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2014-06-30 16:25:07

BatteryMall.co.nz (http://www.batterymall.co.nz), an authorized electronics gadgets and mobile power solution provider, announces the launch of Smart TV Box and Car Jump Starter Emergency Power Bank.

2014-06-30 12:27:35

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

tsunami earthquakes
2014-06-28 05:08:15

“Sticking points” in the Earth’s tectonic plates caused by extinct undersea volcanoes could be responsible for producing tsunami earthquakes, a discovery which could lead to improved detection of these rare seismic events.

2014-06-23 23:02:59

New research report “New Zealand's Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape” worked out by Timetric is

2014-06-19 08:25:38

Distribution Agreement with Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies Pty Ltd to Help Beamz Education and Healthcare Products Bring Music to the Assistive Learning Community SCOTTSDALE,

Sea Creature Believed To Be Extinct Rediscovered In New Zealand
2014-06-18 12:57:16

Recently, Dr. Paul Taylor and some colleagues from the Natural History Museum in London found fossilized remains of Protulophila -- small hydroids similar to jellyfish -- on rocks dated less than a half million years ago. These creatures were thought to only be present in the Middle East and Europe, becoming extinct four million years ago.

2014-06-17 23:09:01

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Global Milk & Dairy Products Market 2014 " Market Analysis and Overview. (PRWEB)

2014-06-14 23:03:18

new-zealand.bestwebdesignagencies.com reveals June 2014 rankings of ten best professional website development firms in New Zealand. (PRWEB) June 14, 2014

2014-06-12 23:13:23

Taking place June 13 to June 14, 2014, Max International will be hosting the Australia and New Zealand Road to Diamond and Convention for their associates.

2014-06-11 23:00:21

Inaugural DAE golf tournament wins over Taupo. Orlando Florida (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The inaugural golf event hosted by award-winning worldwide exchange


Latest New Zealand Reference Libraries

Romney Sheep
2014-11-03 12:24:43

The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...

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...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.