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2014-04-02 08:34:35

Technology Also Offers Potential for Human TB Tests, as Well as Animal and Human TB and Other Vaccines PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyBatics, Inc., whose novel biobead platform offers applications for diagnostics, antigen delivery/vaccines, bioseparations and many other uses, today announced the start of field trials of a unique tuberculosis (TB) skin test based on the company's bionanoparticle technology. The PolyBatics Assign-bTB product is a DIVA...

2014-04-02 04:21:04

Manufacturers need to assuage consumer apprehensions by backing their health claims with scientific validation SYDNEY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Functional beverage manufacturers are acknowledging consumer demand for natural and organic beverages by investing in product innovation, new flavours, and the introduction of balanced nutrients and environment-friendly packages. The segments to benefit the most from this rising preference for organic beverages are sugar-free energy drinks and...

2014-04-02 04:20:30

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mott MacDonald, a leading global management, engineering and sustainable development consultancy, has acquired AWT, a specialist water technology and consulting company based in New Zealand and Australia. The acquisition is part of Mott MacDonald's business strategy to broaden the services the company offers in the Australasia region. AWT has provided science and engineering based services across the water sector for over 20 years....

2014-03-26 23:33:04

After seeing so many old friends cut down before their time, one woman decides it is time for Death to take a holiday. "How To Avoid Dying From Invisible Causes" is a newly-released report from Carolyn Hansen. WHANGAREI, NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 CarolynHansenFitness.com Sustainable Fitness Solutions announces release of special report "How To Avoid Dying From Invisible Causes" - http://CarolynHansenFitness.com/invisiblecauses1/ - April 1, 2014. Living the...

2014-03-26 23:27:48

SenPhi Technologies Limited, a leading provider of design and implementation services for management systems that enhance business performance, announced today that it has signed a reseller agreement with global Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, Yellowfin. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The agreement will see SenPhi – headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand – provide Yellowfin’s easy-to-use BI solution, and associated suite of professional services, to its clients throughout New Zealand....

2014-03-25 23:26:23

Unified value distributor joins security leader’s preferred partner program. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced a new distribution agreement with WhiteGold Solutions. Under the agreement, WhiteGold Solutions will deliver Tripwire’s entire portfolio of security solutions in the Australian and New Zealand markets. “In partnering with vendors – particularly in our...

2014-03-25 08:20:59

New Two-Driver Team Includes the First Female Driver in Global Rallycross: Top-Ranked Emma Gilmour of New Zealand FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) are again joining forces to create a groundbreaking new team for the 2014 Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) series. For 2014, Hyundai and RMR continue their assault on dirt- and tarmac-based circuits throughout North America with highly-tuned Veloster Turbo rallycross cars. The new...

2014-03-24 23:28:30

Nationwide car wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics responds to an article discussing L&P’s out-of-home campaign that asks people to “hold onto summer” in New Zealand. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 JMR Graphics, a nationwide car wraps manufacturer, comments on an article published by PSFK that discusses L&P’s “hold onto summer” campaign in New Zealand that features billboards with detachable towels and flip flops for passers-by to grab off the ads. In an article...

2014-03-24 23:01:08

The Firm is representing hundreds of women in U.S. courts who have allegedly suffered serious vaginal mesh complications due to products marketed by American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., C.R. Bard, Inc., and Ethicon, Inc. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As vaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/ ) continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that alleged victims of transvaginal mesh complications in New...

2014-03-24 12:26:28

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:IT Market in New Zealand 2014-2018TechNavio's 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 efficiency of business processes. The IT market in New Zeeland has also been witnessing the growing interest from angel and venture investors....


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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