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2013-12-19 23:00:15

Allen Cookson relates fundamental physical and ecological principles to economics in his new book ‘Prosperity, Poverty or Extinction?’ NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Looming over humanity are impending ecological crises. If they occur, the present global financial crisis will be seen in hindsight as a relatively minor inconvenience, but also an ignored warning of worse things to come. Author Allen Cookson brings to bear in support of his arguments the weight of evidence...

2013-12-19 23:00:07

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back prices on 2014 Lorde concert tickets. This well known secondary ticket exchange is offering the exclusive customer appreciation promo code DISCOUNT for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Ticket Down announces that they have slashed ticket prices for Lorde's 2014 concert tour in support of her first album "Pure Heroine." The world of music saw several artists break out in a big way in 2013. Among those...

2013-12-18 23:00:18

Inspiring guide restores happiness in people’s lives with a simple process called Heart Happiness. Warkworth, New Zealand (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Wellness coach and international personal change instructor Julienne Rose shares her spiritual meditation experiences in her first book, “The Heart of Happiness: Restoring Happiness with Heart-Centred Healing” (published by Balboa Press). Research done by internationally recognized nonprofit Heart Math supports for the part the heart’s...

2013-12-17 23:29:35

Women who have had just one baby are three times more likely to experience bladder weakness issues than women who have never been pregnant, due to increased pressure placed on the pelvic floor. And sadly, 31.3% of women believe they will suffer bladder weakness forever if it occurs to them during pregnancy, according to a new survey of over 500 New Zealand women carried out by lights™ by TENA®. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Women who have had just one baby are...

2013-12-12 23:27:36

Latest news for New Zealand dairy products from Export New Zealand Ltd. New Zealand Dairy Products Ltd launches Synutra infant formula in New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 New Zealand Quality Foods Ltd launches new product in China. Golden Fern CalciMilk is a new powder formulation that will launch in China in January 2014. This milk supplement is designed for use by the whole family. It is formulated to provide nutritional support for a normal diet. Golden Fern...


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
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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