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2014-05-14 08:39:04

Alcatel-Lucent's 7950 XRS core router to support the 'Chorus Accelerate' program in delivering ultra-broadband services at greater speeds, offering more customer choice, and creating a path to fiber PARIS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chorus, New Zealand's largest telecommunications infrastructure company, has selected IP routing technology from Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to build the IP core network that will power its 'Chorus Accelerate' program, which will offer...

2014-05-13 16:22:41

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), announces that due to the considerable shareholder and investor interest relating to TAG's $60 million development and exploration program announced on May 7, 2014, the Company will hold a telephone conference call to discuss these operations, in further detail. TAG's fiscal year 2015 capital spending plan is fully-funded. This program consists of low-risk development drilling, which will continue to...

2014-05-05 12:21:53

SPOILER ALERT: IT'S NOT ALL ABOUT ITALY THIS YEAR BERLIN, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso(®), harnessed the data of its worldwide travel agency members to reveal 2014's top destinations during its annual Symposium taking place in Berlin this week. Sharing year-over-year growth for first quarter sales as well as the destinations trending for this summer, Virtuoso proved that travelers seeking unique experiences are not afraid to venture further to find...

2014-05-05 08:29:54

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Oratecan, an oral form of an approved anti-cancer drug irinotecan with enhanced oral absorption. This is the Company's second IND to be allowed in the past 10 months that uses the Orascovery technology platform for oral delivery of anti-cancer drugs. In July 2013, the US FDA...

2014-05-02 23:09:29

The #1 Binary Options resource for online traders in New Zealand, BinaryOptions.co.nz, has just released their best Binary Options broker list for May 2014. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The #1 Binary Options resource for online traders in New Zealand, BinaryOptions.co.nz, has just released their best Binary Options broker list for May 2014. Before people make their initial investments, they need to pay very close attention to the basics of online trading, specifically in...

2014-04-28 08:30:56

ATLANTA and MELBOURNE, Australia, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that it has signed an exclusive five-year agreement with Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) for the distribution in Australia and New Zealand of ILUVIEN®, Alimera's sustained release intravitreal injection for...

2014-04-23 08:40:02

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/snzds9/it_market_in_new) has announced the addition of the "IT Market in New Zealand 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the IT market in New Zealand to grow at a CAGR of 4.75 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need to improve...

2014-04-21 12:22:49

The New Zealand-based company chose the integrated Paradigm product suite to replace its existing multi-vendor implementation KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(®) (www.pdgm.com) announced today that Todd Energy, a leading energy provider in New Zealand, has acquired a comprehensive suite of the company's seismic interpretation, formation evaluation and reservoir modeling software solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76349 A major...

2014-04-08 23:04:24

Vista Entertainment Solutions, the global leader in cinema exhibition software, is expanding into the wider film industry sector with an agreement to acquire a stake in MACCS International, the global leader in film distribution software. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Vista will buy an initial 25% stake, with an option to increase to 50%, in a deal that Chief Executive Murray Holdaway described as the New Zealand-based company’s first serious move to become a major global provider of all...

2014-04-08 04:21:27

Special 15 per cent discount and 1,500 KrisFlyer miles promotion for KrisFlyer members renting a car with Hertz from April 1 to July 31, 2014 LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, is celebrating 15 years of partnership with KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines, the world's most awarded airline. In honor of this occasion, KrisFlyer members from around the world will be entitled to a 15...


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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