2015 school year in Animation, Game Art and Game Design. The new programs add to the current...

2014-01-06 23:22:00

Electronics manufacturer Precision Manufacturing Solutions grew sales by 20 percent and received ISO certification after switching to Acumatica. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Acumatica, a leader in cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for small and medium-sized companies, announced today the publication of its latest case study, featuring Precision Manufacturing Solutions (PMSNZ), which saw a 20-percent increase in sales after switching to Acumatica. PMSNZ,...


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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